Seeking academic tour guides: Beijing and Shanghai
Context Travel, a leading organization in travel for intellectually curious travelers, is looking to expand its docent pool in Beijing and Shanghai.
Context is a very different sort of travel company: We work with local
scholars and experts to create theme-based "walking seminars" in many of the major cities worldwide. It got its start in Rome a decade ago, and now has over Protected content working in 28 cities worldwide cities, many of whom are university professors, graduate students, or independent researchers.
Work is on a flexible freelance basis to meet the varying needs of each docent's outside working demands. We look for scholars who are already based in Shanghai and Beijing or will be relocating to these cities for research for at least 6 months.
Context is looking for experts in a variety of specialties: architecture, art
history, contemporary art, design, literature, food, etc. Our specific needs in each city are as follows, though other specialties are welcome to apply.
Beijing / Shanghai
Experts in Chinese religion
Experts in the history of Shanghai during the Protected content
Urban planning and design specialists
Artists and those with a background in contemporary art
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