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Selected Topics on Contemporary China, April 1-9, 2014

Selected Topics on Contemporary China, April 1-9, 2014

Martin Lavicka21 Mar 2014Leave a comment


We would like to cordially invite you to attend ten lectures by renowned scholars, organized by the Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Venue: třída Svobody, 26, Olomouc, Czech Republic map

Language: English

Entrance: Free

program in pdf / printer-friendlier version


Tuesday 1st April 2014

  • 15:00–16:30, room: SV-2.22 
    • Russian Images of China – Historical and Contemporary
    • by Nikolay Samoylov (St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia)
  • 18:30–20:00, room: SV-2.22
    • China and the Migration of Ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia – A Historical and Contemporary Perspective
    • by Lim Boon Hock (Nanyang Technological University, Chinese Heritage Centre, Singapore)

Wednesday 2nd April 2014

  • 15:00–16:30, room: SV-2.22  CHANGE!!! April 3, 2014, 13:15-14:45, room SV-A
    • The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China
    • by Luigi Tomba (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)
  • 16:45–18:15, room: SV-A
    • Geopolitical Triangle: Russia – China – India: Political Myth or Reality?
    • by Nikolay Samoylov (St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Thursday 3rd April 2014

  • 11:30–13:00, room: SV-A
    • Globalization and the Presence of China’s ‘Soft Power’ in Southeast Asia
    • by Lim Boon Hock (Nanyang Technological University, Chinese Heritage Centre, Singapore)

Monday 7th April 2014

  • 08:00–9:30, room: SV-A

    • The Old and New Horizons of Migrant Factory Workers in China
    • by Jonathan Unger (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)
  • 18:30–20:00, room: SV-A
    • Race to the Bottom: The Soccer Ball Industry in China, Pakistan and India
    • by Anita Chan (University of Technology, China Research Centre, Sydney, Australia)

Tuesday 8th April 2014

  • 09:45–11:15, room: SV-A
    • Chinese Associations: Strengthening Civil Society, or Strengthening the State?
    • by Jonathan Unger (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)
  • 18:30–20:00, room: SV-2.22
    • Constitution and Legal System
    • by Kay-Wah Chan (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Wednesday 9th April 2014

  • 18:30–20:00, room: SV-2.22
    • Foreign Investment Law
    • by Kay-Wah Chan (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

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