Fifth Biannual Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar Workshop
“Authorship and Authority in the Ancient World”
International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures
Renmin University of China
Beijing, June 17–21, 2019
The International Center for the Study of Ancient Text Cultures (ICSATC), hosted at Renmin University of China, holds its fifth Ph.D. Student and Young Scholar workshop on June 17-21, 2019. Four renowned scholars from the fields of Ancient Chinese, Greek, and Biblical Literature will present lectures and seminars on specific topics. There also will be student research activities to complement the lectures and seminars. The principal language of instruction and interaction will be English.
Meeting Place: Renmin University of China, Beijing
Prof. Barbara Graziosi, Princeton University (Greek Literature)
Prof. Hindy Najman, Oxford University (Biblical Literature)
Prof. Hanmo Zhang, Renmin University of China (Chinese Literature)
Prof. Martin Kern, Princeton University (Chinese Literature)
June 16: Arrival and registration
June 17-20: Lectures, seminars, and research activities
June 21: Student presentations and plenary conclusion
June 22: Departure
The program accepts forty Ph.D. students and young scholars who specialize in the textual study of antiquity, globally conceived. Half the number of participants are admitted from Chinese universities, the other half from universities from around the world. Those who have passed their required Ph.D. qualifying examinations and have started writing their dissertations are encouraged to apply, as are postdoctoral students and young scholars.
Room, board, and other local expenses will be provided by the Center at Renmin University. Students are expected to cover their own transportation and visa expenses, hopefully with the assistance from their universities or other scholarships. All necessary visa documentation will be provided by the Center. Applications should be sent by March 15, 2019, to: email@example.com
Date of Birth:
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Please describe in one page or less your current research and/or study plans. Include a discussion of what you hope to gain from participation in the workshop and how it will further your research goals and objectives.