SNoW 2016 Shanghai Workshop Call for Abstracts!

The SNoW 2016 Workshop - "Family and working life in Chinese and Nordic welfare policies" - will be held in Nordic Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai, on 21 October 2016.

 We invite papers on family-work relations and related social policies and welfare institutions in China and the Nordic countries. The aim is to increase knowledge about policy experiences and lessons to be taken and lessons which can be of relevance for policy development in order to achieve a better family-work balance in transforming China.

Read more here.

Are you our new intern?

Nordic Centre in Shanghai is looking for an intern for autumn 2016, duration September through December. All students at our member universities are eligible to apply, regardless of major. The deadline for applications is March 25 (midnight); materials should include a one-page CV and a one-page cover letter, to be sent to


Interviews will take place via Skype in April.

Note that while the internship is unpaid, we cover accommodation, and also offer a tuition-free Chinese class (at any level) at Fudan University plus one other elective course, taken in combination with the internship work at Nordic Centre. 

If your university programme can offer academic credits for the internship, we are open to making adjustments to let this happen (e.g. number of hours worked weekly, or total duration of the internship).