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Simon Sevan Schäfer

Simon Sevan Schäfer

MPhil Student in Chinese Studies


Biography:

Academic:

- 2013-2016 University of Zurich: Bachelor in Sinologie (major), Indologie und Arabisch (minors)

- 2008-2011 University of St. Gallen: Bachelor in Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Economic Sciences - Management)

Professional:

- 2013-now: Small entrepreneurship initiatives

- 2011-2013: Internships at consulting firms (PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory and Swisscom ICT Consulting)

 

Subject groups/Research projects

Chinese Studies:

Research Interests

- Civil society

- Cross-cultural encounters and their circular effects

- Language learning (I am working on a parallel text 'Chinese-English' which step-by-step introduces the vocabulary necessary for an intermediate level)

- The function of literature in society - conveying a message and/or entertaining?