Applications for the Yenching Global Symposium 2019 are now open. The Yenching Global Symposium (YGS) is an annual event that brings together people from different fields and across generations with a common interest: China.
The Yenching Global Symposium is hosted by the Yenching Academy at Peking University, Beijing, China and will take place on March 29 – 31, 2019. This year, the three-day event will take place in March 2019 and will comprise engaging speakers and interactive events on the topic of Wǒmen: Retelling the China Stories. This conference will feature prominent international scholars and leading young professionals from a wide range of fields and will provide a highly focused, application-based experiential learning platform.
– Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any field;
– Strong interest in learning about China and engaging in nuanced, interdisciplinary discussions which address critical societal issues relating to China;
– Available for the entirety of the conference, March 29-31st 2019 (and available for any required travel time to and from Beijing);
– Have not attended any of the previous Yenching Global Symposiums or Yenching Social Innovation Forums;
– English Proficiency;
– Leadership potential;
– Bonus: Involvement in China-related activities – academic, voluntary, professional, extra-curricular.
Delegates selected to attend the Yenching Global Symposium will receive fully-funded travel, accommodation, and meals in Beijing for the duration of the conference.
As a delegate, you will have the opportunity to share your experiences with innovation while collaborating with others to generate fruitful exchange and construct frameworks for action on China’s most challenging issues.
If you are selected as a delegate, the Yenching Global Symposium will cover your return flight tickets, accommodation, and meals for the duration of the event. Delegates have to bear visa expenses (if any) and are advised to carry some money for personal expenses, sightseeing, etc.
How to apply?
In order to apply, please fill the application form.
For more information, please visit the official web page.