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.

News & Events

Watching the new emperors

Watching the new emperors

Written by Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley. Last weekend, as the National People’s Congress convened in Beijing to show solidarity behind the Chinese president Xi Jinping, the American scholar David Shambaugh published an article in the Wall Street Journal provocatively titled The Coming Chinese Crackup. As an experienced China observer, Shambaugh is...

Jonathan Sullivan12 Mar 2015Leave a comment

The Silk Road. A New History.

The Silk Road. A New History.

Written by Jakub Hrubý Hansen, Valerie. 2012. The Silk Road. A New History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 978-0-19-515931-8. $ 34.95. Ever since the epochal finds in the Tarim Basin and Dunhuang at the beginning of the 20th century, the Silk Road and its exploration has been a fascinating topic attracting a wide audience of scholars and...

Martin Lavicka09 Mar 2015Leave a comment

Political Changes in Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou

Political Changes in Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou

Written by Ben Goren. Political Changes in Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou: Partisan Conflict, Policy Choices, External Constraints and Security Challenges. Jean-Pierre Cabestan & Jacques deLisle (Ed). (Abingdon: Routledge, 2014). Cabestan and deLisle’s edited volume sets out to provide the reader with a well-rounded overview of the political...

Jonathan Sullivan06 Mar 2015Leave a comment

Workshop on Tibetan Borderlands: Photo Gallery

Workshop on Tibetan Borderlands: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the Workshop on Tibetan Boredlands, which was organized by the project CHINET together with the Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University...

Martin Lavicka05 Mar 2015Leave a comment

Voices from Tibet. Selected Essays and Reportage

Voices from Tibet. Selected Essays and Reportage

Written by Kamila Hladíková Tsering Woeser, Wang Lixiong. Voices from Tibet. Selected Essays and Reportage. Ed. and transl. by Violet S. Law. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, and Honolulu: University of Hawai´i Press, 2014. 132 pp.; ISBN 9780824840082; 55 USD (hardcover) There hardly is a more courageous woman among the Chinese (let alone...

Martin Lavicka27 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Decision Making Models and Knowledge Management Preferences: Taiwanese Expatriates in China.

Decision Making Models and Knowledge Management Preferences: Taiwanese Expatriates in China.

Written by Jaroslava Kubátová Decision Making Models and Knowledge Management Preferences: Taiwanese Expatriates in China. Hsin Kao, Sean Peng-Hsiang Kao, Shih-Chih Chen, Kevin Kuan-Shun Chiu. Australian Journal of Business and Management Research. Vol.2, No.4, July 2012, pp. 01–11. Available online at http://ajbmr.com/current-issue/28 With...

Martin Lavicka25 Feb 2015Leave a comment

From body to meaning in culture

From body to meaning in culture

Written by Wei-lun Lu Yu, Ning. 2009. From body to meaning in culture: Papers on cognitive semantic studies of Chinese. Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins. This book is a deep analysis of cultural elements of body parts in the Chinese lexicon that may attract readers from various sub-disciplines of Sinology. The possible readership includes...

Martin Lavicka24 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Workshop: "Genius Loci" as a formative force in Taiwan Literature and Culture

Workshop: “Genius Loci” as a formative force in Taiwan Literature and Culture

Dates: March 26-28, 2015 Location: Konvikt (Art Centre), Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, Univerzitní 3, Czech Republic (map) Organizers: Project Discover Taiwan, Project CHINET & Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic You can register for the workshop here. Workshop program...

Martin Lavicka23 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Seminar on Ethnic Politics in China

Seminar on Ethnic Politics in China

Ethnic Politics in China Course leader: Julie Yu-Wen Chen, Ph.D. (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan) Dates: May 4-6, 2015 Time: May 4 (Monday): 8:00-11:15 May 5 (Tuesday): 8:00-11:15 May 6 (Wednesday): 8:00-11:15 Venue: room 2.07, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Křížkovského 14, Olomouc, Czech Republic Dr. Julie...

Martin Lavicka09 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Course: The Environmental Situation in China

Course: The Environmental Situation in China

Course title: The Environmental situation in China Course leader: Prof. Stevan Harrell, University of Washington Témata kurzu propojují antropologii, environmenální studia, politiku i ekonomiku Číny. Kurz je vhodný primárně pro navazující magistry, ale též studenty Bc. oborů ve vyšších ročnících, předchozí absolvování...

Martin Lavicka09 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Categories

Recent Posts

06 Apr 2019

13th Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2019

We are cordially inviting you to the annual conference of Czech and Slovak...

Read more

06 Apr 2019

Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS)

The history of the Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS),...

Read more

06 Mar 2019

Summer School on Modern Asian Literatures and Cultures

Organizers Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech...

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