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Call for Applications: Methods Training Workshop Remote Ethnography of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (19-22 June 2023)


In recent years the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has been has been off limits for social researchers. Therefore, the field of Xinjiang studies has developed a range of new methods and sources to study the region from a distance. The EU-funded project “Remote XUAR” is specifically devoted to further advancing these efforts and exploring new approaches for the purpose of documenting and analyzing the ongoing developments and day-to-day changes and transformations in XUAR. We invite both established scholars and young researchers interested in learning about these methodological approaches in the field of Xinjiang studies to apply for attending this workshop.

The deadline for application is Friday, May 26, 2023.

You may download the full call for applications here.