PhD Scholarship @ Victoria University of Wellington

vuw-logoApplications are invited for a PhD scholarship – NZ$25,000 per year for 3 years at Victoria University of Wellington. This PhD dissertation will be part of a large research project that examines how Chinese intellectuals and artists undertook modernisation of the concept and practice of art as part of China’s quest for modernity. The candidate will work on his/her own choice of topic within the broader parameters of the main research project with findings complementary to the understanding of the historical process of China’s art modernisation in the first half of the twentieth century.

The successful applicant will have an undergraduate honours or Master’s-level qualification in a related discipline with native or near-native competence in Chinese and English. A working knowledge of French and/or Japanese would also be beneficial. Further details can be found at the website here.

Those interested are welcome to contact Professor Yiyan Wang at

Applications close Friday 27 February 2015.