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  • Foundation of the EARL

    The EARL was created by two members of the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences. An agreement to this effect was signed on 17 May 2016.

  • The purpose of the EARL

    The purpose of the EARL is to promote understanding and knowledge of East Asian region among scholars, practitioners, students and interested public from all corners of the world.

  • Location

    Find your way to the Central Social Sciences Library (map) - our front desk will guide you to the EARL.

About EARL

East Asia Resource Library (EARL) is a central reference point for the researchers of East Asian languages and cultures. EARL assures wide accessibility to the unique collection of digitalized primary sources, data, printed books and electronic sources available online in languages of the East Asian region, English and other world languages. The main purpose of the EARL is to facilitate a wider East-Asian network of institutions contributing literature and other teaching resources, with a view to promoting understanding between nations from the region and the local, but also regional interested public, students, and faculty. EARL hosts open events (lectures, presentations, round tables) focusing on subjects of relevance for participating partners and of interest to both Slovenian and international public. EARL publishes an occasional Newsletter on the previous and forthcoming events.

The EARL consists of four sections, to which Capital Library of China, Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies, and institutions from Japan and Korea contribute: China Corner Reading BeijingJapan CornerKorea CornerTaiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies.

The EARL Research Unit and its collaborators publish occasional papers on issues related to East Asia. For the collection visit here.

Lecture: "China's image and influence in 2024: a persistent ambiguity"

Cordially invited to a lecture by Prof. Olivier Arifon entitled "China's image and influence in 2024: a persistent ambiguity", which will be held on Thursday, 14 March 2024, at 16.20 in Lecture Room 34, Faculty of Arts, UL.

6. March 2024 | EARL

Lecture: »Moving the spirit in Taiwan: Money gods, mediums and temple culture«

You are invited to an interesting lecture on various religious customs and ceremonies in Taiwan, which will be presented very experiencedly by dr. Fabian Graham. The lecture will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 4:20 p.m. in lecture hall 34, FF UL. The lecture will be in English.

30. September 2023 | EARL

CHADO - Japanese tea ceremony

We invite you to CHADO Japanese tea ceremony, which will take place in the East Asia Resource Library at the Faculty of Social Sciences (Kardeljeva ploščad 5, Ljubljana), on Monday, May 22, 2023, from 3 to 5 p.m. The tea ceremony will be led by a guest from Japan, tea master prof. Soyu MURAKAMI.

16. May 2023 | EARL


We invite you to the linking event JAPANESE ECONOMY AND BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT 2023 日本の経済と企業、日本とのビジネスに関するレクチャーリレ, which will take place in the East Asia Resource Library (FDV, lecture room 8) on Wednesday, May 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. You will hear success stories of Slovenian companies in Japan, get an insight into Japanese business philosophy, and intercultural mediation between Japan and Slovenia will be presented.

10. May 2023 | EARL


East Asia Resource Library (EARL)
Central Social Sciences Library
Kardeljeva ploščad 5
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia SI


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Video authors: Klemen Babuder, Peter Bohanec, Martin Glažar.