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Call for applications – CEFC, IEA (IAS), Collège de France


CEFC short-term fieldwork grant for doctoral research on contemporary China

The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) is offering three fieldwork grants for doctoral students, ranging from one to three months, to be carried out between May and December 2014 in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. The grant comprises a monthly stipend of 1200 € as well as a round-trip air ticket between Europe and China, Hong Kong or Taiwan, within the limit of 1000 €.


31 March 2014

Complete applications must be submitted in a single PDF file (max: 10 pages, 1.5 line spacing), addressed to the Director of the CEFC, by email to Alfred Aroquiame (aaroquiame@cefc.com.hk) with the subject line “Fieldwork Grant 2014”.

If sending the application by ordinary mail then it must reach the CEFC by 7 April 2014.


Alfred Aroquiame E-mail: aaroquiame@cefc.com.hk or Sebastian Veg

20/F Wanchai Central Bldg.
89 Lockhart Road
Wanchai, HK.

Tel. (852) 2876 6914 or 6910

See the call for applications on the CEFC website.

Fellowships at the Paris Institute for Advanced Studies (Paris IAS) in 2015-2016

The Paris Institute for Advanced Studies welcomes applications from all over the world from established scholars and scientists in the fields of the humanities, the social sciences and related fields for periods of five or nine months, respectively. 

The Paris IAS will host twenty international guest researchers for 2014-2015 to work freely on the project of their choice, to benefit from the scientific environment of the Institute, and to create contacts with researchers in the academic institutions of Greater Paris.


30 April 2014


Paris IEA
17 Quai d’Anjou 75004 Paris
Tél. + 33 (0)1 56 81 09 17
E-mail: candidature2014@paris-iea.fr

See the call for applications on the Paris IAS website.

One year fellowship at the Laboratoire d’anthropologie sociale of the Collège de France (Paris)

The Laboratoire d’anthropologie sociale, based at the Collège de France in Paris, will hire a researcher for a one-year post-doctoral contract starting 1 September 2014 to study the perception of animal diseases in southeast Asia (including China, India and Indonesia).

This position takes part to the project « Social representations of pathogens at the frontiers between species », sponsored by the Axa Research Fund and led by Philippe Descola and Frédéric Keck. The goal of this three-year project is to compare the perception of animal diseases by breeders and health authorities in different parts of the Asia-Pacific area. In the course of this project, three positions will be available : Central Asia (2013), South-East Asia (2014) and Australia (2015).


  • Applicants must have been awarded a PhD before the start of the contract.
  • Language skills and expertise related to the area of concern
  • Experience in ethnographic description and comparative theory
  • Ability to engage in a collaborative research with publications and participation to scholarly activity
  • Knowledge in human/animal relationships and/or medical anthropology would be appreciated

In the framework of this post-doctoral contract, the applicant will

  • receive a 2200 € net salary from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2015;
  • benefit from the environment of the Collège de France – high-quality libraries, research seminars and teaching at the centre of Paris;
  • have the financial means to do fieldwork in the area of concern under the tutorship of renowned experts of this field;
  • acquire knowledge on animal diseases and participate to the activities of the team “Relations hommes/animaux : questions contemporaines” (http://las.ehess.fr/document.php?id=663);
  • organize a workshop to maintain the international network of the project created by the launching workshop : “Zoonoses and emergence of new infectious diseases : when biology meets anthropology” (http://www.college-de-france.fr/site/philippe-sansonetti/symposium-2012-2013.htm).


15 April 2014

Candidates must send a CV, a sample of writing (article or PhD chapter) and a statement of suitability (less than 3000 words).


Frédéric Keck, E-mail: frederic.keck@college-de-France.fr

Laboratoire d’anthropologie sociale
52 rue Cardinal Lemoine
75005 Paris


Aurélia Martin

Chargée de communications et des médias pour l'UMR Chine Corée Japon (CNRS)

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Call for Applications: CEFC Researcher and director of the Sino-French Academic Center (based in Beijing)

The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) invites applications for a Researcher position, based in Beijing, as director of the Sino-French Academic Center (two-year expatriation contract, renewable once). Applicants must hold a PhD in the humanities or social sciences and be confirmed academics with a strong research track record on contemporary China.

Start date from 2 May 2014.

How to Apply

The position is restricted to citizens of member countries of the European Union, preferably holding an academic or research position.

Details and online application can be found on the website of the French ministry of Foreign and European affairs: Position no.001520. You can also download the description of the position here.

Candidates must use the appropriate form downloadable here and follow the instructions it contains (do not use the online form).

The research project submitted by the applicant should contain a brief outline of collaborative activities planned at the CFC Beijing.

Applicants who have already applied to the Researcher position at the CEFC Hong Kong must submit a new application if they wish to apply for the Beijing position.


Alfred Aroquiame – aaroquiame@cefc.com.hk.

Deadline for the application

10 February 2014

More information on the website of the CEFC and the CFC.


  • It is preferable to fill out the application form in French, but acceptable to use English.
  • Short-listed candidates will be notified of an interview date in Paris (travel costs at their own expense).
  • It is preferable to have some working knowledge of French, but motivated candidates committed to improving their French language will be considered.


Appel à candidatures : poste de chercheur au CEFC-directeur du Centre franco-chinois (Pékin)

Le Centre d’études français sur la Chine contemporaine (UMIFRE 18, MAEE-CNRS) recrute un chercheur sur contrat d’expatriation (2 ans renouvelable une fois). Les candidats doivent être titulaires d’une thèse en sciences humaines et sociales, et spécialistes de la Chine contemporaine.

Prise de fonction à partir du 2 mai 2014.

Comment Candidater

Détails et candidature en ligne sur le site Transparence du ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes : Emploi no. 001520.

Vous pouvez également télécharger ici la fiche descriptive du poste.

Ce poste est destiné prioritairement à des enseignants-chercheurs ou des chercheurs confirmés, français ou de l’Union européenne, titulaires de l’enseignement supérieur.

Les candidats doivent utiliser le formulaire approprié et suivre les instructions qui y figurent (ne pas remplir le formulaire en ligne sur le site de la Transparence) : formulaire_chercheur_2013

Le projet de recherche devra comporter un bref aperçu des activités collectives que le candidat se propose de mener au CFC Pékin.

Attention : les candidats ayant déposé un dossier pour le poste de chercheur au CEFC Hong Kong doivent déposer un nouveau dossier s’ils souhaitent également postuler au poste de chercheur-directeur du CFC Pékin.


Alfred Aroquiame : aaroquiame@cefc.com.hk.

Date limite d’envoi du dossier de candidature

10 février 2014

Plus d’informations sont disponibles sur le site du CEFC et du CFC.

Aurélia Martin

Chargée de communications et des médias pour l'UMR Chine Corée Japon (CNRS)

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