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10th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Photo Gallery

10th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Photo Gallery

Bellow please find pictures taken during the 10th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Connecting the Old with the New. This conference was organized by the Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic on November 4,...

Martin Lavicka08 Nov 2016Leave a comment

Yu Hua in Ten Words - discussion meeting with Yu Hua

Yu Hua in Ten Words – discussion meeting with Yu Hua

Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, would like to cordially invite you to a discussion meeting with Chinese writer Yu Hua 余华, titled Yu Hua in Ten Words. Date and time: Tuesday October 4, 2016; 1:15 – 4:00 pm Venue: room KC 2.05, Křížkovského 14, Olomouc, Czech Republic Host: Dr. Kamila...

Martin Lavicka01 Oct 2016Leave a comment

Call for Papers: Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities

Call for Papers: Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities

Call for Papers: Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities Special Issue: Cultural and Social Anthropology For the upcoming issue of Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities (December 2017) we are looking for high-quality articles discussing various topics in cultural and social anthropology. We welcome theoretical or methodological inquiries into the...

Martin Lavicka29 Sep 2016Leave a comment

Daoism and Anarchism: Critiques of State Autonomy in Ancient and Modern China

Daoism and Anarchism: Critiques of State Autonomy in Ancient and Modern China

John A. Rapp, Daoism and Anarchism: Critiques of State Autonomy in Ancient and Modern China. Contemporary Anarchist Studies series; New York and London: Continuum Books, 2012; 303pp; ISBN 978-1-4411-7880-0. Daoism and Anarchism is both timely and topical. The book came out just at a time when the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), simultaneously...

Thomas Jansen17 Sep 2016Leave a comment

Lo Ch'ing - discussion meeting with the author

Lo Ch’ing – discussion meeting with the author

Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, would like to cordially invite you to a discussion meeting with Taiwanese poet, painter and  calligrapher Lo Ch’ing 羅青. Date and time: September 21, 2016; lecture 3:00pm, author’s reading 5:30pm Venue: University Library, Biskupske náměstí 1, Olomouc,...

Martin Lavicka06 Sep 2016Leave a comment

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

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10th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Photo Gallery

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Yu Hua in Ten Words – discussion meeting with Yu Hua

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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...

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