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. Selected applicants have been notified.

Selection procedure

The programme allows a maximum of 15 participants. All who applied by the deadline have been informed about the selection results before 1 May 2017.

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.


Participants can receive a certificate for the Summer School.