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7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia – Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China: Proceedings

7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia – Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China: Proceedings

Proceedings from the 7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia – Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China 2013, can be downloaded in the PDF format clicking on the link below. These proceedings were published as a mono-thematic issue of the Journal Far East (Dálný Východ) published by the Department...

Martin Lavicka19 Oct 2015Leave a comment

Two Full-Time Postdoc Researcher Positions at the Department of Asian Studies, Palacky University Olomouc!

Two Full-Time Postdoc Researcher Positions at the Department of Asian Studies, Palacky University Olomouc!

Full-Time Postdoc Researcher in Political Science The successful candidate will be expected to make a contribution to the research and teaching activities of Palacky University’s Department of Asian Studies. The post-holder will also be expected to assist in editorial tasks in an international journal. Description The successful candidate will...

Martin Lavicka30 Sep 2015Leave a comment

The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics

The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics

Written by Hana Třísková* Huang, Cheng-Teh James., Yen-hui Audrey Li, and Andrew Simpson. The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics. N.p.: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. Print. The reviewed volume offers a critical and well-researched overview of major topics in Chinese linguistics. It presents some of the most important results of research into Chinese...

Martin Lavicka18 Aug 2015Leave a comment

China’s War with Japan, 1937–1945: The Struggle for Survival

China’s War with Japan, 1937–1945: The Struggle for Survival

Written by Sylva Martinásková Rana Mitter: China’s War with Japan, 1937–1945: The Struggle for Survival. Allen Lane, 2013. ISBN: 9781846140105. The modern history of China, as seen from the perspective of Western readers, is often reduced to the Opium Wars and the Cultural Revolution, while many other significant incidents of the 1930s and...

Martin Lavicka14 Aug 2015Leave a comment

General Information on the Geography of China

General Information on the Geography of China

Written by Adam Horálek Základní informace o čínském zeměpisu. 中国地理常识(中捷对照)[General Information on the Geography of China]. The Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council – Hanban – Sinolingua, Beijing, 2014, ISBN 978-7-5138-0631-2. 225 p. The book General Information on the Geography of China is a...

Martin Lavicka07 Aug 2015Leave a comment

Himalayan Powers

Himalayan Powers

Written by Adam Horálek Krno, Svetozár (2014): Himalájske veĺmoci [Himalayan Powers]. Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa v Nitre, Nitra. ISBN 978-80-558-0713-3. 188 p. China and India constitute today’s most increasing super-powers in the world with the two most rapidly growing economies and the two biggest populations comprising one third...

Martin Lavicka04 Aug 2015Leave a comment

China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People's Republic

China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People’s Republic

TOPPING, Audrey Ronning. China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People’s Republic. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. 472 pages. US$ 36.00 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-0-8071-5278-2. Written by Magdaléna Masláková In her book Audrey Ronning Topping tells two parallel stories. One of them...

Martin Lavicka03 Aug 2015Leave a comment

Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity

Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity

Written by Adam Horálek Cieciura, Wlodzimierz (2014): Muzulmanie chińscy. Historia, religia, tozsamość. [Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity]. Wydawnictwa Universytetu Warszawskiego, Warsaw. ISBN 978-83-235-1325-4. 410 p. The book Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity is truly one of the most significant ethno-historical...

Martin Lavicka14 Jul 2015Leave a comment

International Summer School of Chinese Linguistics 2015: Photo Gallery

International Summer School of Chinese Linguistics 2015: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the International Summer School of Chinese Linguistics 2015, which was organized by the project CHINET together with the Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc. This summer school took place in June 22-27, 2015. More information about the lectures can be...

Martin Lavicka10 Jul 2015Leave a comment

Kolkata’s Early Chinese Community and their Economic Contributions

Kolkata’s Early Chinese Community and their Economic Contributions

Written by Adam Horálek BOSE, Arpita (2013): Kolkata’s Early Chinese Community and their Economic Contributions. South Asia Research, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp.163–176. China and India constitute the two biggest nations in the world. They share their borders in an extensive way and most of the academia focus reflects the political and historical...

Martin Lavicka08 Jul 2015Leave a comment

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