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The 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS)

The 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS)

Written by Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley. The European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS) held its 12th Annual Conference at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, on 8-10 April 2015. The annual EATS conference is a major academic event in the expanding field of Taiwan Studies. It offers an ideal forum for researchers from within and outside...

Jonathan Sullivan27 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Conference on the History and Culture of Early Medieval China

Conference on the History and Culture of Early Medieval China

Conference on the History and Culture of Early Medieval China Date: May 11, 2015 Time: 10:00 – 18:00 Organizers: EU project CHINET, reg. no.: CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0152, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic & The Oriental Institute of the Academy of Science of the Czech Republic Conference venue:...

Martin Lavicka21 Apr 20152 comments

Ethnic Policy in China: Is Reform Inevitable?

Ethnic Policy in China: Is Reform Inevitable?

Written by Adam Horálek James Leibold (2013): Ethnic Policy in China: Is Reform Inevitable? Policy Studies 68. Honolulu: East-West Center, 65 p. “Ethnic Policy in China: Is Reform Inevitable?” is one of many publications by the author James Leibold focusing on ethnic issues in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The book is a part of the...

Martin Lavicka21 Apr 2015Leave a comment

China’s new territorial strategies towards North Korea

China’s new territorial strategies towards North Korea

Written by Adam Horálek Lee, Seeung-Ook (2014): China’s new territorial strategies towards North Korea: security, development, and inter-scalar politics. Eurasian Geography and Economics, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 175–200. The geopolitical situation on the Korean Peninsula is a very up-to-date topic. Not only because North Korea, since 2006 and...

Martin Lavicka20 Apr 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

Xinhai remembered: from Han racial revolution to great revival of the Chinese nation

Xinhai remembered: from Han racial revolution to great revival of the Chinese nation

Written by Adam Horálek James Leibold (2014): Xinhai remembered: from Han racial revolution to great revival of the Chinese nation, Asian Ethnicity, 15:1, 1-20. The Xinhai Revolution is a milestone of Chinese modern history recognized by both the PRC and Taiwan. Even though it is now mostly interpreted by politicians on both sides of Taiwan...

Martin Lavicka16 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Cultural Revolution, lectures by Dr. Marc Winter (University of Zurich)

Cultural Revolution, lectures by Dr. Marc Winter (University of Zurich)

Project CHINET and Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, would like to cordially invite you to lectures by Dr. Marc Winter from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. These lectures are organized under the code ASH/XX1 and the successful participants will be awarded 3 credits. Cultural Revolution Course leader: Dr. Marc...

Martin Lavicka15 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Conference on Religions and Politics in Contemporary Chinese Societies: Photo Gallery

Conference on Religions and Politics in Contemporary Chinese Societies: Photo Gallery

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the Conference on Religions and Politics in Contemporary Chinese Societies, which was organized by the project CHINET together with the Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc and Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University Brno. More pictures can...

Martin Lavicka13 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Fu Manchu, the Yellow Peril and Sinophobia

Fu Manchu, the Yellow Peril and Sinophobia

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Sax Rohmer, penname of the journeyman British writer Arthur Henry Ward, wrote music hall routines, serial fiction and popular novels to make money. From a working class background and unblessed with great talent or connections, Rohmer was forced to develop an eye for what would sell. He struck gold with a creation...

Jonathan Sullivan10 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino-Tibetan Border

Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino-Tibetan Border

Written by Tricia Kehoe. Tenzin, Jinba. In the Land of the Eastern Queendom: The politics of Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino-Tibetan Border. University of Washington Press, 2014. Over the past two decades, much work has been done to debunk the heavily romanticized and hyper-spiritualized representations that have long characterized Tibet. Yet,...

Jonathan Sullivan10 Apr 2015Leave a comment

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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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