SOAS University of London

Centre of Taiwan Studies

Doing PhDs in Taiwan Studies in the UK

Chang Bi-yu (SOAS), Isabelle Cheng (Portsmouth), Dafydd Fell (SOAS), Huang Chia-yuan (Academia Sinica), Lara Momesso (UCLAN) Jonathan Sullivan (Nottingham)

Date: 9 July 2020Time: 7:00 PM

Finishes: 9 July 2020Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Summer School

As part of the 2020 SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies Summer School, we kindly ask that you register to attend.

This event will be held online through Blackboard Collaborate.

*Please be aware that all Summer School event times follow British Summer Time (BST)

2020 Summer School PhD Collage

In this discussion panel six scholars will discuss their experiences of doing PhDs with a focus on Taiwan. By discussing what they did right and wrong during their doctoral studies, we hope this can offer some lessons for future PhD students in the field.

Topics that we may address include:

  • Choosing the university, department and supervisor

  • Selecting the research topic

  • Funding the PhD

  • Joining conferences

  • Publishing during the PhD

  • Working and teaching during the PhD

  • Academic networking

  • Work life balance

  • Dealing with setbacks during the PhD

  • Surviving the initial post PhD period

Organiser: SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies

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