2012 Summer Institute for Teachers

The 9th Summer Institute for the Social Scientific Study of Religion was held July 4-10, 2012 at Chinese University of Hong Kong. This year’s Summer Institute is part of the Chinese Spirituality and Society Program, and the focus is on developing the pedagogy of the sociology of religion in the Chinese context. 25 participants who are faculty members at Chinese universities and have been teaching sociology of religion courses on either undergraduate or graduate levels attended the Summer Insitute.

 

The keynote lecturers were Shuming Bao of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Hsing-Kuang Chao of Tunghai University in Taiwan, FAN Lizhu of Fudan University, George Hong of Purdue University Calumet, LI Xiangping of East China Normal University, Duan Lin of National Taiwan University, David Palmer of the University of Hong Kong, WEI Dedong of Renmin University of China, Fenggang Yang of Purdue University, and Fuk-Tsang Ying of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

2011 Summer Institute for Teachers

The 8th Summer Institute for the Social Scientific Study of Religion was held July 4-15, 2011 at Renmin University of China, Beijing. The Summer Institute is part of the Chinese Spirituality and Society Program, and the objective is to train faculty members at Chinese universities that have been offering or plan to offer sociology of religion courses on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 23 people attended the summer institute and received certificates by completed the full course.

 

The keynote lecturers were Jay Demerath of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Roberto Cipriani of University of Rome 3, Italy, and Giuseppe Giordan of University of Padua, Italy.

 

Other lecturers were: Wei Shan and HE Guanghu of Renmin University, Min Zhou of University of California, Los Angeles, Zuoyue Wang of California State Polytechnic University, GAO Shining of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Vincent Goossaert of CNRS-EPHE, France.

Anning Hu and Jun Lu of Purdue University served as interpreters.

 

2010 Research Training Workshop

The first research training workshop of CSSP was held on July 21-25, 2010 at Renmin University of China. Thirty principal investigators and their team members attended and presented their proposals. During the workshop, four lectures on proposal writing and research design were given by Hsing-Kuang Chao of Tunghai University in Taiwan, George Hong of Purdue University Calumet, David Palmer of the Hong Kong University, and Carsten Vala of Loyola University Maryland.

 

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