Humanities Across Borders Workshop
27 February 2020
Faculty of Social Sciences
CMU’s Regional Center of Social Sciences and Sustainable Development and the Center of Ethnic Studies and Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, together with the Dutch International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden, organized the “Humanities Across Borders (HaB): Asia and Africa in the World” Phase 2.0 workshop during February 13 – 21, 2020
The workshop had many Institutes participate from various countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, with the objective to improve pedagogy management and teaching. This project not only supported a network between participated institutes but also included non – academicians from across the region, who came to participate in “Connections beyond borders” activities.
Phase 1.0 will end soon and Phase 2.0 aims to make developments more concrete. The workshop conducted a brain storming session and candidates from various institutes presented policies and suggestions for project development.
Humanities Across Borders Asia and Africa in the World has been supported by a grant from the Mellon Foundation, New York and was held in cooperation with the Dutch International Institute for Asian Studies.
CMU’s Associate Professor Avorn Opaspattanakit, Vice President, Associate Professor Dr. Aranya Siripol, Deputy Dean for Academic, Faculty of Social Sciences and Dr. Chayan Wattanaputi, Head of Regional Center of Social Sciences and Sustainable Development and Center of Ethnic Studies and Development also participated in the workshop.
In conjunction with this event on February 20, 2020 CMU’s Vice President Associate Professor Rome Chiranukrom, welcomed guests from Gaston Berger University from Senegal, University of Ghana, Institute des Sciences des Societes from Burkina Faso, University of Dar es Salaam from Tanzania and candidates from Madras Institute of Development Studies, India, led by Dr. Phillippe Peycam, Director of IIAS accompanied with Associate Professor Dr. Aranya Sisripol, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Dr. Chayan Wattanaputi, Head of Regional Center of Social Sciences and Sustainable Development and Center of Ethnic Studies and Development.
Together the group discussed collaborative opportunities and the availability of Presidential Scholarships for Post Graduate Programs, open to students and officers around the world to study a Bachelor Degree, Master Degree or a Doctoral Degree at Chiang Mai University.