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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

Mao’s New World: Political Culture in the Early People’s Republic

Mao’s New World: Political Culture in the Early People’s Republic

Written by Rebecca Scott. Hung, Changtai (2011), Mao’s New World: Political Culture in the Early People’s Republic. Cornell University Press. At the start of his influential work, Mao’s New World: Political Culture in the Early People’s Republic Chang-tai Hung terms ‘political culture’ as the values, socio-political attitudes and...

Jonathan Sullivan09 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Workshop: Tibetan Borderlands

Workshop: Tibetan Borderlands

Date: February 28, 2015 (Saturday) Venue: Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Křížkovského 14, Olomouc, room: 2.05 Registration online: here Registration deadline: February 24, 2015 For practical information regarding transportation and the exact location of the Department of Asian Studies please visit here. Abstracts...

Martin Lavicka09 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Class in Contemporary China

Class in Contemporary China

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Class in Contemporary China by David S. G. Goodman. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014.  In the reform era the class structure of Chinese society and the nature of class politics have changed as the source of Party legitimacy has moved from socialist ideology to economic performance under conditions of “market...

Jonathan Sullivan07 Feb 2015Leave a comment

Two Courses on Chinese Art in Spring Semester 2015 (taught in Czech)

Two Courses on Chinese Art in Spring Semester 2015 (taught in Czech)

History of Chinese Painting  Course leader: Mgr. Michaela Pejčochová, Ph.D. (curator of the Chinese Art Collection of National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic) Dates: 20.2., 6.3., 20.3., 3.4., 17.4. Time: 13:15-14:45 and 15:00-16:30 Topic: During this course, students will be introduced to history of Chinese art in connection...

Martin Lavicka06 Feb 2015Leave a comment

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