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English-based MA and visiting programs in Chinese philosophy at Fudan

Dear friends,

Thanks to your support, since it was launched in 2011, the MA and Visiting programs in Chinese philosophy (with courses taught in English) at Fudan have been extremely successful. 72 students have been enrolled in either the M.A. program (60 students) and the visiting student program (12 students). They are from all over the world, and many of them are top students in their classes, majoring in philosophy, classics, and/or East Asian or Chinese studies. Therefore, either in terms of the quantity or the quality of the students, the Fudan programs simply are the most successful of their kind (English-based post-graduate programs in Chinese philosophy) in mainland China. Continue reading “English-based MA and visiting programs in Chinese philosophy at Fudan”

December 25, 2017 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学 | no comments

Fudan Fellow Program

Prof. Tongdong Bai of Fudan writes:

Fudan University has instituted a Fudan Fellow Program.  It accepts both full-time students as well as full-time scholars.  There are two types of fellows: Fudan Senior Fellows for Professors and Associate Professors and Fudan Fellows for Assistant Professors, post-docs and students.  For a flyer that contains more information about the program, see here.

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January 8, 2017 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Fellowships | no comments

Updated information on Fudan’s English-language MA Program

For several years Fudan University has run a successful English-language MA program in Chinese philosophy. Updated information is now available on our Graduate Programs page, under “MA Programs.” The priority application deadline (for scholarships) is Feb. 20, 2017. You can also find past discussions of this program here.

December 27, 2016 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Graduate study | no comments

Fudan Programs in Chinese Philosophy

I again offer some information from Prof. Tongdong BAI on Fudan University’s English-language Chinese philosophy programs. There has been discussion of these programs on the blog in the past; search for “Fudan.” 

Thanks to your support, since it was launched in 2011, the MA and Visiting programs in Chinese philosophy (with courses taught in English) at Fudan have been extremely successful. 55 students have been enrolled in either the M.A. program (47 students) and the visiting student program (8 students). They are from the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, the U.K., Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Yugoslavia, Romania, Israel, India, and Indonesia, and many of them are top students in their classes, majoring in philosophy, classics, and/or East Asian or Chinese studies. The above facts make these programs simply the most successful of their kind (English-based post-graduate programs in Chinese philosophy) in mainland China.

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January 14, 2016 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Graduate study, Opportunities | no comments

Fudan English-Language Chinese Philosophy Programs

Here is information about the English-language programs in Chinese philosophy offered at Fudan University. We have had some discussion of them here before. and the feedback we’ve gathered has been consistently positive. I had an opportunity to give a lecture to some of the students in this program a year or so ago, and was impressed with the students! The application deadline and other information is below.

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December 21, 2014 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Programs of Study | 7 comments

Fudan English-Language Programs in Chinese Philosophy

Tongdong Bai writes:

Thanks to your support, since it was launched in 2010, the MA and Visiting programs in Chinese philosophy (with courses taught in English) at Fudan have been extremely successful.  It has been three years since these programs were launched in 2011, and 34 students have been enrolled in either the M.A. program (28 students) and the
visiting student program (6 students).

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December 29, 2013 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Graduate study | no comments

A Busy Week at Fudan University

In addition to the lectures by Kurtis Hagen on Xunzi that I just posted about, there are several other events taking place over the next week at Shanghai’s Fudan University. In chronological order:

Friday May 24, 10:00am, P. J. Ivanhoe (Chair Professor of East Asian Philosophy and Religion, City University of Hong Kong) is speaking on “Kongzi and Aristotle as Virtue Ethicists.” Details are here.

Friday May 24, 6:30pm, P. J. Ivanhoe is delivering the first lecture of a series on “Chinese Research on Confucianism in Global Perspective”; Prof. Ivanhoe’s lecture is titled “Confucian Cosmopolitanism.” Details on this and the subsequent lectures in the series are here.

Saturday and Sunday, May 24-25, an international conference on the topic “Chinese Research on Confucianism in Global Perspective” will take place; details on all speakers and titles are here.

Tuesday May 28, 10:00am, I am speaking on the topic “Progressive Confucianism on Social Criticism and the Values of Deference.” Details are here.

I hope that blog readers lucky enough to be in Shanghai will be able to enjoy some of these lectures!

May 22, 2013 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Conference, Confucianism, Contemporary Confucianism, Lecture | no comments

Hagen Gives Lecture Series on Xunzi at Fudan

Kurtis Hagen of SUNY Plattsburgh will be delivering three lectures on Xunzi, all from 10:00am-11:30am, on May 27, 29, and 30, at Fudan University in Shanghai. Details follow!

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May 22, 2013 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Confucianism, Lecture, Xunzi | no comments

English-based MA and Visiting Programs in Chinese Philosophy at Fudan, Shanghai

M.A. and Visiting Student Programs in Chinese Philosophy
With Courses Offered in English
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Overview
These programs are aimed to offer opportunities of learning Chinese and studying Chinese philosophy to overseas postgraduates or college juniors and seniors who have not yet been able to master the Chinese language. In addition to Chinese language classes, these programs offer courses on Chinese philosophy as well as other related courses in English at Fudan University. Fudan University is a leading institution of higher education in China, and is experienced with and renowned for educating overseas students. The School of Philosophy at Fudan is a top philosophy department in China. The university is located in Shanghai, the most dynamic city of China that belongs to a region that is rich in Chinese traditions and cultures. It has been two years since these programs were launched, and 21 students have been enrolled in either the M.A. program (17 students) and the visiting student program (4 students). They are from the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Israel, and Indonesia, and many of them are top students in their classes, majoring in philosophy, classics, and/or East Asian or Chinese studies. The above facts make these programs simply the most successful of their kind (English-based higher and post-graduate education programs in Chinese philosophy) in mainland China.

  • M.A. Program: a two-year degree program, 29 credits (with 6 credits for 2 courses in Chinese Language) and a master thesis.
  • Visiting Student Program: a one-year program, 3-4 major courses, and 1-2 courses of Chinese, a certificate to be offered upon the completion.
  • Audit Program: individual-course-based program.
  • Tuition and Living Expenses: RMB 50,000 a year for tuition; on-campus housing: from RMB 1,200 per month to 2,700 per month; meals at an on-campus dining facility: RMB 1,000 per month.
  • Scholarships and part-time jobs abundantly available.

Application Deadlines: March 1 (Priority, for scholarships) and June 1.

For Further Information: http://iso.fudan.edu.cn/downloads/zgzx20121129.pdf

The International Student Office: http://www.fso.fudan.edu.cn/ or http://iso.fudan.edu.cn/en/

Or contact Prof. Bai Tongdong, baitongdong@fudan.edu.cn

December 13, 2012 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Graduate study, Opportunities | no comments

Fudan's English-language Chinese Philosophy Programs

Fudan University has successfully launched its English-language Chinese philosophy programs (a one-year Visiting Student program, and a two-year M.A. program) this fall, and is now offering information for those who want to learn more about applying to begin in Fall 2012. Please see this poster for the basic information, and this document with further details. Anyone who has experience with the programs, please let us know in the comments!

December 20, 2011 Posted by | Opportunities, Programs of Study | 4 comments

Fudan M.A. and Visiting Program in Chinese Philosophy

Tongdong Bai sends this update to a previous announcement:
The M.A. and Visiting Student Programs were finally approved by Fudan University, and the application materials are available now.  The programs are aimed to offer opportunities to students who wish to study Chinese philosophy but are not yet able to master the Chinese language.  Various types of scholarships will be available.  In particular, I will personally help to attract funding and to find part-time-job opportunities for students who will enroll in these programs.

January 5, 2011 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Opportunities, Programs of Study | no comments

Study Chinese Philosophy in English at Fudan

Prof. BAI Tongdong would like to announce an exciting new opportunity to study Chinese philosophy, in English (though also with Chinese language courses), at Fudan University in Shanghai. Note that there is some substantial financial assistance available. There are both 2-year MA and 1-year non-degree options. Sounds terrific! Continue reading “Study Chinese Philosophy in English at Fudan”

November 22, 2010 Posted by | Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Graduate study, Opportunities | 3 comments

Workshop on Manuscript Cultures

Fourth Biannual Ph.D. Student and Early-Career Scholar Workshop

Manuscript Culture in Ancient Egypt and China

International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures

Renmin University of China

Beijing, January 14–18, 2019

The International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures (ICSATC), hosted at Renmin University of China, will hold its Fourth Ph.D. Student and Early-Career Scholar Workshop on January 14 -18, 2019. Four days of seminars will be concluded with student presentations and plenary discussion on the fifth day. The principal language of instruction and interaction will be English.

Ph.D. students, see application details below.

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September 3, 2018 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Chinese Texts, Graduate study, Opportunities | no comments

ISCP 2018 Newsletter

The ISCP has distributed its 2018 Newsletter, with Society business and the mini-conference it is organizing at the WCP this summer. Read on!

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January 20, 2018 Posted by | China, Chinese philosophy - 中國哲學 - 中国哲学, Comparative philosophy, Organization News | no comments

US National Humanities Center East Asian Scholars Program

For blog readers in East Asia, especially…

NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER EAST ASIAN SCHOLARS PROGRAM

With the support of the Henry Luce Foundation, the National Humanities Center invites proposals from scholars at elite East Asian universities for fellowships for the 2018-19 academic year. The current participating universities are Tsinghua, Fudan, Shanghai Jiao Tong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University, National University of Singapore, and National Taiwan University, although we are open to expanding participation from stellar institutions.

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August 26, 2017 Posted by | Fellowships, Opportunities | no comments

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