Shanghai Summer School’s one-month program introduces participants to Shanghai in all its might and glory. The classic experience delivers a month-long language course accompanied by a rich bundle of activities, diving deep into the heart of Shanghai. The program is set in a way that it represents an optimal balance between language learning, experiencing Chinese culture, meeting and learning from experienced lecturers and discovering stories of everyday people, first hand. In the mornings, Shanghai Summer School participants will take Chinese Language classes. Afternoons will be devoted to lectures and workshops on Chinese culture, Chinese business and broader life in China. On top of that, side trips and activities will be organised to present the best of Shanghai and its surroundings. Trust us, this month will fly by before you realise it.
This course provides you with an overview of key social, cultural, political, and economic areas for understanding the changes and challenges of contemporary China, and it will be taught from a multi-disciplinary perspective. We will arrange visits to the Shanghai Urban Forest Research Station to demonstrate the metropolis’ ecological balance strategy, and SJTU’s advanced laboratories to exchange opinions with professors about the most promising technologies in the future. This program provides students with the critical and essential tools to understand how to do business in China through a combination of subject-specific modules, company visits, and cultural activities. Students who attend this program do not only take part in an unforgettable experience but also gain skills that will equip them for global success. Highlights: - Understand China’s development process from the perspective of Shanghai’s globalisation. - Discover how business in China works. - Learn about traditional Chinese medicine and culture and learn how to make sachets. - Study at SJTU to experience campus and daily Chinese life. - Exchange ideas by communicating with students from different countries.
Shanghai Summer School’s intensive program is designed for those who don’t take compromises. Even if it means they have to push themselves further and harder. This intensive programme is meant for those who want to have a summer they will never forget, but only have two-weeks to spare. The intensive two-weeks move along the same dizzying beat as the city, filling each day to the last second, but never compromising on quality. With Chinese language lessons in the mornings forming the main framework, your afternoons will be spent delving deeper into Chinese culture and the city of Shanghai. The program includes signature Shanghai Summer School lectures and cultural workshops in half the amount of time, forming an intensive but still comprehensive experience. If you have limited time but you still want to experience summer with us at Shanghai Summer School, this program is perfect for you.
The decision of the UK electorate, by a narrow majority, to vote to leave the EU has had great and as yet unresolved political consequences. It may well also have major economic consequences for the UK and the EU. This intensive course gives you the possibility to see behind the politics and explore the legal implications. You will be introduced to the relevant UK and EU case law and the course will also subject the statements of EU officials and Member State authorities to a critical legal analysis. The UK has long been seen as a 'semi-detached' member of the EU. It joined the EEC late and has been seen as disengaged from some of the political elements of the EU project. Politically, the Brexit referendum divided the UK down the middle. London, Scotland and Northern Ireland, together with several major cities, voted to remain. Younger and better educated voters voted to remain, older and less well educated voted to leave. In many cases, while the adverse impact of 'uncontrolled' immigration was said to be a key factor, those districts with high numbers of migrants voted to remain and those with low numbers voted to leave. The UK has an essentially political rather than a legal constitution and the Conservative government, although containing a majority of members who campaigned to remain, committed itself to implementing Brexit as an inescapable political imperative. They seemed to largely ignore the impact of Brexit on the EU as a whole and politically the EU27 reacted by demanding that the UK receive no concessions, partly as just desserts for its 'desertion' and partly to ensure that there would be no emulation by Eurosceptic populists in other states. This course seeks to go behind the politics and explore the legal implications. In the UK it has proved necessary to litigate whether it is the Government, acting under the Royal prerogative, or Parliament, as the generally accepted sovereign power in the state, which can implement the notification under Art 50 TEU, and also the extent to which Parliament must approve the terms of a Brexit treaty. This in turn has raised major issues relating to the effectiveness of the UK's constitution and whether it respects the rule of law. In the EU, there are legal issues over the direct effect of Art 20 TFEU which confers EU citizenship and how effect can be given to the post-Brexit arrangements. This course will critically examine the relevant UK and EU case law and also subject the statements of EU officials and Member State authorities to a critical legal analysis. This is a key area of interface between political and legal norms and standards.