"The EAI is not planning to recruit fellows in 2017."
The EAI launched the “Fellows Program on Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia” in 2005. This program invites both established and next-generation East Asia specialists from all over the world, giving them the opportunity to conduct their research in East Asian countries and to promote scholarly exchanges among scholars and experts. The awardees give seminars and lectures based on their chosen research topic during a two- to three-week visit to two or more Participating Institutions of higher education in East Asia, which include the East Asia Institute in Seoul, Peking University in Beijing, Fudan University in Shanghai, Keio University in Tokyo, and the National Taiwan University in Taipei. They host the Fellows, hold seminars and lectures, and support the Fellows’ research activities in their own countries.
Upon the completion of their research visit, Fellows are encouraged to revise their research paper and submit it to an academic journal for review and publication, including the Journal of East Asian Studies. The JEAS is a leading publication, which was included in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) in 2008.
The primary mission of the EAI Fellows Program is to provide opportunities for East Asia specialists in the area of social sciences, which include political science, international relations, sociology, public policy, and so forth, to conduct research and interact with scholars and students of the countries they visit. This inter-regional and inter-disciplinary approach encourages Fellows to gain first-hand knowledge of the region and build solid commitment to the study of East Asia. In order to achieve the Program’s mission, the EAI is pursuing the following objectives:
• Provide East Asia-specialized scholars with the opportunities to experience and enhance their understanding of the East Asian region, and encourage interdisciplinary research in the study of East Asia.
• Educate students of East Asia through lectures and seminars.
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