CHINET

Get to know the CHINET, our team, upcoming conferences, seminars, workshops and much more!

REVIEWS

Browse our selected reviews from current publications in the field of Chinese studies.

FORUM

Find out even more information in our field notes, opinion papers and surveys.

Forum

The choice of syllable and character within the transferring of proper names into Chinese

The choice of syllable and character within the transferring of proper names into Chinese

The choice of syllable and character within the transferring of proper names into Chinese The below presented results are outcome of the project titled The choice of syllable and character within the transcribing of proper names into Chinese, reg. nr. IGA_FF_2014_079, which was realized thanks to special-purpose funding for specific university...

Martin Lavicka09 Jan 2016Leave 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

The 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS)

The 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS)

Written by Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley. The European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS) held its 12th Annual Conference at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, on 8-10 April 2015. The annual EATS conference is a major academic event in the expanding field of Taiwan Studies. It offers an ideal forum for researchers from within and outside...

Jonathan Sullivan27 Apr 2015Leave 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

Embedding research in local contexts

Embedding research in local contexts

Written by Bin Wu. It is not always easy for researchers to explain how and why a research project is important to local people whose interests may be diverse or in conflict. Viewing fieldwork as a process of constructive communication with all the stakeholders for better understanding of local situations with a broader context, this post argues...

Jonathan Sullivan30 Oct 2014Leave a comment

Encountering Chinese officials: bureaucratism, politics and power struggle

Encountering Chinese officials: bureaucratism, politics and power struggle

Written by Jiong Tu. Encountering officials is inevitable in many research projects in China. The encounter itself shows a snapshot of how local officialdom works. Being rejected by the officials, being unable to find the officials during office hours, being passed like a ball from one office to another, and being scolded or humiliated are normal...

Jonathan Sullivan21 Oct 2014Leave a comment

China and the Visegrad countries: Policies, goals and discrepancies

China and the Visegrad countries: Policies, goals and discrepancies

Written by Richard Q. Turcsányi. Among the 16 Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries which are members of the China-tailored ‘16+1 platform’, the Visegrad states (V4) comprising of Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia have since the platforms inception, been measurably advanced of their neighbours. However, there may be...

Jonathan Sullivan06 Oct 2014Leave a comment

Perspectives on CEE-China Cooperation

Perspectives on CEE-China Cooperation

Written by Dominik Mierzejewski. There is a common perception that China’s policy towards the European Union is largely based on bilateral relations with member states. Relations between Beijing and Brussels are centred around the EU-China Summits and a strategic partnership agreement signed between the two sides in 2003. However China’s new...

Jonathan Sullivan06 Oct 2014Leave a comment

Taiwan’s Relations with Slovenia

Taiwan’s Relations with Slovenia

Written by Saša Istenič. Despite their remoteness, many parallels can be drawn between Slovenia and Taiwan. Not merely within their democratization processes and profound political changes but also within the strenuous processes of national identity formation. Throughout history, the survival of the Slovene nation and Slovene-hood was...

Jonathan Sullivan06 Oct 2014Leave a comment

Finding Equilibrium: Czech-China-Taiwan Relations

Finding Equilibrium: Czech-China-Taiwan Relations

Written by Martin Lavicka. Since the establishment of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, relations between Czech Republic and the PRC have undergone a long and somewhat interesting journey, one full of turbulence. Until 1989, the relationship between the two countries, former Czechoslovakia and China, followed a similar path to the...

Jonathan Sullivan06 Oct 2014Leave a comment

Page 1 of 3123

Categories

Recent Posts

14 Oct 2017

Emeritus Professor Carlyle Thayer – South China Sea: Realpolitik Trumps International Law

Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc,...

Read more

13 Oct 2017

Professor Olga Dror – Why Vietnam Is Important

Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc,...

Read more

Latest Comments

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...

24 May 2015 / Gary Rawnsley

Thanks for the inclusion, Jon. Readers may also be interested in the newly published Routl...

Archives