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Ethnic and Cultural Diversity暑期班
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*Ethnic and Cultural Diversity*– MPI Summer School 2014

*Sponsor: Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic
Diversity Goettingen, Germany*

*Organizer: The Center for the Study of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in
China at Minzu University in Beijing*

Location: Minzu University in Beijing

Dates: July 07-11, 2014

Language: English

Invited speakers:

· Peter van der Veer

· Da Wu

· Yongjia Liang

· Dan Smyer Yu

Deadline for applications: *01.04.2014.*

*Themes/Intent*

Social theories of inequality and diversity in relation to questions of
religion and ethnicity. These theories are discussed in general, but also
in relation to the ethnography of Asia and China in particular. The
theoretical framework that is offered in the summer school has been
developed at the Max Planck Institute and is applied in fieldwork sites all
over the world.

The purpose of the MPI summer school at Minzu University is to educate
students, but also to select the best students for Ph.D. and Postdoctoral
scholarships. Ph.D. and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded depending
on the quality of the applicants at the end of the summer school.
Successful candidates will receive a four year fellowship for PhD or a 2
year fellowship for Postdocs. The dissertation of the Ph.D. fellowships
will be defended at Utrecht University.

*Requirements*

PhD/Master students in Social /Cultural Anthropology, Religious Studies,
Sociology, Political Science or other related disciplines of the Social
Sciences or Humanities. Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese is expected.


Applications should include a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a proposed
research statement of 1000 words for the period of the fellowship, a list
of publications if any, and the names and contact details of two potential
referees.

Applications are due 1st April and selection will be made before 1st May.
The Summer Institute will provide free tuition, but lodging and
transportation has to be taken care of by the students. Selected students
are supposed to complete pre-assigned readings before the Summer School
begins.

*Structure of the Summer Institute *

Five days; lectures in the morning, discussions of the project proposals
that have been submitted in the afternoon.


Jie Kang

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
Hermann-Föge-Weg 11
37073 Göttingen Germany

Email:kang@mmg.mpg.de