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ARE MALAYSIANS STILL HAVING POSITIVE VIEWS OF CHINA? A REPORT ON A 2016 SURVEY AND BEYOND

GUEST LECTURE ARE MALAYSIANS STILL HAVING POSITIVE VIEWS OF CHINA? A REPORT ON A 2016 SURVEY AND BEYOND by DR. CHOW BING NGEOW Date & Time March 2nd, 2021. Time: 10:00 AM Location This is a closed lecture. In case you are interested in joining please contact organizer Kristina Kironská (kristina.kironska @upol.cz) Abstract Malaysia and China established their diplomatic ties in 1974. Since then, and especially since 1990s, Malaysia-China relations developed rapidly in many fronts,…

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Intermedial Translation as Circulation

Chu Tien-wen, Taiwan New Cinema, and Taiwan Literature GUEST LECTURE Intermedial Translation as Circulation Chu Tien-wen, Taiwan New Cinema, and Taiwan Literature Jessica Siu-yin Yeung, SOAS University of London Date & Time Mar 15, 2021 11:30 AM Prague Bratislava Location Trainee Centre Onlinehttps://cesnet.zoom.us/j/96612519725 Abstract We generally believe that literature first circulates nationally and then scales up through translation and reception at an international level. In contrast, I argue that Taiwan literature first attained international acclaim…

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The politics and aesthetics of featuring in post-2017 Chinese hip hop

GUEST LECTURE The politics and aesthetics of featuring in post-2017 Chinese hip hop Dr. Michael Ka-chi Cheuk (Open University of Hong Kong) Date & Time Mar 8, 2021 11:30 AM Prague Bratislava Location Trainee Centre Online https://cesnet.zoom.us/j/94131344555 Abstract A common interest amongst Chinese hip hop scholars concerns the construction of a local youth identity via the negotiation between the logics of hip hop culture, the practices of the local underground hip hop community, and the…

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Survey Lecture 1 – Designing survey questions

GUEST LECTURE Survey Lecture 1 – Designing survey questions Ing. Mgr. Jiří Čeněk, Ph.D., Masaryk University Date & Time 4 March 2021 at 9:00 AM CET Location Trainee Centre Online Closed event Abstract The lecture is focused on a survey design, more specifically on general structure of the questionnaire, order of items and context effects, types of questions, rules of designing questions and response scales. Bio Ing. Mgr. Jiří Čeněk, Ph.D. studied his PhD. of…

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Domestic public opinion and international crisis escalation

GUEST LECTURE Domestic public opinion and international crisis escalation: the shadow of networked nationalism in China by Andrew Chubb (British Academy) Date & Time 24 February 2021 10:00-12:00 CET Location Trainee Centre Online (Closed Event) Abstract In the internet era, diplomatic crises are likely to be handled by governments acting under some level of scrutiny of domestic audiences. Authoritarian states such as the PRC have significant capabilities for attenuating public attention and shaping citizens’ interpretations…

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Plurilingualism in Sino-Malay literature

GUEST LECTURE Plurilingualism in Sino-Malay literature by Tom Hoogervorst Date & Time Time: Feb 24, 2021 09:30 AM Prague Bratislava Location Trainee Centre Online Would you like to join our online talk? Please register here: https://forms.gle/bPukTaQ45rJiHadW6.  Abstract Indonesia’s vernacular printing industry has long featured writers, editors, and entrepreneurs of Chinese descent. In late-colonial times (1870s-1940s), their so-called “Sino-Malay” press reached a great popularity. This presentation aims to trace the linguistic practices of this plurilingual community.…

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