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The 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014

The 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014

Martin Lavicka29 Apr 2014Leave a comment

Conference Details

Dates: November 7 – 8, 2014

Venue: Art Centre, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic (map)

Conference language: English, Czech, Slovak

Registration fee: Free of charge

Program of the conference can be downloaded here

To attend this conference as a visitor, please register here

The Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference provides a platform for experts, academics, and researchers from near and far to exchange their insights and thoughts on a wide spectrum of China related topics. Student presenters are also welcome and encouraged to participate. Papers on the following areas are particularly welcome:

  • Chinese language and literature
  • Chinese history and religion
  • Chinese culture
  • Chinese politics, economics and society

Notice for participants:

The length of each presentation should not exceed 20 minutes (15 minutes to present your paper and 5 minutes for the questions and answers).

Conference fees:

The conference is free of charge. Participants will need to cover all their personal costs, including transportation, accommodation, visa etc. Invitation letters will be provided on request.

About the City of Olomouc

Olomouc is the capital of the region of Central Moravia and belongs to the oldest cities in the Czech Republic. The region is distinguished for its agriculture, industry and beautiful countryside, as well as its historical and cultural traditions. The city dates back to the ninth century, when it was a power centre of the Great Moravian Kingdom, the oldest Slavonic state. Today Olomouc has over 100,000 inhabitants and its long history makes it one of the most beautiful cities in the Czech Republic, mainly due to its well preserved historical inner city (after Prague, second largest in the Czech Republic).

About Palacký University Olomouc

Olomouc is a charming historical university city situated in the eastern part of Czech Republic. Palacký University Olomouc is on of the oldest universities in Central Europe. Drawing on more than a 400-year tradition of higher education, it is nowadays an important centre for reaching and research with almost 23,000 undergraduate students in eight faculties. You can find more details about the city and the University on the following web pages: and

About Conference venue

The Baroque building of the former Jesuit College is one of the oldest parts of the university in Olomouc. After and exacting renovation of a grand scale, Palacký University Olomouc now owns a spacious historical building with many original rooms and halls. Five fine art departments of the Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Education have since gained new lecture halls, fine art studios, recording studios, representative conference halls for international venues, and rooms for its students and teachers. The historical centre of Olomouc now has another centre for culture and the arts. For more details, visit:

Practical information about traveling to Olomouc and accommodation can be found here.

For more information or other inquiries, please contact us at the e-mail: chinet.conference(at)

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