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2nd Online “Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Ctudies”
20. November 2020 | EARL
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).
EARL Welcomes a New Book!
19. November 2020 | EARL
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.
EARL invites you to visit online exhibitions by the Capital Library of China
12. November 2020 | EARL
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.
VAZ (East Asian Collections in Slovenia) Website successfully published
24. October 2020 | EARL
The VAZ (East Asian Collections in Slovenia) website (www.vazcollections.si) 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 (www.vazcollections.si) connects various objects of East Asian origin on the national level and makes them accessible to the general public for the first time.
The Japan Foundation grant for EARL
10. July 2020 | 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.
Successfully conducted panel 'EU-China Strategic Outlook'
02. July 2020 | EARL
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.
Nihon Kokusei Zu-e 2019/2020 published
01. July 2020 | EARL
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.
Successfully conducted webinar: The Taiwan model for pandemic management and lessons for Slovenia
09. June 2020 | EARL
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?
Round table discussion »The Taiwan model for pandemic management and lessons for Slovenia«
03. June 2020 | EARL
What can we learn from the Taiwanese approach? The round table, organised by the Taiwan Study Center and the East Asian Resource Library, on the topic of »The Taiwan model for pandemic management and lessons for Slovenia« will address the lessons to be learned from Taiwanese response to the virus outbreak and the ways the crisis affected the international community’s perceptions toward Taiwan and its surrounding region.