CHINET

Get to know the CHINET, our team, upcoming conferences, seminars, workshops and much more!

REVIEWS

Browse our selected reviews from current publications in the field of Chinese studies.

FORUM

Find out even more information in our field notes, opinion papers and surveys.

News & Events

10th Conference on Asian Studies: Connecting the Old with the New

10th Conference on Asian Studies: Connecting the Old with the New

10th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Connecting the Old with the New   Organizers: Department of Asian Studies, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic Conference date: November 4, 2016 Conference venue: Palacký University Olomouc, Křížkovského 14, Czech Republic Conference language: English Call for papers can be downloaded...

Martin Lavicka15 Jul 2016Leave a comment

Summer School 2016: Photo Gallery

Summer School 2016: Photo Gallery

Bellow please find pictures taken during the 2016 International summer school, titled: Contested geographies: old and new connections between the Middle Kingdom and its neighbours. This summer school was organized by the Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc and held between June 6 and 11, 2016. More pictures can be seen on...

Martin Lavicka21 Jun 2016Leave a comment

Chinese Character Learning Strategies

Chinese Character Learning Strategies

Chinese Character Learning Strategies Written by Michaela Zahradníková (Palacký University Olomouc) Annotation:Chinese characters are generally seen as the most difficult task in learning Chinese as a foreign language. This study focuses on learning strategies applied by beginning learners, namely memorization strategies and metacognitive...

Martin Lavicka01 Jun 2016Leave a comment

Experiencing Taiwan in Taiwanese Nature-Oriented Literature by Pavlína Krámská

Experiencing Taiwan in Taiwanese Nature-Oriented Literature by Pavlína Krámská

Experiencing Taiwan in Taiwanese Nature-Oriented Literature Written by Pavlína Krámská (Charles University Prague) Annotation: The notion of the local, much discussed by the Nativist literary movement in the 1970s, has got another much broader meaning in the environmental literature since the 1980s. It has incorporated the wilderness...

Martin Lavicka03 May 2016Leave a comment

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s1 Written by Martin Slobodník (Comenius University in Bratislava) Annotation: The paper discusses the  depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in a  number of travelogues written by Czech and Slovak authors (usually writers and journalists...

Martin Lavicka25 Apr 2016Leave a comment

Contested geographies: old and new connections between the Middle Kingdom and its neighbours

Contested geographies: old and new connections between the Middle Kingdom and its neighbours

International Summer School:  Date: June 6 – 11, 2016 Venue: Křížkovského 14, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic Organizers: Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic Tuition fee: free of charge Registration deadline: May 22,...

Martin Lavicka12 Apr 2016Leave a comment

Religion in China and its Modern Fate

Religion in China and its Modern Fate

Paul R. Katz. Religion in China and Its Modern Fate: The Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures. Waltham, Mass.: Brandeis University Press/ Historical Society of Israel, 2014. 264 pp. 10 illus., 2 maps, 2 tables. $40.00 (pb). ISBN: 978-1-61168-543-5. Written by Joachim Gentz Academic books come in different genres to satisfy the great variety of...

Thomas Jansen28 Jan 2016Leave a comment

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” by Václav Laifr

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” by Václav Laifr

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” and the Establishment of New Historiography of Traditional Astronomy in the 1950s and 1960s: An insight from the oral history sources written by Václav Laifr (Chiang Ching-kuo International Sinological Centre, Charles University in Prague) Annotation: The period of seventeen years before the Cultural...

Martin Lavicka25 Jan 2016Leave a comment

Shanghai Stank: Night Soil Business in Modern Shanghai by Chieko Nakajima

Shanghai Stank: Night Soil Business in Modern Shanghai by Chieko Nakajima

Shanghai Stank: Night Soil Business in Modern Shanghai written by Chieko Nakajima (Assumption College, Worcester)   Annotation: This study examines changes in human waste disposal management in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Shanghai. Human waste was a significant commodity that connected the city with the countryside; its use...

Martin Lavicka14 Jan 2016Leave a comment

12th Lodz East Asia Meeting

12th Lodz East Asia Meeting

12th Lodz East Asia Meeting Overcoming Controversies in East Asia University of Lodz, Poland June 2-3, 2016 The Lodz East Asia Meeting is an annual conference for scholars interested in political, economic and social aspects of Asian affairs. After the success of the last four editions, we wish to continue the meeting as an international event....

Martin Lavicka12 Jan 2016Leave a comment

Page 1 of 2212345...1020...Last »

Categories

Simple Calendar

August 2016

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

Recent Posts

15 Jul 2016

10th Conference on Asian Studies: Connecting the Old with the New

10th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Connecting the Old with the...

Read more

21 Jun 2016

Summer School 2016: Photo Gallery

Bellow please find pictures taken during the 2016 International summer school,...

Read more

Latest Comments

23 May 2016 / Norbert Francis

Yes, this was an interesting study by Chang and Lu of bilingualism and perceptions of the ...

25 May 2015 / Ming-Yeh Rawnsley

I just want to echo Gary's comments and to alert to readers who may be interested in Routl...

24 May 2015 / Gary Rawnsley

Thanks for the inclusion, Jon. Readers may also be interested in the newly published Routl...

Archives