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Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Written by Jonathan Sullivan Cara Wallis, Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones, New York: New York University Press, 2013.  Cara Wallis’ ethnographic study of young migrant women working in Beijing’s restaurants, beauty parlours and markets is an exploration of the cultural, social, aesthetic and economic dimensions...

Jonathan Sullivan10 Jan 2014Leave a comment

Workshop: Indigenous Elements in Tibetan Religions, February 15, 2014

Workshop: Indigenous Elements in Tibetan Religions, February 15, 2014

Date: February 15, 2014 (Saturday)  Venue: Palacký University, Olomouc, Department of Asian Studies, Třída Svobody 26, Room: 3.40 Registration: here Registration deadline: February 10, 2014 For practical information regarding transportation and the exact location of the Department of Asian Studies please visit here. Detailed Program can be...

Martin Lavicka10 Jan 2014Leave a comment

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Philosophy’ Section by Dr. Suter

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Philosophy’ Section by Dr. Suter

The Philosophy section of Chinet is dedicated to the academic engagement with Chinese philosophy in the broadest sense of the expression. It is concerned both with philosophical investigations of Chinese texts from all periods, and with scholarly research on arguably philosophical texts from the pre-modern period. Our aim is to offer a forum as...

Martin Lavicka22 Dec 2013Leave a comment

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Linguistics’ Section by Dr. Suter

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Linguistics’ Section by Dr. Suter

The Linguistics section of Chinet is dedicated to linguistic research on the languages of China. This includes modern standard Chinese, contemporary varieties of Chinese, all forms of pre-modern Chinese, as well as non-Sinitic languages spoken on the territory of present-day China and along its borders. Chinet concentrates on research in...

Martin Lavicka22 Dec 2013Leave a comment

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Taiwan Literature’ Section by Dr. Dluhošová

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Taiwan Literature’ Section by Dr. Dluhošová

This section of the review platform will primarily focus on Taiwan literature. We welcome book reviews, review articles, or state of the field reports. Because English-language publications on Taiwan literature are not so numerous, we especially welcome reviews of books in other European languages and in Chinese. We do not view Taiwan...

Martin Lavicka20 Dec 2013Leave a comment

Editorial Foreword to the ‘History’ Section by Dr. Hrubý

Editorial Foreword to the ‘History’ Section by Dr. Hrubý

The History section of the CHINET platform aims to present reviews of recent scholarly publications and research outputs in the wide field of Chinese history. The decision of what is and what isn’t part of Chinese history is a difficult one as it is connected to our very perception of China as an entity as well as an object of study. The sheer...

Martin Lavicka15 Dec 2013Leave a comment

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Modern Literature’ Section by Dr. Hladíková

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Modern Literature’ Section by Dr. Hladíková

The ‘Modern Literature’ review section aims at topics regarding developments of Chinese literature in the twentieth century, contemporary literature, film and media in the PRC, Taiwanese literature, as well as Sinophone literature from different parts of the world. By reviewing academic publications on these topics we seek to provide up to...

Martin Lavicka13 Dec 2013Leave a comment

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Contemporary China’ Section by Dr. Sullivan

Editorial Foreword to the ‘Contemporary China’ Section by Dr. Sullivan

The contemporary China section of Chinet is a platform for reviews of recent work in fields encompassing all of the social sciences and humanities, in addition to economics and other areas of key importance to furthering our understanding of contemporary developments in China. In addition to single book reviews, this section will feature...

Martin Lavicka05 Dec 2013Leave a comment

Conference on the Socio-Economic Transition of China, April 2014

Conference on the Socio-Economic Transition of China, April 2014

CONFERENCE ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSITION OF CHINA: OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS Conference dates: April 3 – 6, 2014 Conference venue: The Art Centre (Konvikt), Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic Conference language: English Organizers: EU project CHINET, reg. no.: CZ 1.07/2.3.00/20.0152 Department of Asian Studies, Palacký...

Martin Lavicka01 Dec 20133 comments

Three Lectures on Cultural Anthropology

Three Lectures on Cultural Anthropology

We would like to cordially invite you to attend three interesting lectures in the field of Cultural Anthropology, organized by CHINET and led by four members of our Team. Buddhism in the United States by Doc. Dušan Lužný, Dr. and Mgr. Petra Tlčimuková date and time: November 28, 2013; 15:00-16:30 Chinese Immigration to the United States...

Martin Lavicka21 Nov 2013Leave a comment

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