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Wing-Fai Leung: Chinese Cinema in the Era of Capitalisation, Globalisation and Digitalisation

Date 06 February 2019, 13:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6 Abstract This talk presents a comparative study of Chinese and Indian freelancers who use the global crowdsourcing platform Upwork. It is the result of research conducted in collaboration with Professors Premilla D’Cruz and Ernesto Noronha of the Indian...

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Wing-Fai Leung: Freelancing globally: Upworkers in China and India, neoliberalisation, and the new international division of labour

Date 05 February 2019, 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6 Abstract This talk presents a comparative study of Chinese and Indian freelancers who use the global crowdsourcing platform Upwork. It is the result of research conducted in collaboration with Professors Premilla D’Cruz and Ernesto Noronha of the Indian...

Petra Vaculíková26 Apr 2019Leave a comment

Lectures by Sergey Abashin

Ethnic Category in Historic Context: forgotten people and new nations Date 24 January 2019, 10:00 Location Krizkovskeho 14, room KC-1.07 Abstract We are accustomed to calling Central Asian inhabitants Uzbeks, Kyrgyzs, Tajiks, Kazakhs, and Turkmens. However, a little over a hundred years ago, the ethnographic map looked quite...

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Ildikó Bellér-Hann: Homogenization and Fragmentation: knowledge production of the Uyghur elite in Xinjiang during reform socialism

Date 22 January 2019, 10:00 Location Krizkovskeho 14, room KC-1.07 Abstract In my talk I would like to introduce my research project titled “Between homogenization and fragmentation: textual practices as strategies of integration and identity maintenance among the Uyghurs of Xinjiang, China (20th‒21st...

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Victor H. Mair: The Tarim Basin as the Crossroads of Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Middle Ages

Date 21 January 2019, 10:00 Location Krizkovskeho 14, room KC-1.07 Abstract Since the glory days of the Silk Road, mainly from about the 2nd c. BC to the 15th c. AD, the importance of the trade routes that passed through Eastern Central Asia was widely recognized.  What was not known were the facts about the vital role of this...

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Nicholas Evans: Waving to the other side: the language of poetry in indigenous Australian song

Date 17 December 2018, 14:30 Location Krizkovskeho 10, auditorium 3.05 Abstract Poetry and song are inextricably interwoven in most indigenous Australian traditions. And the poetic masterpieces found across the continent are little-known outside their immediate communities, tied up as they are with the intricacies of the...

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The Uyghur community: diaspora, identity and geopolitics

Title The Uyghur community: diaspora, identity and geopoliticsAuthorMartin LavičkaJournalAsian EthnicityTypeBook...

Petra Vaculíková01 Feb 2019Leave a comment

Uzbek Head Ornaments from the Collection of the Náprstek Museum

Title Uzbek Head Ornaments from the Collection of the Náprstek MuseumAuthorTereza HejzlarováJournalAnnals of the Náprstek MuseumTypeArticleDOIDOI....

Petra Vaculíková01 Feb 2019Leave a comment

Central Eastern Europe, Southeast and Central Asia in the Belt and Road Initiative

We are pleased to announce that the conference  “Economic and Strategic Impacts of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) on Central Eastern Europe, Central and Southeast Asia: Similarities and Differences” will be held in Olomouc, Czech Republic on March 20-21, 2019. The main aim of this two-day conference is to compare the...

Petra Vaculíková11 Jan 2019Leave a comment

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