European Union Marie Curie Conferences and Training Courses and in collaboration with the Worldwide University Network (WUN), the 2006 China in the World: Postgraduate Research Summer School was held from 18 to 21 July 2006 at the University of Nanjing, China. With the theme China and Globalisation in a Historical Perspective, it aimed to enhance the research approaches and techniques of postgraduate research students.
Participants were from European universities and Worldwide Universities Network member universities outside Europe: Nanjing (China), Zhejiang (China), Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (US), California at San Diego (US), Washington at Seattle (US), Wisconsin-Madison (US) and Pennsylvania State (US). A number of self-funded places were offered to research students and junior scholars from these institutions too. A survey of participant satisfaction and assessment by invited speakers and trainers showed that the 2006 Summer School was a huge success in achieving its aims. The results suggested that it had:
The Steering Committee of the Postgraduate Research Summer School