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Call for Outlines: Young Scholars Workshop at the ERCCT (due March 30, 2015)

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Poster:Post date:2015-02-09

ThirdYoung Scholars Workshop” at the CCKF-ERCCT Summer 2015

The European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan at Eberhard Karls University Tü bingen will hold a workshop for emerging young scholars from June 21st to June 28th, 2015. This year’s workshop will place a particular emphasis on the subject:

Gaining Space: Taiwan in the International Community”


Possible topics might include Taiwan’s economic integration outside of Greater China; prospects for a Taiwan-EU Economic Cooperation Agreement; Taiwan’s soft power, Taiwan in international organizations, EU-Taiwan relations , and others.

However, papers on other topics related to Taiwan and cross-Strait relations are also welcome.

Ph.D. students (3rd year and above) and postdocs of the social sciences working on academic projects related to Taiwan or China are invited to submit their application.

The workshop will provide young scholars with the opportunity to:

  •  present their research to an international audience;
  • engage in scholarly exchange on topics related to theory and methodology;
  • fine-tune the theoretical framework of their respective research projects;
  • get to know Tübingen and its University;
  • take part in our Taiwan Documentary Film Festival (June 26-27)


Ten to twelve young scholars (five-six each from Europe and Taiwan) will be invited to attend. Travel expenses and accommodation will be fully covered by the ERCCT. After the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be asked to provide a short paper, which will be published online in our ERCCT Online Paper Series.


Interested students are invited to send their CV and an outline of their research project (5-6 pages) until 30 March, 2015 to:


Stefan Braig, M.A.

ERCCT Managing Director

Mail: stefan.braig@uni-tuebingen.de

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