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Two Translations of Modern Tibetan Literature: Jangbu and Naktsang Nulo

Two Translations of Modern Tibetan Literature: Jangbu and Naktsang Nulo

Written by Kamila Hladíková Two Translations of Modern Tibetan Literature: Jangbu and Naktsang Nulo Jangbu. The Nine-Eyed Agate. Poems and Stories. Transl. from Tibetan by Heather Stoddard. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2010. 228 pp. ISBN: 978-0739128756. Hardcover 85 USD. Naktsang Nulo. My Tibetan Childhood. When Ice Shattered Stone. Transl. from...

Martin Lavicka07 Jul 2015Leave a comment

Wives, Husbands and Lovers: Marriage and sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and urban China

Wives, Husbands and Lovers: Marriage and sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and urban China

Written by Adam Horálek Davis, Deborah S., Friedman, Sara L. (eds., 2014): Wives, Husbands and Lovers: Marriage and sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and urban China. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. ISBN 978-988-8208-41-8. 326 p. China has experienced not only the quickest economic development but also a very significant and rapid social...

Martin Lavicka01 Jul 2015Leave a comment

International Summer School on Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism in Asia: Photo Gallery

International Summer School on Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism in Asia: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the International Summer School on Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism in Asia, 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...

Martin Lavicka30 Jun 2015Leave a comment

Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth in China

Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth in China

Written by Adam Horálek Yao, Shujie, Herrerias, Maria J. (eds., 2014): Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth in China. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills. ISBN 978-1-137-37204-8. 338 p. Since 1993, the People’s Republic of China is a net importer of oil which is vital for its rising economy. Since then, in two decades, China has become...

Martin Lavicka30 Jun 2015Leave a comment

An Application of the Menzerath-Altmann Law to Contemporary Spoken Chinese

An Application of the Menzerath-Altmann Law to Contemporary Spoken Chinese

Written by Tereza Motalová ŠČIGULINSKÁ, Jana; SCHUSTEROVÁ, Denisa. An Application of the Menzerath-Altmann Law to Contemporary Spoken Chinese. Palacký University in Olomouc, First Published 2014, 129 p. ISBN 978-80-244-4192-4 The book published in 2014 under the title of The Application of the Menzerath-Altmann Law to Contemporary Spoken...

Martin Lavicka24 Jun 2015Leave a comment

Crossing Borders and Shifting Boundaries

Crossing Borders and Shifting Boundaries

Written by Stephanie Hemelryk Donald I was recently at the award announcement for a photographic competition run jointly with the cityScopio project, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the Universities of Porto and Liverpool. The subject was Crossing Borders and Shifting Boundaries, and could, in principle, have featured images...

Martin Lavicka23 Jun 2015Leave a comment

Ritual Substitutions: Theories of Ritual from Classical China, lecture by  Prof. Michael Puett

Ritual Substitutions: Theories of Ritual from Classical China, lecture by Prof. Michael Puett

Ritual Substitutions: Theories of Ritual from Classical China lecture by  Prof. Michael Puett (Harvard University) Date: Monday, June 15, 2015, 16:00 – 17:30 Venue: room 118, Celetná 20, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague Leaflet can be downloaded here. One of the more exciting recent developments in the humanities and social...

Martin Lavicka11 Jun 2015Leave a comment

A Course in Linguistics

A Course in Linguistics

Written by Denisa Shusterová CHUNG, Raung-fu. A Course in Linguistics. Cosmos Culture Ltd., First Published 2014, 255 p. ISBN 978-986-3181-46-0 The author of the book A Course in Linguistics is Raung-fu Chung, currently Chair professor in the Department of Applied English, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology. The book was...

Martin Lavicka10 Jun 2015Leave a comment

9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia 2015

9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia 2015

9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia Organizers: Department of Asian Studies, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic Conference date: October 23, 2015 Conference venue: Palacký University Olomouc, Křížkovského 14, Czech Republic Conference language: English Conference theme: Contemporary Trends in East...

Martin Lavicka29 May 2015Leave a comment

Chinese Business Conversation

Chinese Business Conversation

Written by David Uher Slaměníková, Tereza and Guo Yiying: Chinese Business Conversation. Brno: Edika 2014, 224 pp. ISBN 978-80-266-0382-5. Chinese Business Conversation was published last year in the Brno publishing house Edika by two authors Mgr. Tereza Slaměníková, a lecturer in Chinese philology at the Department of Asian Studies,...

Martin Lavicka29 May 2015Leave a comment

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

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