Summer School

For whom

The Summer School on Asian Food: History, Anthropology, Sociology is intended for MA/PhD students and early career scholars (up to 3 years after the completion of the PhD). All applicants must be committed to or actively working on original research projects that engage with the Summer School theme.


Closed. Applicants will be informed before 1 May 2017.

Selection procedure

The programme allows a maximum of 15 participants. All who apply by the deadline will be informed about the selection results before 1 May 2017. Please note that we will be unable to provide feedback and comments to those applicants not selected for participation.

Participation requirements

Selected participants agree to attend and participate in all events from 25-29 September 2017, including lectures, fieldtrips, and group presentations. Participants also agree to read pre-circulated background materials as generated by the Conveners (as relevant).

Language requirements

A working language of English is required and presentations will be in English. No translation/interpretation services will be available at the Summer School.


Half-board shared accommodation (breakfast and lunch) for four nights is included for the selected participants (arrival 25, departure 29 September).

Travel costs

Selected participants are expected to fund their own travel expenses. Limited (partial) scholarships are available. For more information, please see Financial Support. We recommend that you try to raise funds to cover your transportation and/or other expenses as early as possible.


Participants can receive a certificate for the Summer School.