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Online lecture by Dong Jo Shin

GUEST LECTURE ‘Utopian Speak’: Language Assimilation in China’s Yanbian Korean Borderland, 1958-1976 by Dong Jo Shin Date 17. 6. 2020 2:30 PM Location Trainee centre ONLINE on ZOOM Join Zoom meeting HERE Abstract China’s ethnically Korean citizens in the Yanbian borderland underwent language suppression during the era of high socialism, driven by a sweeping vocabulary of Maoist social utopianism. As China’s ‘leading ethnic group’, the revolutionary Han undertook an ‘Anti-Local Nationalism’ campaign denunciation advising that ethnic…

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Online lecture by Andreas Mandler

GUEST LECTURE Maintaining Agricultural Livelihoods in Rural Tajikistan: Knowledge Practises Among Smallholder Farmers in the Zerafshan Valley by Andreas Mandler Date & Time 10. 6. 2020 10:00 AM Location Trainee centre ONLINE on ZOOM Join Zoom meeting HERE Abstract Due to its mountainous topography, Tajikistan has very little arable land at disposition. However, more than 70% of the Tajik population lives in rural areas. Since national independence, Tajikistan’s agricultural sector, and its rural communities too, undertake…

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Lectures by Libor Dušek

Guest lecture Leactures by Libor Dušek Date Postponed to autumn Location Trainee centre 3.40, Vodární 6, Olomouc Program MONDAY Methodology I: Experience of own field research in Central Asia: 2005-2018 TUESDAY Kyrgyzstan vs. Tajikistan: Comparison of Turkic and Persian culture in post-soviet Central AsiaMethodology II: Security risks in field research in High Asia WEDNESDAY Three faces of Wakhan: Transformations of the traditional way of life of highlanders living on the territory of Afghanistan, Tajikistan and…

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