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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...

Petra Vaculíková26 Apr 2019Leave a comment

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...

Petra Vaculíková26 Apr 2019Leave a comment

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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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

The Uyghur community: diaspora, identity and geopolitics

Title: The Uyghur community: diaspora, identity and geopolitics Author: Martin Lavička Journal: Asian Ethnicity Type: Book review DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14631369.2019.1576502...

Petra Vaculíková31 Jan 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...

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Material Culture Conference

Material Culture Conference 6th-7th September 2019, Olomouc, Czech Republic The project Sinophone Borderlands – Interaction at the Edges invites to a conference on material culture from 6th to 7th of September 2019 that focuses on the perception of material culture in Asia today. The conference seeks for approaches in studying...

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Ivan Franceschini: Dreamwork China

SPEAKER Ivan Franceschini TOPIC Dreamwork China DURATION 06. 12. 2018 LOCATION Meeting room 1.25, Křížkovského 10, Olomouc CONTENT Dreamwork China is a 2011 documentary by Tommaso Facchin and Ivan Franceschini. In the suburbs of Shenzhen, in Guangdong province, young workers talk about their lives, existences built on a precarious...

Petra Vaculíková04 Dec 2018Leave a comment

Ivan Franceschini: Outsourcing Exploitation: Chinese and Cambodian Garment Workers Compared

SPEAKER Ivan Franceschini TOPIC Outsourcing Exploitation: Chinese and Cambodian Garment Workers Compared DURATION 05. 12. 2018 LOCATION Meeting room 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc CONTENT In recent years, Cambodian garment workers have often launched extensive, coordinated strikes to demand higher minimum wages and other political...

Petra Vaculíková04 Dec 2018Leave a comment

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