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JOURNALISM, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE IN VIETNAM by LE THU MACH

GUEST LECTURE JOURNALISM, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE IN VIETNAM by LE THU MACH Date & Time 03.11. 2021 10 AM, CET Location Trainee Centre Online: https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/98554741382 Abstract This lecture provides an overview of the journalism and social media in Vietnam, and the formulation of public sphere in this single-party country. It analyses the unique ideological and legal foundation of Vietnamese state-owned journalism, and the evolution of social media, particularly Facebook, in this context.…

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FULFILLING THE POTENTIAL OF ALL PLANTS: JIUHUANG BENCAO AND THE DISCOURSE ON FAMINE FOODS by Huang Chen (Sarah)

GUEST LECTURE FULFILLING THE POTENTIAL OF ALL PLANTS: JIUHUANG BENCAO AND THE DISCOURSE ON FAMINE FOODS by Huang Chen (Sarah) Date & Time 11. 11. 2021, 17:00 CET Location Online via ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/98687957780 Abstract Jiuhuang bencao  救荒本草 (Materia Medica for Famine Relief or the Famine Herbal), published in 1406, was the first printed monograph on famine foods in China. The book listed 414 entries of edible plants that could be consumed in times of scarcity, with naturalistic illustrations…

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IMPROVISATION FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATION with Sid Singh

WITH SID SINGH IMPROVISATION FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATION WITH SID SINGH GUEST LECTURE IMPROVISATION FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATION WITH SID SINGH Date & Time 30. 9. 2021, 1:30 PM TO 4:30 PM Location TŘÍDA SVOBODY 686/26,  OLOMOUC, room will be specified Abstract In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the basics of improvisation and how improvisation skills can boost the improve spontaneity and expressiveness in verbal communication. Improvisational comedy trains collaboration, flexibility, risk-taking and communication. The…

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BEYOND SAMPLE MEANS: DIGGING DEEPER INTO CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY DATA

GUEST LECTURE BEYOND SAMPLE MEANS: DIGGING DEEPER INTO CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY DATA with PETER GRIES Date & Time 15.09. 2021 1 PM – 4 PM Location Trainee Centre 2.40 & via ZOOM Abstract The statistical analysis of surveys using representative samples usually starts with computing mean scores on key variables of interest. Sample means can be of particular interest when exploring changes over time and differences across national samples. But full sample means can be misleading…

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RUI GRAÇA FEIJÓ: THE HONOURABLE DEAD AND THE FATE OF THE LIVING. NOTES ON THE POLITICS OF MEMORY AND THE PROCESS OFNATION-BUILDING IN TIMOR-LESTE.

GUEST LECTURE RUI GRAÇA FEIJÓ: THE HONOURABLE DEAD AND THE FATE OF THE LIVING. NOTES ON THE POLITICS OF MEMORY AND THE PROCESS OFNATION-BUILDING IN TIMOR-LESTE. Date & Time 4. 8. 2021, 15:00 CEST Location ONLINE LECTURE VIA ZOOM: https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/93855710593 Abstract From December 1975 to October 1999, Timor-Leste suffered a neo-colonial occupation by Indone-sia. In the height of the Cold War, the brutality of foreign domination went mostly silenced, but it is now estiamted that…

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RUI GRAÇA FEIJÓ

GUEST LECTURE RUI GRAÇA FEIJÓ AGAINST FORMIDABLE ODDS. TIMOR-LESTE BOLD DECISION TO BUILD A DEMOCRATIC STATE. Date & Time 27. 7. 2021, 15:00 CEST Location ONLINE LECTURE VIA ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/95216757512 Abstract On May 20,2002, Timor-Leste emerged from a long period of Portuguese colonialism followed by a brutal, neo-colonial rule by its giant neighbour, Indonesia, to become the first new nation-state of the 21st century. The task before the people of this small half-island in Southeast…

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CHI P. PHAM: THINKING INDIAN DIASPORA STUDIES: PRESENTATIONS OF OLD AND NEW INDIANS IN VIETNAM

GUEST LECTURE CHI P. PHAM THINKING INDIAN DIASPORA STUDIES: PRESENTATIONS OF OLD AND NEW INDIANS IN VIETNAM Date & Time 7. 7. 2021, 10:00 CEST Location ONLINE LECTURE VIA ZOOM: https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/98301292235 Abstract This talk analyzes images of Indian migrants in Vietnam, suggesting political associations of recent concepts of diasporic populations in diaspora studies. Specifically, this talk compares Vietnamese presentations of the Indians who migrated to Vietnam before and after the time of the Reform (1986) in…

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JAN VESELÝ – ŘETĚZEC VÝSLEDKŮ (RESULTS CHAIN)

Guest lecture JAN VESELÝ ŘETĚZEC VÝSLEDKŮ – RESULTS CHAIN VIDEOPOZVÁNKA ZDE:  https://youtu.be/emLyJF5CPR4 REGISTRACE NUTNÁ: https://rezervace.upol.cz/trainee%20centrum Date & Time 13. 7. 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 CEST  Location ONLINE WORKSHOP VIA ZOOM Abstract Přemýšlíte nad dopadem svých aktivit? Snažíte se vyřešit nějaký společenský problém?Chcete se s ostatními v týmu sladit v tom, k čemu je ten celý nápad ve výsledku užitečný?  Dozvíte se, jak lépe zachytit společenský dopad svého projektu pomocí nástroje Řetězec výsledků Budete schopni snadněji zformulovat očekávané dopady na…

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VIETNAM´S FOREIGN POLICY AFTER
THE 13TH PARTY CONGRESS BY HAI HONG NGUYEN

GUEST LECTURE DR. HAI HONG NGUYEN VIETNAM´S FOREIGN POLICY AFTER THE 13TH PARTY CONGRESS Date & Time 02.06. 2021, 9:00 CEST Location ONLINE LECTURE VIA ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/95296988804 Abstract The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) convened its 13th Congress on 25 January – 1 February of 2021. The Congress adopted the nation´s foreign policy in the next five years and beyond. Vietnam´s successful economic reforms in the past 35 years; geopolitical position in the on-going evolution…

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BOOK TALK: THE GREAT DISPOSSESSION by Ildikó Bellér-Hann and Chris Hann

GUEST LECTURE BOOK TALK: THE GREAT DISPOSSESSION by ILDIKÓ BELLÉR-HANN AND CHRIS HANN Date & Time 21. 5. 2021, 16:00 CET Location ONLINE LECTURE VIA ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/98606972800 Abstract Ildikó Bellér-Hann and Chris Hann present their new book, The Great Dispossession. Uyghurs between Civilizations. The book focusses on the Uyghurs oasis of Qumul in Xinjiang to recount the story of community and modernization but also of state violence and exclusion. The authors will answer questions after…

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THE RETURN OF THE ARMCHAIR:WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A COMMITTED FIELDWORKER BUT MUST STAY AT HOME?

GUEST LECTURE THE RETURN OF THE ARMCHAIR: WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A COMMITTED FIELDWORKER BUT MUST STAY AT HOME?by DR. VERONIKA SIMONOVA, EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY AT ST. PETERSBURG Date & Time 29. 04. 2021, 13:00 CET Location ONLINE LECTURE VIA ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/95513807207 Abstract During the workshop, we shall discuss effective ways of gathering empirical data within the context of distant research work. Today social anthropologists and scholars from related disciplines find themselves in need…

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LANGUAGE BEHAVIOURS SHAPED BY THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN (NON-) LINGUISTIC FORCES

GUEST LECTURE Language behaviours shaped by the interplay between (non-) linguistic forces by Gyu-Ho Shin, Palacký University Olomouc Date & Time 23. 04. 2021, 09:30 CET Location Online lecture via ZOOM https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/91691601582 Abstract A usage-based constructionist approach assumes that language is a system that emerges, grows, and changes constantly as a function of properties of input and their interactions with cognitive-psychological mechanisms. In this talk, I share research outcomes that support this approach, with a particular…

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Maoist Campaigns and Uyghur Elites in Xinjiang

GUEST LECTURE Maoist Campaigns and Uyghur Elites in Xinjiang, 1957-1966 by Joshua L. Freeman, Princeton University Date & Time Mar 29, 2021 05:00 PM Prague Bratislava Location Trainee Centre Online https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/95623599883 Abstract When the People’s Liberation Army marched into Xinjiang in 1949, the Chinese Communist Party had little expertise and no local operatives in the vast, Muslim-majority region. In order to effectively govern, the party swiftly formed alliances with groups of Uyghur intellectuals and elites,…

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