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Common Chinese Patterns

Common Chinese Patterns

Written by Lenka Matoušková Chen, Ru and Zhu, Xiaoyan. Common Chinese Patterns 330. Taipei: Shulin, 2012. 330 p. ISBN 978-957-445-476-1; 350 TWD (paperback) As it is apparent from the title, this book enumerates 330 of the most common patterns of Chinese grammar. The aim of the book is to clarify meanings of structures or collocations which are...

Martin Lavicka07 Apr 2015Leave a comment

The Dark Road

The Dark Road

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. The Dark Road, by the exiled Chinese writer Ma Jian, is a dystopian road movie following family planning fugitives Meili, Kongzi and their One Child Policy-compliant daughter Nannan down the Yangtse. The plot begins with Meili pregnant for a second time as the family planning militia descends on rural Kong village....

Jonathan Sullivan03 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Cyber policy in China

Cyber policy in China

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Greg Austin. Cyber policy in China. Polity Press, 2014. With the launch of a twenty year National Informatization Plan in 2000, progress towards an information society became an official aspiration for the Chinese Party-state. With the goal of increasing social productivity, the ambition to move beyond a barely...

Jonathan Sullivan02 Apr 2015Leave a comment

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

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

Below please find some of the pictures taken during the Workshop: “Genius Loci” as a formative force in Taiwan Literature and Culture, which was organized by the project CHINET together with the Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc in March...

Martin Lavicka01 Apr 2015Leave a comment

Lectures at Charles University and Masaryk University co-organized by project CHINET

Lectures at Charles University and Masaryk University co-organized by project CHINET

April 9, 2015, 19:10-20:40 Fǎlún Gōng on Stage lecturer: Benjamin Penny (ANU) venue: Charles University, Faculty of Arts, Nám. Jana Palacha, room 217 download leaflet April 1, 2015, 14:10-15:45 Nestling with Gods: Mandalizing Mountains and Place-Making in Amdo (Qinghai) lecturer: Dan Smyer Yu (Yunnan Minzu University) venue: Masaryk...

Martin Lavicka26 Mar 2015Leave a comment

China's Silent Army

China’s Silent Army

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. China’s Silent Army: The Pioneers, Traders, Fixers and Workers Who Are Remaking the World in Beijing’s Image. Juan Pablo Cardenal & Heriberto Araújo. Penguin: 2014. The scale of China’s global engagement in the past 15 years is astonishing. In the official realm, the PRC’s omnilateral diplomacy...

Jonathan Sullivan16 Mar 2015Leave a comment

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

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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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