Stefano Zacchetti (1968-2020). Contributo agli studi buddhisti
Era il giugno del 2004, l’occasione il secondo convegno organizzato dal Centro di Studi sul Buddhismo dell’Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli. Stefano, rientrato in Italia dal Giappone, ci aveva intrattenuti con una dotta e ricca comunicazione sulla seconda fase di sviluppo della letteratura esegetica buddhista cinese. Ad ascoltarlo si era presentato Antonino Forte (1940-2006), che si era profuso in un …
The Institute for Near Eastern and East Asian Languages and Civilizations—Sinology at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) with an interest in modern Chinese history, global/transnational historiography and/or East Asian conceptual history of the 19-20th century.
The position is part of the interdisciplinary project “Writing History with China—Chinese Concepts in Transnational Historiography” funded by the Volkswagen Foundation (2020-27).
In cooperation with the Department of History (Chair of Modern and Contemporary History) at FAU this project is going to focus on epistemologies and methodologies of historical knowledge production in contemporary China while inquiring the potential contributions of publications of historians in the Sinophone sphere to a transnational discourse of history writing that goesbeyond the area studies.
Call for Position: Lecturer in Chinese Studies – Bangor University
Applications are invited for the above full-time, permanent post in the Modern Languages and Cultures section of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and inspiring lecturer, able to design, convene and teach undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Chinese Cultural Studies, including the English-Chinese translation component of our MA in Translation Studies. S/he will also have the ability to supervise postgraduate researchers in Chinese Cultural Studies and will contribute to the School’s ambition and international standing in terms of high-quality research.
Applicants must hold a PhD (or near completion of) in a relevant area of Chinese Cultural Studies and should possess excellent language skills in Mandarin and English. In addition, applicants should have a record of research excellence commensurate with their career stage.
For further details or an informal discussion, please contact Dr Andrew Webb (Head of School) email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr Shasha Wang (UG Course Director in Chinese) email: email@example.com
The successful candidate will be expected to start on 1 September 2020.
Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, jobs.bangor.ac.uk. However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Position:
Research Associate in China and Globalisation, U Manchester
The Manchester China Institute (MCI) seeks to appoint a two-year postdoctoral Research Associate in China and Globalisation (broadly conceived) commencing September 2020.
The successful applicant will be based in the Lee Kai Hung Postdoctoral College at MCI, and work independently under the supervision of the MCI director. S/he will have a completed PhD in the humanities or social sciences, and possess a demonstrable ability to produce world-class research. While applications from across China studies are welcome, slight preference will be given to research that can contribute to ongoing MCI research projects on 1) Anglo-Chinese contacts and mutual attitudes, and 2) the political psychology of cross-Strait relations.
The Manchester China Institute seeks to improve mutual understanding in UK-China relations. It supports a vibrant China studies research community at the global top-30 University of Manchester, which boasts the largest Chinese student population of any university in Europe. Manchester is also home to the second largest Chinese community in the UK.
Research position KU Leuven, Belgium, Eastern Religions (Buddhism)
Within the framework of the Odysseus program, the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at KU Leuven (Belgium) is actively looking for junior and senior candidates with excellent research profiles and track records for a research-oriented appointment in the field of Eastern Religions (Buddhism).
For all information about this call, KU Leuven research and living in Leuven, see here.
Information about the Faculty’s research here.
Based on track record and professional experience, a successful candidate will be appointed at the level of TT-junior, BOFZAP (research professor) or senior professor. The position is research-oriented and a successful candidate will receive a substantial research budget: 100-200K/yr for juniors (level postdoc-TT-lecturer), 400K/yr or more for seniors (Associate Professor or higher).
Researchers that would be interested in this position are asked to contact (preferably with a CV and publication list) the folowing people:Prof. Johan De Tavernier (Dean): johan.detavernier@kuleuven and
Prof. Johan Leemans (Vice Dean for Research): email@example.com
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