IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize in Asian Studies 2012
And the winner is....
The 2012 IIAS National Master's Prize went to Rebecca Bego, who graduated from the University of Amsterdam in August 2012. Rebecca wrote here thesis in cultural anthropology entitled 'The Roots of the Skyline. Urban Activism and Cultural Heritage in Hong Kong'. During a festive award ceremony at Leiden University's Faculty Club on, she was awarded a 3-month IIAS fellowship to write a PhD project proposal or a research article.
More information about the thesis will be added here soon, as well as information about the theses of the other two nominees.
The other nominees were:
Manya Koetse (Leiden University), The ‘Magic’ of Memory. Chinese and Japanese Re-Remembrances of the Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945).
Yinyin Liu (University of Wageningen), Dream with the Poetic Blue. The Poetic Aesthetics of Contemporary Chinese Landscape with Experiencing Water.
Next year's IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize application deadline is 1 October 2013.