Graduate Students awarded with Fellowships
25. Mai. 2012
Ulrike Büchsel and I-Wei Wu, both former doctoral students at the Cluster "Asia and Europe", were awarded with a fellowship by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation. The two graduate students received the award in support of the final year of their dissertation.
The dissertation fellowship comes with a grant of 12.000 Euro to support the final year of their dissertation. The topic of Büchsel’s dissertation is “Between ‘All under Heaven’ and the Nation: State Ritual, Ceremonies and National Symbols in the Late Qing Period, 1860-1911”. Wu’s dissertation is entitled “A World of Asymmetries: Caricatures in Chinese Illustrated Newspapers and Periodicals (1867-1918)”.
The Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for international Scholarly Exchange (CCKF) awards grants to institutions and individuals conducting China-related research and academic projects in the fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences on both traditional and contemporary issues. It aims to encourage the pursuit of Chinese Studies internationally, and to foster international scholarly exchange.
Ulrike Büchsel and I-Wei Wu were doctoral students at the Cluster "Asia and Europe". Büchsel was a member of research project A5 “Nationising the Dynasty”, which is coordinated by Prof. Barbara Mittler, Prof. Gita Dharampal-Frick, Prof. Thomas Maissen, and Prof. Bernd Schneidmüller. Wu was a member of the Cluster’s Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies and of research project B1 “Satire”, which is coordinated by Prof. Hans Harder, Prof. Michael Usinus, Prof. Judit Árokay, Prof. Gita Dharampal Frick, Prof. Susanne Enderwitz, and Prof. Barbara Mittler.
Visit the website of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for further information