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EACS 2016 - Call for Papers

EACS 2016 – Call for Papers

Dear colleagues, The 21st conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia on August 23-28, 2016. It is jointly organized by St. Petersburg State University, the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts RAS and the State Hermitage Museum. Scholars from Europe and beyond are invited to submit their paper...

Martin Lavicka21 Dec 2015Leave a comment

9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia 2015: Photo Gallery

9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia 2015: Photo Gallery

Bellow please find pictures taken during the 9th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia. This conference was organized by the Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc. This conference was held on October 23,...

Martin Lavicka04 Nov 2015Leave a comment

Czech Translation of Chinese Literature: Bibliographical Records

Czech Translation of Chinese Literature: Bibliographical Records

Below please find the Czech Translation of Chinese Literature: Bibliographical Records, in the iPDF format for your...

Martin Lavicka20 Oct 2015Leave a comment

The 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014: Proceedings

The 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014: Proceedings

Proceedings from the 8th Annual Czech and Slovak Sinological Conference 2014 can be downloaded in the iPDF format clicking on the link below. Proceedings_iPDF In this volume you can find following articles: Wei-lun Lu Use of Translation Corpora as a New Method in Chinese Language Research and Its Pedagogical Implications: The Case of Viewpoint...

Martin Lavicka20 Oct 2015Leave a comment

7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia – Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China: Proceedings

7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia – Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China: Proceedings

Proceedings from the 7th Annual Conference on Cultural and Social Anthropology of East Asia – Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity and Ethnic Policies in China 2013, can be downloaded in the PDF format clicking on the link below. These proceedings were published as a mono-thematic issue of the Journal Far East (Dálný Východ) published by the Department...

Martin Lavicka19 Oct 2015Leave 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

The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics

The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics

Written by Hana Třísková* Huang, Cheng-Teh James., Yen-hui Audrey Li, and Andrew Simpson. The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics. N.p.: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. Print. The reviewed volume offers a critical and well-researched overview of major topics in Chinese linguistics. It presents some of the most important results of research into Chinese...

Martin Lavicka18 Aug 2015Leave a comment

Mind the gap: Culture and political values

Mind the gap: Culture and political values

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. In The Cultural Logic of Politics in Mainland China and Taiwan, the last (posthumous) book published by Duke political scientist Tianjian Shi, Professor Shi argues that rationality is culturally embedded, and that a culturally defined normative rationality shapes people’s choices in social and political life. The...

Jonathan Sullivan14 Aug 2015Leave a comment

China’s War with Japan, 1937–1945: The Struggle for Survival

China’s War with Japan, 1937–1945: The Struggle for Survival

Written by Sylva Martinásková Rana Mitter: China’s War with Japan, 1937–1945: The Struggle for Survival. Allen Lane, 2013. ISBN: 9781846140105. The modern history of China, as seen from the perspective of Western readers, is often reduced to the Opium Wars and the Cultural Revolution, while many other significant incidents of the 1930s and...

Martin Lavicka14 Aug 2015Leave a comment

How the west sees China

How the west sees China

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. In the western imagination China has long been something ‘exotic’, a tendency that preceded the earliest contact and was reinforced by the (usually tall) tales of early travellers. This exoticism takes many forms and has given rise to many stereotypes, sometimes ‘positive’ (for instance in the recurring...

Jonathan Sullivan12 Aug 2015Leave a comment

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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...

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