Exchange Activities
  • Call for Essay and Student Writing Competition: The Good Life in Asia's Digital 21st Century (Abstracts Due: September 8th)
    • The Berkman Center for Internet & Society, in collaboration with its Asian partners, including the UNU-CS and the C-Centre, as well as the Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC), is excited to invite you to submit reflection pieces in the form of short essays (1500-2000 words) for a collection entitled, "Digital Good Life in Asia's 21st Century". This collection will be published in November 2015 in the context of an international and interdisciplinary symposium on Digital Asia in Hong Kong. Papers submitted by students will be considered for an award offered for the best three papers.
    • Please send a 1-page abstract of your proposed essay as well as your contact information to by September 8th, 2015 for planning and initial feedback. Final submissions are due to the same email address by September 21st, 2015.
    • As part of this call for essays, we will also be holding a student writing competition. From the essays submitted by current students, we will select the top three. First place will receive a cash stipend of USD$3000; second place will receive USD$2000; and third place will receive USD$1000. Information about the acceptance process, eligibility, and prize payment is as follows.
      • Eligibility: To be eligible for prize money, essays must be written by students over the age of 18, currently pursuing a post-secondary degree (e.g., bachelor's, master's, PhD, or post-doctoral research).
      • Acceptance Process: The Berkman Center will inform students in October 2015 whether or not their contribution has won a prize.
      • Prize Payment: The Berkman Center will provide a stipend to the students selected for the three best submissions, subject to applicable law.
    • For more information, please click here.