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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

New trends in Taiwanese politics research

New trends in Taiwanese politics research

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Under the guidance of Professor Gunter Schubert and his team, in the space of six years or so the European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan at the University of Tubingen has become one of the major centres of excellence for Taiwan Studies in Europe (disclaimer: I am an ERCCT Fellow). The ERCCT recently...

Jonathan Sullivan16 Jul 2014Leave a comment

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

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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...

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