Funded MA or PhD study (premodern Japan) at Kyushu University

samedi 21 octobre 2017
par  SFEJ
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We are currently inviting applications for one fully funded opportunity to pursue an MA or PhD degree at the International Master’s Program / Doctorate in Japanese Humanities, Kyushu University from October, 2018.

Funding includes one return flight from the applicant’s country of residence, the enrolment and tuition fees for a two-year MA degree or three-year PhD degree, and a monthly stipend of ca. 140,000 yen. For an MA candidate : Upon successful completion of the MA degree, funding may be extended to complete the PhD degree.

Applicants should be foreign nationals born after April 1982.

Interested students should send a curriculum vitae, a research proposal (for details see p. 11, “academic essay,” of the attached program brochure), and copies of recent academic transcripts to kokusai@lit.kyushu-u.ac.jp by November 15, 2017. Additional documents such as letters of recommendation may be requested from short-listed applicants.

The attached brochure is that for the current 2017–18 academic year ; the new brochure will be available in December (http://www2.lit.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/impjh/). Program details for the 2018–19 academic year will not change drastically other than the addition of three new colleagues and courses in their respective fields :

Ashton Lazarus (from September 2017), medieval literature
Anton Schweizer (from February 2018), art and architectural history
Caleb Carter (from March 2018), religious studies

They join current faculty members Ellen Van Goethem, history (on leave April 2018–March 2019), and Cynthea J. Bogel, art history.

Kind regards
Ellen Van Goethem

Dr. Ellen Van Goethem
Associate Professor
Japanese History and History of Ideas
Kyushu University
Graduate School of Humanities
http://www.brill.com/nagaoka


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