Nanjing University, Jiangsu Provincial Government and the Research Councils UK and in collaboration with the Worldwide University Network (WUN), the 2010 Postgraduate Summer School (PGSS 2010) was organised by the National Institute of Chinese Studies and Nanjing University's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Department of History.
Held from 4 to 19 July, 2010 at Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. PGSS 2010 aimed to enhance the research approaches and techniques of postgraduate research students and early-stage researchers of Chinese studies.
The core themes of the 2010 Postgraduate Summer School were:
The Summer School lasted from 4 to 19 July. Teaching sessions (lectures/training) were held from 5 to 11 July, followed by guided field trips to Anhui and Jiangsu provinces from 12 to 16 July, concluding with training sessions on 17 and 18 July. PGSS 2010 had a substantially longer duration than previous Summer Schools with the added attraction of guided field trips.
Participants were required to attend all lectures and seminars on the core theme: The International Implications of the Chinese Experience, and chose to specialise in either of the two elective themes: Rural China or Changing Urbanities.
All successful participants were provided with accommodation, meals, training materials, and a round-trip economy air / train fare to Nanjing University.
A detailed programme for PGSS 2010 is available in Chinese here.