The 15th Doctoral Academic Workshop Themed with "Approaching Procedures of Ph.D. Dissertation Writing" Organized by the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University
  发布时间: 2021-06-11   访问次数: 78

 On the afternoon of June 8th, 2021, organized by the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University, the 15th Doctoral Academic Workshop ("Yucheng Study Group") themed with "Approaching Procedures of Ph.D. Dissertation Writing" was convened at Auditorium 212, Center for American Studies, Fudan University, which solicited Ph.D. Candidate ZHANG Xueying and Ph.D. Candidate WU Bingke at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University as the keynote presenters. Associate Professor JIAN Junbo and Associate Professor WANG Hao at the Institute of International Studies, Fudan University drew upon vibrant commentaries and evoked participatory reflections. Over thirty postgraduates and doctoral students at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University presented attendance at the academic event.

 Into the follow-up presentations, Ph.D. Candidate ZHANG Xueying related the conceptualized sketch of the thesis entitled "Self-Denial of Hegemony or the Way of Maintenance? --The Logic of U.S. Postwar Action to Withdraw from the International System (1945-2020)", elaborating opon the proposal of correlated issues, delineating the core concept and significance of research respectively, conducting in-depth elucidations concerning research-based tracks, perspectives of findings, material-gathering and time management in terms of expertise and perplexities encountered in authoring distinctive theses. 

(Ph.D. Candidate ZHANG Xueying 's Presentation)

Subsequently, Ph.D. Candidate WU Bingke unfolded fundamentals with regard to authoring the thesis on "Cognition, Competence, and the Evolution of Terrorist Campaigns--A Comparison Based on Two Cases within India", expounding constituent architectural elements in dissertation proposals, inherent characteristics, implications, prospects and featured empirical threads correspondingly.

(Ph.D. Candidate WU Bingke 's Presentation)

Forging ahead towards the ensuing commentary and interactive rounds, Associate Professor JIAN Junbo underscored novelties exhibited and the prominent aspects in procedures of authoring doctoral dissertations, put forward recommendations in light of specialized approaches to propel overall sketches coupled with analytical framework.

(Associate Professor JIAN Junbo’s Delivery of Commentaries)

Associate Professor WANG Hao appraised the merits as well as the inadequacies of the presenters’ theses on a case-by-case basis and meanwhile proposed relevant insights into further modification and refinement, delving into correlated propositions for tailored research capstone proposal and construction of explanatory logic. 


(Associate Professor WANG Hao’s Delivery of Commentaries)

Integrating the vigorous afore-exchanging perspectives, the commentators noted the insightful propositions to further propel correlated outlook for authoring dissertation proposals with exquisite sagacity and the participants engaged in commendable interactions amidst erudition-lit milieu.


(Source: Institute of International Studies, Fudan University. Preceding News in English by Mao Xiaojun)