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Emeritus Professor Carlyle Thayer - South China Sea: Realpolitik Trumps International Law

Emeritus Professor Carlyle Thayer – South China Sea: Realpolitik Trumps International Law

Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, would like to cordially invite you to a lecture titled: South China Sea: Realpolitik Trumps International Law by Emeritus Professor Carlyle Thayer (UNSW Canberra, Australia) date and time: November 9, 15:00-16:30 place: room KB 2.03 (Křížkovského 12, Olomouc, Czech...

Martin Lavicka14 Oct 2017Leave a comment

Professor Olga Dror - Why Vietnam Is Important

Professor Olga Dror – Why Vietnam Is Important

Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, would like to cordially invite you to a lecture titled: Why Vietnam Is Important by Professor Olga Dror (Texas A&M University) date and time: October 19, 2017, 11:30-13:00  place: room KC 2.05 (Křížkovského 14, Olomouc, Czech Republic) Vietnam is a country in...

Martin Lavicka13 Oct 2017Leave a comment

Two lectures by Professor Martin Slobodník

Two lectures by Professor Martin Slobodník

Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc, would like to cordially invite you to two lectures by: Professor Martin Slobodník (Univerzita Komenského, Bratislava, Slovakia),  titled (in Slovak): Čínsko-tibetské vzťahy medzi historickou vedou a propagandou (Sinto-Tibetan relations – history versus...

Martin Lavicka12 Oct 2017Leave a comment

International Summer School 2017 - Bordering and Othering: How Inner Asian Identities Have Been Shaped:  Photo Gallery

International Summer School 2017 – Bordering and Othering: How Inner Asian Identities Have Been Shaped: Photo Gallery

Bellow please find pictures taken during the International Summer School 2017 – Bordering and Othering: How Inner Asian Identities Have Been Shaped. This summer school was organized by the Department of Asian Studies, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic on May 29-June 2,...

Martin Lavicka02 Jul 2017Leave a comment

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: Room KC 2.07, 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...

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

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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 ...

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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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