[TimorLesteStudies] Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher Workshop on Leadership and Management in Research on Asia and the Pacific 2008

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8th – 10th December 2008  Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher Workshop on Leadership and Management in Research on Asia and the Pacific 2008  Applications (closing      date - 5pm, Monday 14 July 2008)          About the Workshop  The workshop will be convened by Professor Vera Mackie (Australian Research Council Professorial Research Fellow) and a team of early-to-mid career researchers, postgraduates and professional staff in Asia-Pacific studies at the University  of Melbourne.   The team includes researchers working in the fields of history, ethnography, medical anthropology, legal studies, literary studies, linguistics, gender studies, cultural studies and creative arts. They have experience in local and international collaborations, have success in national and international competitive grant schemes, and have mounted other successful professional development activities for ECRs. We will draw on the support and expertise of the Melbourne Research Office, the Asian Law Centre, the Asia Institute, Asialink, the Faculty of Arts and the East Asian Collection of the Baillieu Library.   The workshop will comprise expert panel discussions, interactive plenary sessions and focused small-group workshops with mentors.   Themes to be covered include:   Emerging Trends in      Asia-Pacific Research Planning Your Research      Career Funding for      Asia-Pacific Research Preparing Grant      Applications Project Management Developing      Collaborative Research Relationships e-Scholarship Sustaining      International Research Collaborations         Dates and Venue  The workshop will be held from Monday 8th December to Wednesday 10th December in the Sidney Myer Asia Centre at the University  of Melbourne (on Swanston Street, corner of Monash Road ).        Applications  The workshop will cater for around twenty early career researchers (ECRs) in the final year of PhD research, or having completed PhD research in the last three years.* Applicants’ research should focus on the Asia-Pacific region.   Applicants should provide the following information as an email attachment (maximum 6 pages A4 double spaced with separate letter from supervisor/line manager) by 5pm, Monday14 July 2008 to Vera Mackie vmackie at unimelb.edu.au  Name and contact      details Current enrolment      details or employment details Brief curriculum vitae      Outline of current      research Outline of future      research plans Statement of your      particular professional development needs *Details of previous      professional development undertaken* Letter of      recommendation from a supervisor or line manager Quote for a return      advance purchase air fare to Melbourne      from your location   Successful applicants will be funded for an advance purchase economy airfare to Melbourne and 2-3 nights of accommodation (depending on distance of home location from Melbourne).   Lunches and morning and afternoon teas will be provided during the workshop.  *Preference may be given to those who did not attend the AFPRN Research Management and Leadership Workshop at the University  of Wollongong in July 2007.        Workshop Team Profiles  Professor Vera Mackie      (Convenor) Ms Jane Pontikis Dr Kalissa Alexeyeff Mr Jeremy Breaden Dr Peter Eckersall Ms Michelle Hall Ms Vannessa Hearman Dr Fran Martin Dr Katharine McGregor Dr Carolyn S. Stevens Mr Katsuhiko Suganuma Dr Amanda Whiting Dr Andrea Whittaker         Sponsors  ARC      Asia-Pacific Futures Research Network Melbourne Research Office Faculty      of Arts Asia Institute Asian      Law Centre         Contact  For further information, contact Vera Mackie. vmackie at unimelb.edu.au           
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