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November 24, 2010

IIAS Summer Programme - Heritage Conserved and Contested: Asian and European Perspectives

From 19-26 June 2011, the International Institute for Asian Studies will organize a summer programme in Leiden, the Netherlands, for MA and PhD students about "Heritage Conserved and Contested: Asian and European Perspectives."

This first Summer Programme in Asian Studies aims to shed light on the various definitions, interests, and practices associated with the question of cultural heritage in Asia and Europe.

The programme will be run by two world-renown scholars in the fields of cultural heritage theory and cultural Asian history, respectively: Prof. Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University) and Prof. Nira Wickramasinghe (Leiden University).

Registration is now open!
Registration closes: 15 January 2011
For information and registration, please visit www.summerprogramme.asia.

The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) is a postdoctoral research centre based in Leiden and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Our main objective is to encourage the interdisciplinary and comparative study of Asia and to promote national and international cooperation in the field. The institute focuses on the human and social sciences and on their interaction with other sciences.

Posted by zzhu at November 24, 2010 01:42 PM