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Korean Film Week 2020: A Century of Korean Women

Between tradition and modernity: The Korean Film Week 2020 deliberately focuses on the Korean woman and provides an insight into the life of “ordinary” Korean women in five selected feature films. In a cinematic foray through the last century, from Korea in the 1920s to the present day, the program focuses on the change of gender roles of women and the external and internal conflicts associated with it.

02. December 2020 | EARL

2nd Online “Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Ctudies”

EARL invites you to the 2nd online “Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies,” cohosted by Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, National Central Library (Taiwan), and Center for Chinese Studies (Taiwan).

20. November 2020 | EARL

EARL Welcomes a New Book!

The East Asia Resource Library (EARL) invites you to an introduction of the book written by Matjaž Uršič and Heide Imai, titled: Creativity in Tokyo – Revitalizing a Mature City. The book, which was published by Palgrave this year, will be discussed by the authors, on Tuesday, 1 December 2020, at 10 am Ljubljana time, on Zoom.

19. November 2020 | EARL

EARL invites you to visit online exhibitions by the Capital Library of China

Our partner, the Capital Library of China has kindly brought to us two electronic exhibitions for which it has cooperated with some institutions to organize and produce. One is on COVID-19 as experienced in China, whereas the other takes us on a trip to observe changes in China’s rural areas.

12. November 2020 | EARL

VAZ (East Asian Collections in Slovenia) Website successfully published

The VAZ (East Asian Collections in Slovenia) website ( was officially presented at an online event hosted by the Department of Asian Studies of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, on Thursday, 8 October 2020, at 1 pm. With a large database of East Asian material from Slovenian museums and institutions, the VAZ website ( connects various objects of East Asian origin on the national level and makes them accessible to the general public for the first time.

24. October 2020 | EARL

An online lecture by Mor Sobol: Negotiating the ultimate deal? Trump’s Middle East policy and its effect on China and EU’s involvement in the peace process

On October 28, at noon (12pm), EARL Invites you to an online lecture by Mor Sobol: Negotiating the ultimate deal? Trump’s Middle East policy and its effect on China and EU’s involvement in the peace process

20. October 2020 | EARL

The Japan Foundation grant for EARL

We are thrilled that the Japan Foundation has decided to support the Japan Corner in the EARL through the Grant Program for Japanese Studies Projects for fiscal year 2020-2021.

10. July 2020 | EARL

Successfully conducted panel 'EU-China Strategic Outlook'

In order to gain new insights and perspectives on the future of EU-China relations, a panel within the MUN Salient 2020 conference was organised on June 29, 2020, by the MUN Club Slovenia, titled 'EU-China: Strategic Outlook'. Speakers on the panel included Ms. Nina Pejič, Head of Research Unit at the East Asia Resource Library and Young Researcher at the Centre of International Relations, the Ambassador of the EU to China, HE Nicolas Chapuis, and Mrs. Katja Geršak, Executive Director of the Centre for European Perspective.

02. July 2020 | EARL

Nihon Kokusei Zu-e 2019/2020 published

JapanKnowledge Lib has published the 'Nihon Kokusei Zu-e (Graphs and Tables of Japan's National Census) 2019/2020 edition' today, on July 1st, 2020. As a data book, Nihon Kokusei provides a clear, organised and easy-to-understand commentary on Japan's social and economic situation.

01. July 2020 | EARL

Successfully conducted webinar: The Taiwan model for pandemic management and lessons for Slovenia

During the recent outbreak of Covid-19, many countries came under the spotlight due to their (in)efficient response to the virus. Taiwan was expected to have one of the toughest crisis related to the virus due to its proximity and ties to China, where the outbreak caused a complete lockdown of Wuhan. However, defying these expectations, Taiwan kept the number of cases low. How was Taiwan able to keep its number of infections and deaths so low? How will the Covid-19 crisis affect Taiwan's standing in the international community and its future?

09. June 2020 | EARL