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Chinese and Comparative Philosophy 中國哲學與比較哲學

International graduate student research scholarships at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

These are generous scholarships, running for 3 years for a PhD and 2 years for a Masters degree. The scholarships pay for the tuition fee (which are around AUD$20,000 per year) and an annual stipend of $24,653.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal for research in Chinese philosophy, please get in touch with A/Prof Karyn Lai (k.lai@unsw.edu.au) as applications require the support of the supervisor.

More details are available at: http://research.unsw.edu.au/sites/all/files/related_files/regular_page_content/international_scholarship_guidelines.pdf?t=1360177126

The closing date for applications is 1st March 2013.

February 6, 2013 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | no comments

NECCT Announcement

Announcing the Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought, to be held at Wesleyan University on Friday and Saturday, November 8-9, 2013.

The goals of the Northeast Conference on Chinese Thought (NECCT) are twofold:

  1. To provide a regional forum for everyone from graduate students to established scholars to present work, learn from one another, and establish or strengthen mutual relationships; and
  2. To bring together scholars and students who approach Chinese thought from diverse disciplinary perspectives so as to foster understanding of our various objectives, perspectives, and constraints—the point not being to privilege one approach or hope for a grand synthesis, but simply to encourage each of us to be less insular and to find ways to learn from the approaches of others.

We will issue a call for abstracts later in the Spring, the submission deadline for which will be June 1. Papers will not be circulated in advance, there will be no pre-determined commentators, and we do not anticipate a conference volume. In short, this is intended to be an informal (though high-quality) discussion at which new ideas and work-in-progress are very welcome.

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February 6, 2013 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Conference | 5 comments

Job in Comparative Political Theory

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences has rolled out a new undergraduate degree programme in Public Policy and Global Affairs (PPGA). The first-of-its kind in Singapore, the programme offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that combines politics and international relations, public policy, and public administration.

We are currently having a couple of openings for the position of Assistant Professor in our newly established programme, but they can be appointed at the associate professor level. For more information on these positions, see below or please click here.

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February 6, 2013 Posted by | Comparative Political Theory, Job Opening | no comments