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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

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

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

Government and Politics in Taiwan

Government and Politics in Taiwan

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Dafydd Fell, (2011) Government and Politics in Taiwan (London: Routledge). On November 29, millions of Taiwanese voters will go to the polls to choose a range of local officials in historic 9-in-1 elections. If readers find themselves bamboozled by the complexities of competition for over 11000 public positions,...

Jonathan Sullivan17 Nov 2014Leave a comment

Politicians in the Republic of China

Politicians in the Republic of China

Written by Alex Calvo. Tilman Aretz, Politicians in the Republic of China 中華民國人物百科: Register and Explanations (Taipei, 2014). The advent of the Internet is prompting an intense debate on the future of books and other printed materials. While there are many who claim that the pleasure of reading a novel or history book in paper...

Jonathan Sullivan08 Oct 2014Leave a comment

New trends in Taiwanese politics research

New trends in Taiwanese politics research

Written by Jonathan Sullivan. Under the guidance of Professor Gunter Schubert and his team, in the space of six years or so the European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan at the University of Tubingen has become one of the major centres of excellence for Taiwan Studies in Europe (disclaimer: I am an ERCCT Fellow). The ERCCT recently...

Jonathan Sullivan16 Jul 2014Leave a comment

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11th Annual Conference on Asian Studies: Commemorating October 1917: Re-thinking Marxism and the Russian Revolution in East and Southeast Asia: Photo Gallery

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

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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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