Upcoming seminars and training sessions

The overview of the upcoming training sessions and seminars within the Trainee centre is as follows:

Haowen Jiang: Inclusory constructions in Formosan languages

Date 27. 11. 2019 13:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract This talk addresses synchronic types, diachronic changes, and implicational relationships of inclusory constructions in Formosan languages. Inclusory constructions are often made up of a plural pronominal and an NP, but they refer to the singular...

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Steven Saxonberg: Semi-Civil Society: A Missing Link in Explaining the Democratization of Communist Dictatorships?

Date 6. 11. 2019 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract Much has been written about the role of civil society in bringing down communist regimes; however, scholars have largely ignored the officially sanctioned organizations. Using the examples of Hungary and Czechoslovakia, this article shows that when...

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Shu-Fen Lin: The New “Social” Question: Refugee, Social Policy and State-Building in Wartime China

Date 30. 10. 2019 13:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract Over the last two decades or so, a growing literature on China during World War II (or the second Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945) has taken a revisionist turn and reappraised the role and practices of the Nationalist Government, focusing on a wide...

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Asio Liu: PLACE OF EXCEPTION: Penghu Vietnamese Refugee Camps in the Taiwan Strait

Date 29. 10. 2019 15:00 Location Class 203, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract The boat people who came to Taiwan in 70s and 80s created the oldest strata of Vietnamese diaspora in Taiwan. Trough the narrations of the refugees, the documentary movie is depicting the lives, fates and sufferings of the Vietnamese boat people who finally...

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Thi Ha Hoang: ASEAN-China Community of Common Destiny: Towards the Future or Fast-forward to History?

Date 23. 10. 2019 13:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract As the power balance in Southeast Asia is shifting due to China’s rise, the regional order is being re-shaped with Beijing’s strategy to bind the future of Southeast Asia into its own under the brand of an ASEAN-China Community of Common...

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Peter Hays Gries: How the West feels and thinks about China—and why

Date 23. 10. 2019 10:00 Location Auditorium 1.25, Křížkovského 10, Olomouc Abstract How do Western publics feel about a rising China? What China policies would they prefer? And what are the primary drivers of their views? Based on nationally representative surveys of the American, British, French, and German publics, this talk...

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Laurent Sagart: The formation of Sino-Tibetan from the point of view of animal and plant domestications

Date 23. 10. 2019 10:15 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract Drawing on the conclusions of a recent collective paper, this presentation will examine how a gradually improving understanding of East Asian domestications throws light on the age and homeland of the ST family. Language families are born when...

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Penelope Howe: Word order and the verb voice system in Northern Malagasy dialects

Date 23. 10. 2019 09:15 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract Malagasy is often cited as a language that clearly exhibits Verb-Object-Subject (VOS) basic word order. While a rare trait worldwide, this is relatively more common among Austronesian languages, since verb-initial word order (VSO or VOS) descends...

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Jinjin Lu: Chinese academic “going out” and “bringing in” mobility plan: Mars hits the Earth

Date 16. 10. 2019 11:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Abstract Chinese academics (academic staff and research students) have been encouraged by the national mobility strategic plan of “going out” and “bringing in” for years. This program not only speeds up the academic mobility for Chinese...

Petra Vaculíková01 Oct 2019Leave a comment

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12 Nov 2019

Haowen Jiang: Inclusory constructions in Formosan languages

Date 27. 11. 2019 13:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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30 Oct 2019

Call for papers: Chinese multilateral regional initiatives in the developing world

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29 Oct 2019

Steven Saxonberg: Semi-Civil Society: A Missing Link in Explaining the Democratization of Communist Dictatorships?

Date 6. 11. 2019 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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25 Oct 2019

Shu-Fen Lin: The New “Social” Question: Refugee, Social Policy and State-Building in Wartime China

Date 30. 10. 2019 13:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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25 Oct 2019

Asio Liu: PLACE OF EXCEPTION: Penghu Vietnamese Refugee Camps in the Taiwan Strait

Date 29. 10. 2019 15:00 Location Class 203, Vodární 6, Olomouc ...

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14 Oct 2019

Thi Ha Hoang: ASEAN-China Community of Common Destiny: Towards the Future or Fast-forward to History?

Date 23. 10. 2019 13:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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14 Oct 2019

Peter Hays Gries: How the West feels and thinks about China—and why

Date 23. 10. 2019 10:00 Location Auditorium 1.25, Křížkovského...

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14 Oct 2019

Laurent Sagart: The formation of Sino-Tibetan from the point of view of animal and plant domestications

Date 23. 10. 2019 10:15 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární...

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14 Oct 2019

Penelope Howe: Word order and the verb voice system in Northern Malagasy dialects

Date 23. 10. 2019 09:15 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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02 Oct 2019

Gulfs and Bridges: Inter-cultural Influences and Emergence of Modern Literature in Tibet

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01 Oct 2019

Jinjin Lu: Chinese academic “going out” and “bringing in” mobility plan: Mars hits the Earth

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12 Sep 2019

Modernization in South-East Asia and Western Pacific

in Olomouc, October 10-11, 2019 Organizer: Martin Soukup The objective...

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29 Aug 2019

Konstantinos Tsimonis: ChinaThreat.eu: Securitizing Chinese economic presence in Europe

Date 16. 10. 2019 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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29 Aug 2019

Alan Chong: Singapore Engages China’s Belt and Road Initiative: The Pitfalls and Promises of Soft Strategies

Date 25. 9. 2019 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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26 Aug 2019

Bill Hayton: The Recent Developments in the South China Sea

Date 18. 9. 2019 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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19 Jul 2019

Preciosa de Joya: The Filipino-Chinese (Tsinoys) and their narratives of loyalty to the motherland

Date 10. 7. 2019 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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02 Jul 2019

Jan Mrázek: Encounters with China and Singapore in Riau Islands and Indonesian ‘South China Sea’: Images, Stories, Nets

Date 3. 7. 2019 10:00 Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6,...

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14 Jun 2019

The 1st International Workshop on Cantonese Syntax

The 1st International Workshop on Cantonese Syntax will be held on 27-28 June,...

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13 Jun 2019

Hermann Aubie: Freedom of expression and repression in China from 1989 to 2019

When 19 June 2019, 14:00-15:00 Where Trainee Center, 3.40, Vodární...

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13 Jun 2019

Malcom Cook: Australia’s Myth-Busting Relation with China

When 19 June 2019, 11:00-12:00 Where Trainee Center, room 3.40,...

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10 Jun 2019

Tuong Vu: Rethinking War and Revolution in Vietnam

When: June 19, 2019, 10:00-11:00 Where: Trainee Center, 3.40,...

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31 May 2019

Chinese Agriculture Abroad

When June 7, 2019, 09:30 -17:00; June 8, 2019, 10:00 -15:00 ...

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23 May 2019

Security and Risks of Fieldwork

When May 29, 2019, 10:00 -15:00 Where Trainee Centre 3. 40,...

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22 May 2019

Jeanne Marie Stumpf-Carome: Ethnography: The Risky Business of Documenting Repression

When: May 29, 2019, 10:00-11:30 Where: Trainee Center, 3.40,...

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21 May 2019

Pascal Abb: Think Tanks in China

When: May 28th, 2019, 15:00-16:30 Where: Trainee Centre, 3.40,...

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20 May 2019

Shogo Suzuki: Will the AIIB trigger off a ‘new round of rivalry’ between China and Japan?

When: May 22, 2019, 10:00-11:00 Where: Trainee Centre, room 3.40,...

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03 May 2019

Wolfram Schaffar: In Search of Theories and Concepts to Make Sense of BRI – World Systems Theory, the Imperial Chain and the Primacy of Inner Factors

When: Wednesday, March 15, 2019, 10:00-11:30 Where: Trainee Centre,...

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30 Apr 2019

Mark Beeson: The China Challenge in the Asia Pacific

When: Monday, May 13, 2019, 11:30 -13:00 Where: Trainee center...

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29 Apr 2019

Ian Ja Chong: Where Have I Seen This Before? Colonialism, the Cold War, and China’s Belt and Road

When: April, 24, 2019, 10:00 -11:30 Where: Trainee center 3.40,...

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28 Apr 2019

Filip Kraus: Vietnamese Migration to Taiwan (ROC)

When: March 28, 2019, 15:00-16:30 Where: Room KC-2.04,...

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27 Apr 2019

Ian Storey: The South China Sea Dispute: The Key Issues

When: March 27, 2019, 13:00-14:30 Where: Trainee center 3.40,...

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05 Nov 2019

Call for Papers on Economic and Strategic Impacts of Energy Supply and Transport Infrastructure – Connecting Asia and Europe

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) organizes together with the...

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