Gui Minhai, the Swedish citizen, publisher and poet kidnapped from Thailand and detained by China since October 2015, has now been held for more than 1000 days.
Recent developments are a mix of good news, and disheartening news:
Gui Minhai, the Swedish citizen, publisher and poet kidnapped from Tha
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is announcing the opening of its 2019-2020 Fellowship competition. The Center, located in the heart of Washington, DC, awards approximately 15-20 academic year residential fellowships to academics, practitioners, journalists, former public officials, and independent experts from any country with outstanding project proposals on global issues. The Center welcomes policy-relevant proposals which complement the Center's programming priorities.
The history department at Emory University is running a search for three assistant professors in American history, and we are interested in candidates whose work engages with the Pacific World, including China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia. The application due date is coming up soon: 15 September.
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