[Blueboard] ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ASIA FELLOWS AWARDS 2003-2004
Editha G. Sablan
esablan at admu.edu.ph
Mon Sep 30 17:16:15 PHT 2002
The ASIA Fellows Awards is now accepting applications for Year 2003-2004. The awards offer opportunities for outstanding young and mid-career Asian scholars and professionals and enable awardees to study or conduct research in a participating country for six (6) to nine (9) months.
Goals and Objective:
A. To increase the overall awareness of intellectual resources in the People's Republic of China and the countries of South and Southeast Asia.
B. To contribute to the growth of long-range capabilities for cross-regional knowledge sharing.
C. To develop regional expertise, establish a multi-network of Asian specialists from many disciplines, professional fields and countries.
D. To stimulate interdisciplinary research and inter-societal comparison.
E. To contribute to new developments within existing area studies communities.
Examples of recent ASIA Fellows Awards:
1. "China's Changing Perceptions of Southeast Asia in the Reform Era", Malaysian lecturer
2. "Religion of the Chams: An Anthropological Study on Vernacular Hinduism in Vietnam", Indian Research Fellow
3. "Comparative Study of Rural Elderly Support Between China and Thailand", Chinese Professor
The program guidelines are available at the Academic Vice-President's Office.
For further information please contact:
ASIA Fellows Awards
c/o Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC)
Diliman, Quezon City, MM 1101
Tel No. 929-2671
e-mail: projects at pssc.org.ph
Deadline for Submission: 10 January 2003
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