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The China Residencies Program

The deadline for the 2017 residencies has passed. Information on the 2018 residencies will be available summer 2017.

Deadline: Applications must be received by September 26, 2016


Thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation, the Organization of American Historians and the American History Research Association of China (AHRAC) are pleased to announce the fourth year of the exchange program between the two organizations.

The OAH International Committee seeks applications from OAH members with distinguished research and teaching records who are interested in leading seminars #2 and #3 listed below.

1. Marriage, Citizenship and Race in U.S. History, Northeast Normal University, June 25-30, 2017. OAH President Nancy F. Cott will lead this seminar, and the China Residencies Subcommittee of the OAH International Committee will select two scholars for the remaining two seminars.

2. American Social History of Medicine, Shanghai University, Shanghai, PRC, July 17-23, 2017

3. American Foreign Policy since WWII/History of the International Cold War, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, PRC, June 19-23, 2017

2017 Teaching Seminars
The OAH International Committee and AHRAC will select two scholars from the OAH applicants. Those selected to participate will receive round-trip economy airfare between the United States and China, lodging and meals, and a stipend of $2,500. The OAH International Committee can offer practical advice about teaching and traveling in China to those selected and put them in contact with previous seminar leaders.

Application Process
The application consists of a short (3-5 pages) cv, the name and contact information of three references who can speak to the applicant's teaching and scholarship, a brief (1-2 page) statement or brief syllabus outlining the structure and key questions or themes of the proposed seminar, and a brief (1 page) statement of interest and qualifications. Applicants must be members of the OAH. Application deadline is September 26, 2016.

Applications should be submitted electronically, in Microsoft Word format, to chinaresidency@oah.org. Please indicate "2017 China Residency Program–[NAME OF UNIVERSITY]" in the subject line.

For more information, please contact:
Professor Frank Towers, Chair, OAH International Committee, at ftowers@ucalgary.ca

Deadline: September 26, 2016

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