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11th Annual Conference on Asian Studies

11th Annual Conference on Asian Studies

11th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Commemorating October 1917: Re-thinking Marxism and the Russian Revolution in East and Southeast Asia   Organizers: Department of Asian Studies, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic Conference date: October 21, 2017 Conference venue: Palacký University Olomouc, Křížkovského 14, Czech...

Martin Lavicka31 Mar 2017Leave a comment

International Summer School 2017: Bordering and Othering

International Summer School 2017: Bordering and Othering

International Summer School: Bordering and Othering: How Inner Asian Identities Have Been Shaped Date: May 29-June 2, 2017 Venue: Křížkovského 14, Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic Organizers: Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic Tuition fee: free of...

Martin Lavicka20 Feb 2017Leave a comment

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s

“Lamaism, the living anachronism” – Depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s1 Written by Martin Slobodník (Comenius University in Bratislava) Annotation: The paper discusses the  depiction of Tibetan Buddhism in a  number of travelogues written by Czech and Slovak authors (usually writers and journalists...

Martin Lavicka25 Apr 2016Leave a comment

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” by Václav Laifr

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” by Václav Laifr

Building of “New China’s Astronomy” and the Establishment of New Historiography of Traditional Astronomy in the 1950s and 1960s: An insight from the oral history sources written by Václav Laifr (Chiang Ching-kuo International Sinological Centre, Charles University in Prague) Annotation: The period of seventeen years before the Cultural...

Martin Lavicka25 Jan 2016Leave 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

General Information on the Geography of China

General Information on the Geography of China

Written by Adam Horálek Základní informace o čínském zeměpisu. 中国地理常识(中捷对照)[General Information on the Geography of China]. The Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council – Hanban – Sinolingua, Beijing, 2014, ISBN 978-7-5138-0631-2. 225 p. The book General Information on the Geography of China is a...

Martin Lavicka07 Aug 2015Leave a comment

China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People's Republic

China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People’s Republic

TOPPING, Audrey Ronning. China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People’s Republic. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. 472 pages. US$ 36.00 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-0-8071-5278-2. Written by Magdaléna Masláková In her book Audrey Ronning Topping tells two parallel stories. One of them...

Martin Lavicka03 Aug 2015Leave a comment

Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity

Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity

Written by Adam Horálek Cieciura, Wlodzimierz (2014): Muzulmanie chińscy. Historia, religia, tozsamość. [Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity]. Wydawnictwa Universytetu Warszawskiego, Warsaw. ISBN 978-83-235-1325-4. 410 p. The book Chinese Muslims: History, Religion, Identity is truly one of the most significant ethno-historical...

Martin Lavicka14 Jul 2015Leave a comment

Wives, Husbands and Lovers: Marriage and sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and urban China

Wives, Husbands and Lovers: Marriage and sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and urban China

Written by Adam Horálek Davis, Deborah S., Friedman, Sara L. (eds., 2014): Wives, Husbands and Lovers: Marriage and sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and urban China. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. ISBN 978-988-8208-41-8. 326 p. China has experienced not only the quickest economic development but also a very significant and rapid social...

Martin Lavicka01 Jul 2015Leave a comment

Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth in China

Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth in China

Written by Adam Horálek Yao, Shujie, Herrerias, Maria J. (eds., 2014): Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth in China. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills. ISBN 978-1-137-37204-8. 338 p. Since 1993, the People’s Republic of China is a net importer of oil which is vital for its rising economy. Since then, in two decades, China has become...

Martin Lavicka30 Jun 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...

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Thanks for the inclusion, Jon. Readers may also be interested in the newly published Routl...

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