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Call for Papers: Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities

Call for Papers: Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities

Call for Papers: Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities Special Issue: Cultural and Social Anthropology For the upcoming issue of Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities (December 2017) we are looking for high-quality articles discussing various topics in cultural and social anthropology. We welcome theoretical or methodological inquiries into the...

Martin Lavicka29 Sep 2016Leave a comment

Chinese Character Learning Strategies

Chinese Character Learning Strategies

Chinese Character Learning Strategies Written by Michaela Zahradníková (Palacký University Olomouc) Annotation:Chinese characters are generally seen as the most difficult task in learning Chinese as a foreign language. This study focuses on learning strategies applied by beginning learners, namely memorization strategies and metacognitive...

Martin Lavicka01 Jun 2016Leave a comment

Experiencing Taiwan in Taiwanese Nature-Oriented Literature by Pavlína Krámská

Experiencing Taiwan in Taiwanese Nature-Oriented Literature by Pavlína Krámská

Experiencing Taiwan in Taiwanese Nature-Oriented Literature Written by Pavlína Krámská (Charles University Prague) Annotation: The notion of the local, much discussed by the Nativist literary movement in the 1970s, has got another much broader meaning in the environmental literature since the 1980s. It has incorporated the wilderness...

Martin Lavicka03 May 2016Leave a comment

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s1 Written by Martin Slobodník (Comenius University in Bratislava) Annotation: The paper discusses the  depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in a  number of travelogues written by Czech and Slovak authors (usually writers and journalists...

Martin Lavicka25 Apr 2016Leave a comment

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” by Václav Laifr

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” by Václav Laifr

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” and the Establishment of New Historiography of Traditional Astronomy in the 1950s and 1960s: An insight from the oral history sources written by Václav Laifr (Chiang Ching-kuo International Sinological Centre, Charles University in Prague) Annotation: The period of seventeen years before the Cultural...

Martin Lavicka25 Jan 2016Leave a comment

Shanghai Stank: Night Soil Business in Modern Shanghai by Chieko Nakajima

Shanghai Stank: Night Soil Business in Modern Shanghai by Chieko Nakajima

Shanghai Stank: Night Soil Business in Modern Shanghai written by Chieko Nakajima (Assumption College, Worcester)   Annotation: This study examines changes in human waste disposal management in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Shanghai. Human waste was a significant commodity that connected the city with the countryside; its use...

Martin Lavicka14 Jan 2016Leave 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

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

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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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