2019 Visiting Program for Young Sinologists - Deadline March 31, 2019
Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China
The Visiting Program for Young Sinologists aims to build a platform to support overseas young sinologists in carrying out Chinese studies, to provide convenient and substantial assistance for their academic research, to support their exchanges and collaborative research projects with outstanding Chinese academic, cultural, and educational institutions, groups, companies, and scholars, and to help them enhance their academic competence and international influence. The 2019 Visiting Program for Young Sinologists will host three programs in Shanghai (Jun. 16-Jul. 6, 2019), Hangzhou (Sep. 5-25, 2019), and Xi’an (Sept. 6-26, 2019) under the theme of “Integrated Development of Culture and Tourism.” About 100 people are expected to attend the programs.
Research on the integration of culture and tourism in Chinese cities
Research on the development concepts in contemporary China
Chinese humanities and social studies
Research on the inheritance and development of Chinese culture
Please note that, after the program, participants are expected to write a research paper on their chosen topics in 3000 to 5000 words. Selected papers will be compiled into a book and then published.
Eligibility requirements are as follows:
Basic requirements: aged between 25 and 45, in good health (as proved by health certificates issued by health organizations in home nations);
Education background: Bachelor’s degree or above, and able to conduct research in Chinese or in English fluently
Working experiences: Have experience of working in famous think-tank, governmental administration department for culture and tourism, education or research institution, museum institution, media organization, tourism academy, tourism association, foundation for culture and tourism, etc.
Academic competence: have adequate research competence and social influence in the field of contemporary sinology, have published research papers or treatises on China, and be engaged in ongoing cooperative research projects related to China.
The expenses of international round-trips (economy class), intercity transportation, board and accommodation, and academic training will be borne by the host.