International Graduate Summer School on Frontiers in International (South Asia and Southeast Asia) Communication Theory and Research Methods

Organized by

  • Faculty of Journalism and Communication, Communication University of China
  • School of Journalism (School of International Communication in South and Southeast Asia), Yunnan University
  • The Journalism and Communication Sub-Committee, South and Southeast Asia University Network
  • The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies, City University of Hong Kong
Kunming, 10 – 18 August 2024

Building on the successful hosting of the graduate summer school in 2022 and 2023, the Faculty of Journalism and Communication at the Communication University of China, the School of Journalism at Yunnan University (School of International Communication South and Southeast Asian), the Journalism and Communication Sub-Committee of the South and Southeast Asian University Alliance, and the Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies at City University of Hong Kong will once again organize the Third Graduate Summer School on Frontiers in International (South and Southeast Asia) Communication Theory and Research Methods, 10–18 August 2024.

In the face of unprecedented changes not seen in a century, this summer school aims to strengthen the construction of an academic system for international communication with Chinese characteristics and to enable participants to better grasp the changes and trends in international communication practice and theory. In response to the new era, new stage, and new tasks, it is the mission of young scholars and students to strengthen communication and exchange within the international academic community and to convey Chinese stories, voices, and culture. Contributing intellectual strength to the construction of China’s international communication capacity is also the founding purpose of the summer school.

The summer school will invite renowned scholars from home and abroad to lecture and exchange on cutting-edge theories and practical issues in international communication and to provide lectures and training on mainstream and frontier research methods in international communication. Through various methods such as lectures, seminars, and special activities, it aims to enhance the research interest and theoretical level of young scholars, doctoral, and master’s students in the field of international communication, expand research paths, enrich research perspectives, and innovate research methods, contributing to the establishment of an international academic community in communication.

The summer school will be held in Kunming, Yunnan Province. There is no fee for participants, but they must cover their own transportation and accommodation costs.

Admission Requirements:
Doctoral students, master’s students, and young scholars under 40 years of age in relevant fields from both domestic and international institutions.

Each participant who completes the required mission and seminar tasks will be awarded a certificate of completion for the 2024 Graduate Summer School on Frontiers of International (South and Southeast Asia) Communication Theory and Research Methods.

Application and Selection:
Applicants should download the application form, fill it in, and send a scanned electronic version to by July 10, 2024. The summer school working group will select participants and send out admission notices by July 15, 2024.

Contact for the Summer School Working Group:
Student Zhao: 18062597447

For more information, please visit: here.