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UZH-GEAS Joint Dissertation Workshop 2018

Nov 08, 2018 - Nov 09, 2018

The Interdisciplinary PhD Program (IDP)  at University of Zurich and the Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS) at Freie Universität Berlin are planning their annual joint workshop, this time discussing dissertation chapters, to be held on November 8-9, 2019 at University of Zurich, Switzerland.

The workshop is designed to give 4–5 doctoral candidates from Berlin and Zurich who are in the later stage of their dissertation research the opportunity to discuss a dissertation chapter draft with experienced scholars and fellow PhD candidates.

Programme Schedule

08 Nov. 19:00
Evening Get-together (Restaurant Linde Oberstrass, Universitätsstrasse 91, 8006 Zürich)

09 Nov.10:00-11:00
Oyuna Baldakova: “Greening Belt and Road: Emerging Regulatory Framework for China's Sustainable Overseas Investments”

Discussant: Anastasiya Bayok (GEAS)

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

Jan Niggemeier: “Community Unions as Field Challengers in Japanese Labour Activism”

Discussant: Gracia Liu-Farrer (Waseda)

Lunch Break (Restaurant UniTurm, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich)

Fynn Holm: “Hunting with Whales”

Discussant: Anne Aronsson (UZH)

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

Expert talk on academic careers in Japan and the US by Prof. Gracia Liu-Farrer (PhD in Sociology at the University of Chicago, Professor at Waseda University, Tokyo)

Julia Teebken: "Climate Adaptation Barriers in Comparison"

Discussant: David Chiavacci

Time & Location

Nov 08, 2018 - Nov 09, 2018

Room: SOE-F-08, Schönberggasse 11, 8001 Zürich