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Ideograms in Modern Chinese

Ideograms in Modern Chinese

Written by David Uher Slaměníková, Tereza: Ideogramy v moderní čínštině. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci 2013, 164 s. ISBN 978-80-244-3909-9. Tereza Slaměníková’s work Ideograms in Modern Chinese represents a grammatological study, which is small in range but undoubtedly significant in its content. Unfortunately it is...

Martin Lavicka29 Nov 2014Leave a comment

The Ethnography of China

The Ethnography of China

Written by Dušan Lužný Šíndelář Pavel, Etnografie Číny. Brno: Masaryk University, 2014. (open access download) This work represents a study text, the aim of which is to provide a further understanding of China and its people, or rather an understanding of the diversity of the groups that make up the ethnic and cultural mosaic of the...

Martin Lavicka28 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Conceptions of Chinese Democracy: Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo

Conceptions of Chinese Democracy: Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo

Written by Adam Horálek David Joseph Lorenzo, Conceptions of Chinese Democracy: Reading Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, and Chiang Ching-kuo. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2013, x + 257 p., ISBN 978-1-4214-0917-7 Recently, the world’s eyes have focused on the development of a pro-democratic movement in Hong Kong refusing the...

Martin Lavicka27 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Early Medieval China Workshop

Early Medieval China Workshop

Dates: December 5–7, 2014 Organizers: EU project CHINET, reg. no.: CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0152, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic & The Oriental Institute of the Academy of Science of the Czech Republic Workshop venue: Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, třída Svobody 26, Olomouc,...

Martin Lavicka27 Nov 2014Leave a comment

CHINATOWNS: Global, Cultural and Economic Capsules of Continental China?

CHINATOWNS: Global, Cultural and Economic Capsules of Continental China?

Written by Dušan Lužný and Petra Tlčimuková During the year 2013 we had the opportunity to visit two Chinatowns in the U.S. The first visit was to a Chinatown in New York City. Chinatowns are, to our eyes, a fascinating phenomenon. Our fascination lies partly in the fact that there are no Chinatowns present within the Czech Republic. However,...

Martin Lavicka26 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Anthropology of Contemporary Chinese Societies

Anthropology of Contemporary Chinese Societies

Dates: 24 November to 4 December 2014 Venue: Center for Chinese Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (Joštova St. 220/13 (building M.), Brno, Czech Republic) Lecturers: Dr Fang-long Shih and Mr Stuart Thompson (Taiwan Research Programme London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom) Detailed programme Course...

Martin Lavicka21 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration and Community since 1870

Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration and Community since 1870

Written by Petra Tlčimuková Ling, Huping. Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration, and Community since 1870. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2012. The historical process of establishing Chinese communities abroad has been paid a lot of attention by scholars. In the case of Chicago, the publication Chinese Chicago: Race,...

Martin Lavicka13 Nov 2014Leave a comment

“Contested” Multiculturalism to “Localized” Multiculturalism: Chinese and Vietnamese Youth in Osaka, Japan

“Contested” Multiculturalism to “Localized” Multiculturalism: Chinese and Vietnamese Youth in Osaka, Japan

Written by Martin Šturdík Okubo, Yuko. “From “Contested” Multiculturalism to “Localized” Multiculturalism: Chinese and Vietnamese Youth in Osaka, Japan.” Anthropological Quarterly 68.4 (2013): 995-1030. Print. In her article published in 2013 in the Anthropological Quarterly, Vol. 68, No. 4, p. 995–1030, Yuko Okubo draws...

Martin Lavicka12 Nov 2014Leave a comment

The Coach in Asian Society: Impact of social hierarchy on the coaching relationship

The Coach in Asian Society: Impact of social hierarchy on the coaching relationship

Written by Jaroslava Kubátová The Coach in Asian Society: Impact of social hierarchy on the coaching relationship. Lina Nangalia, Ajay Nangalia. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, Vol. 8, No. 1, February 2010, pp 51-66. Available online at http://ijebcm.brookes.ac.uk/documents/vol08issue1-paper-03.pdf Coaching is...

Martin Lavicka08 Nov 2014Leave a comment

The Success Frame and Achievement Paradox: The Costs and Consequences for Asian Americans

The Success Frame and Achievement Paradox: The Costs and Consequences for Asian Americans

Written by Jaroslava Kubátová The Success Frame and Achievement Paradox: The Costs and Consequences for Asian Americans. By Jennifer Lee, Min Zhou. Race and Social Problems, March 2014, Volume 6, Issue 1 pp 38-55. DOI 10.1007/s12552-014-9112-7 This study deals with the fact that children of Asian immigrants often achieve great academic and...

Martin Lavicka05 Nov 2014Leave a comment

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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...

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