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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

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

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