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What's Wrong with the Study of China/Countries

What’s Wrong with the Study of China/Countries

WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE STUDY OF CHINA/COUNTRIES Hans Kuijper*  ABSTRACT In this paper[1] the thesis is submitted that there is something fundamentally amiss in Western Sinology (Zhōngguóxué, as distinct from Hànxué, which is a kind of old-fashioned philology): ‘China experts’  either pretend  to be knowledgeable about everything...

Martin Lavicka30 Jun 2014Leave a comment

Conference on Migration, Religion and Asia, November 27-29, 2014

Conference on Migration, Religion and Asia, November 27-29, 2014

Conference details: Organiser: EU project CHINET, reg. no. CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0152, Department of Sociology, Andragogy and Cultural Anthropology & Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc Conference dates: November 27 -29, 2014 Conference venue: Arts Centre (Konvikt) and Department of Sociology, Andragogy and Cultural...

Martin Lavicka10 Jun 20147 comments

Lectures and Workshop by Professor Takahashi Tōru, May 2014: Photo Gallery

Lectures and Workshop by Professor Takahashi Tōru, May 2014: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the lectures and workshop by our guest professor Takahashi Tōru, which took place between May 5th and May 7th, 2014. For more information about lectures, please...

Martin Lavicka10 May 2014Leave a comment

Special Lectures of Chinese Studies 2 (ASH/JZ2), March-May 2014: Photo Gallery

Special Lectures of Chinese Studies 2 (ASH/JZ2), March-May 2014: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the Special Lectures of Chinese Studies, which took place between March and May, 2014. Lecturers Martina Rysová, Lucie Olivová, Jana Heřmanová, Pavlína Krámská, Dušan Vávra, Pavel Šíndelář, Gabriela Krajíčková, Kateřina Hradilová and Martin Šturdík introduced interesting...

Martin Lavicka08 May 2014Leave a comment

Selected Topics on Contemporary China, April 2014: Photo Gallery

Selected Topics on Contemporary China, April 2014: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the lectures on Selected Topics on Contemporary China, which took place between April 1st and April 9th, 2014. Lecturers Nikolay Samoylov,  Lim Boon Hock,  Luigi Tomba, Jonathan Unger, Anita Chan and  Kay-Wah Chan introduced interesting topics to those interested. For more information...

Martin Lavicka06 May 2014Leave a comment

The 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014

The 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014

Conference Details Dates: November 7 – 8, 2014 Venue: Art Centre, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic (map) Conference language: English, Czech, Slovak Registration fee: Free of charge Program of the conference can be downloaded here To attend this conference as a visitor, please register here The Czech and Slovak Sinological...

Martin Lavicka29 Apr 2014Leave a comment

Lectures and Workshop by Professor Takahashi Tōru

Lectures and Workshop by Professor Takahashi Tōru

Department of Asian Studies and Project CHINET would like to cordially invite you to attend the lectures & workshop by Professor Takahashi Tōru from the Sugiyama Jogakuen University, School of Cross-Cultural Studies, Japan Lecture: Genji Monogatari and “The Song of Everlasting Regret” – Literature of Murasaki Shikibu and Bai...

Martin Lavicka25 Apr 2014Leave a comment

Intensive course - Change is Nigh, April 2014: Photo Gallery

Intensive course – Change is Nigh, April 2014: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the intensive course by our guest Dr. Lukas Pokorny, which focused on the development and the millenarian dimension of selected East Asian (i.e. Korean, Japanese, Chinese/Taiwanese, Vietnamese) new religious movements (NRMs). This course took place between April 7th and April 11th, 2014. For...

Martin Lavicka18 Apr 2014Leave a comment

Summer School - China and Its Neighbours: Threats and Opportunities, July 2014

Summer School – China and Its Neighbours: Threats and Opportunities, July 2014

International Summer School Dates: July 7 – 12, 2014 Venue: Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic Organizers: Project CHINET & Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc Summer school tuition fee: Free of charge Language: English (advanced English skills required) Information in pdf can be downloaded...

Martin Lavicka14 Apr 20142 comments

Summer School of Chinese Linguistics, June-July 2014

Summer School of Chinese Linguistics, June-July 2014

International Summer School Dates: June 30 – July 5, 2014 Venue: Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic Tuition fee: free of charge Language: English Organizers: Project CHINET, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic Information in pdf can be downloaded here Program of the summer school can be...

Martin Lavicka14 Apr 2014Leave a comment

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

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