TOChina Summer School, Turin, June 29-July 10, 2015

The call for application is now open for the TOChina Summer School, a partnership of the Department of Culture, Politics and Society, the University of Torino, and the Torino World Affairs Institute (T.wai). TOChina offers a unique educational salon for engaged young scholars and professionals from various backgrounds in which they can learn about, discuss and debate the presence of China on the global stage. The Summer School will take place in Turin, from June 29 to July 10, 2015. Online applications will be accepted through May 24, 2015. All needed information is extensively available on the event’s dedicated website. The full call for application is available at this link. The leaflet of the event is also available online.

The School is proud to acknowledge the Australian Center on China in the World (CIW), the University of Naples “L’Orientale” and the Department of Political Science of the University of Rome “Roma Tre” as associate partners. Based at the “Luigi Einaudi” campus of the University of Torino, the Summer School welcomes participants to a vibrant international environment, where an informal work style allows for free, in-depth discussion on critical issues that lie at the intersection between China’s long-term structural transformations and global current affairs.

Confirmed faculty members for the 2015 TOChina Summer School include:

  • Geremie Barmé (Australian National University)
  • Kent Deng (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Niv Horesh (University of Nottingham)
  • Andrey Kortunov (Russian International Affairs Council)
  • Liang Zhiping 梁治平 (Chinese National Academy of Arts)
  • Edward Luttwak (Center for Strategic and International Studies)
  • Christopher McNally (Chaminade University)
  • Raffaello Pantucci (Royal United Services Institute)
  • Flora Sapio (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • Patricia Thornton (Oxford University)
  • Luigi Tomba (Australian National University)

Interested participants can compete for two types of scholarship. Students may apply for ZEROTASSE scholarships, waving tuition costs. Those who do not live in the Torino area, moreover, can apply for the FREETORINO scholarships, covering tuition, accommodation and, partially, meals for the duration of their stay in Torino.

Participants are selected through a highly competitive process, strictly based on academic merit, professional achievements and individual potential. Online applications are accepted from March 9 through to May 24, 2015.

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