Asia Field Research 2: Shanghai
Date: November 15 – 18, 2018
Faculty Advisor: Donata Bessey
Eligibility: EIC students who are
not currently enrolled in the East Asia Field Research course
*Priority will be given to juniors and seniors.
Application materials: No more
than one page of 1.5 spaced pages, Times New Roman 12 point pages, answer the
following two questions:
a) Why are you interested in Shanghai as a destination
for this field research trip?
b) What makes you qualified for participation in
Application deadline: Oct 30, 3 pm. Late submission of
applications will not be considered.
Please email your application materials to
On this field research trip, we will focus on Shanghai’s role as one
of the economic and financial powerhouses of Eastern China. Research sites
might include, among others, Yangshan Deep-Water Port, the world’s largest
container port, or the production plant of Shanghai Volkswagen Automotive, the
first foreign automotive joint venture that started production in 1985 (both to