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Cultural Anthropology

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

Transnationalism and Community Building: Chinese Immigrant Organizations in the United States

Transnationalism and Community Building: Chinese Immigrant Organizations in the United States

Written by Adam Horálek ZHOU, Min – LEE, Rennie (2013): Transnationalism and Community Building: Chinese Immigrant Organizations in the United States. The Annals of the American Academy, No. 647, pp. 22–49. The paper by professors Zhou Min and Rennie Lee is a unique insight into the Chinese overseas community organizational structure which...

Martin Lavicka17 Apr 2015Leave a comment

The Ethnography of China

The Ethnography of China

Written by Dušan Lužný Šíndelář Pavel, Etnografie Číny. Brno: Masaryk University, 2014. (open access download) This work represents a study text, the aim of which is to provide a further understanding of China and its people, or rather an understanding of the diversity of the groups that make up the ethnic and cultural mosaic of the...

Martin Lavicka28 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration and Community since 1870

Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration and Community since 1870

Written by Petra Tlčimuková Ling, Huping. Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration, and Community since 1870. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2012. The historical process of establishing Chinese communities abroad has been paid a lot of attention by scholars. In the case of Chicago, the publication Chinese Chicago: Race,...

Martin Lavicka13 Nov 2014Leave a comment

“Contested” Multiculturalism to “Localized” Multiculturalism: Chinese and Vietnamese Youth in Osaka, Japan

“Contested” Multiculturalism to “Localized” Multiculturalism: Chinese and Vietnamese Youth in Osaka, Japan

Written by Martin Šturdík Okubo, Yuko. “From “Contested” Multiculturalism to “Localized” Multiculturalism: Chinese and Vietnamese Youth in Osaka, Japan.” Anthropological Quarterly 68.4 (2013): 995-1030. Print. In her article published in 2013 in the Anthropological Quarterly, Vol. 68, No. 4, p. 995–1030, Yuko Okubo draws...

Martin Lavicka12 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Chinese Influence on the formation of Shintō. Some Remarks on Breen and Teeuwen’s A New History of Shinto

Chinese Influence on the formation of Shintō. Some Remarks on Breen and Teeuwen’s A New History of Shinto

Written by Jakub Havlíček A New History of Shinto (Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion Series). By John Breen and Mark Teeuwen. Malden, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. x + 264 pages. ISBN 978-1-4051-5516-8. Recent scholarly writings on the religions in Japan often re-examine and critically re-evaluate the older and still well-established...

Martin Lavicka31 Oct 2014Leave a comment

Editorial foreword to the ‘Cultural Anthropology’ Section by Dr. Lužný

Editorial foreword to the ‘Cultural Anthropology’ Section by Dr. Lužný

The CHINET team for Cultural Anthropology deals with topics regarding the global migration and the place of the Chinese within as well as we focus on the maintaining/transforming of cultural-religious traditions that are an inherent part of the process of globalization. Drawing on the theories of transnationalism our research addresses different...

Martin Lavicka22 Sep 2013Leave a comment

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