Attività didattiche 
Dottorato in Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa

Calendario accademico 2020/2021

26-28/04/2021 - Training and Teaching Block 4

Monday 26 April 2021 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

  • 09:00-10:30    Luise Guest (University of New South-Wales): “‘Feminine’ or Feminist? The Contested History of Nvxing Yishu in Post-Cultural Revolution China”
  • 10:30-12:00    Francesca Orsini (SOAS): “Doing World Literature: South-South Relations”
  • 14:00-15:30    Paulina Lewicka (University of Warsaw): “Medicine without Physicians. Arabic-Islamic Self-treatment Manuals from Cairo of the Mamluk Period (1250-1516)”

Tuesday 27 April 2021 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

  • 10:30-12:00    Ariane Sadjed (Austrian Academy of Science) : “Consumerism as a Civilizational Discourse? Challenges in Understanding Modern Iranian Selves”
  • 14:00-15:30    Discussion: William E. Connolly (2013) The Fragility of Things. Durham: Duke University Press
  • 15:30-17:00    Brainstorming / Discussion: PhD symposium on Fragility, Research colloquium on this topic

Wednesday 28 April 2021 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

  • 09:00-14:00     PhD student presentations

17-19/02/2021 - Training and Teaching Block 3 

Mercoledì 17 Febbraio 2021 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

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  • 09:00-10:30 Giorgio Arcodia (DSAAM): How I got into Chinese Linguistics (by chance)
  • 10:45-12:15 Patrick Heinrich (DSAAM): From theory to case and back to theory: Language endangerment on the Ryukyus and Hawaii and sociolinguistic theory
  • 13:00-14:15 Discussion: Anne Fausto-Sterling (2000) Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality. New York: Basic Books.

Giovedì 18 Febbraio 2021 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

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  • 09:00-10:30 Antonella Diana (DSAAM): On doing research in the Upper Mekong borderlands: Rationale, methods, and outcomes
  • 10:45-12:15 Andrea Drocco (DSAAM): Agentivity lattice in Hindi language: My research career pathway
  • 14:00-15:30 Discussion of the PhD program and brainstorming for a joint international symposium in 2022

Venerdì 19 Febbraio 2021 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

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  • 09:00-13:00 Student presentations: Research methodology and case studies

14-16/12/2020 - Training and Teaching Block 2

Monday 14 December (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

  • 10:30-12:00 Federica Passi (DSAAM): Beyond Marginality: My Research Experience in Taiwan Literature
  • 13:30-15:00 Stefano Beggiora (DSAAM): Shamanism and Indigenous Peoples of India: Ethnographic Fieldnotes from the Jungle
  • 15:00-16:30 Daniele Brombal (DSAAM): What Am I Doing Here?

Tuesday 15 December (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

  • 10:30-12:00 Rama Srinivasan (Marie Curie, DSAAM): Marriage, Mobility, and Transnational Connections
  • 16:00-17:00 Discussion of the BBC documentary: Tales from the Jungle: Malinowski
  • 17:00-17:30 Patrick Heinrich: Publishing, impact and publication strategies
  • 17.30-18:00 Discussing teaching blocks 2021

Wednesday 16 December (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

  • 9:00-10:00 Discussion: Planetary Modernism (Susan Stanford Friedman)
  • 10:00-13:00 Student presentations: Theoretical basis / foundation of your thesis and research question(s)

12-14/10/2020 - Training and Teaching Block 1

  • Monday 12/10/2020 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

    • 14:00-15:30 Pierantonio Zanotti: Doing research on Japanese avant-garde literature
    • 15:45-17:15 Marco Zappa: "It is ok to hate your Thesis": Moving on from the Ph.D. to the early stages of a research career in contemporary Asian studies

  • Tuesday 13/10/2020 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

    • 10:30-13:00 Student presentation: Present your PhD project
    • 16:00-17.30 Toshio Miyake: Critical theory

  • Wednesday 14/10/2020 (Palazzo Vendramin, Sala A)

    • 10:00-11:30 Reading and discussion: Connell, Raewyn (2007) Southern Theory: The Global Dynamics of Knowledge in Social Science. Cambridge: Polity Press.
    • 11:45-13:15 Patrick Heinrich: Three waves of research on language variation

Last update: 12/10/2021