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Jana Rošker


She studied Sinology and obtained her PhD degree at the Vienna University in Austria. She is the first Slovene Sinologist, co-founder and long-standing Head of the Department of Asian studies at the University in Ljubljana (Slovenia). Her main academic interests include Chinese epistemology, Chinese logic and Modern Confucianism in East Asia. In these research areas, she has hitherto published fifteen books, and over hundred and fifty articles and book chapters. Prof. Rošker is chief editor of the academic journal Asian Studies and the founder and first president of the European Association of Chinese Philosophy (EACP). For her didactic and research work, she was awarded with several prestigious awards, as for instance the National Slovene Research Agency prize for extraordinary scientific achievements, the Golden Plague of the University of Ljubljana and Žiga Zois prize for research work of national significance. Hitherto she published 12 books and several hundreds of research articles.

Area of expertise: Traditional and modern Chinese philosophy and theory of knowledge, Methodology of intercultural research, classical Chinese logic, Modern Confucianism

Spoken languages: Slovene, German, English, Chinese, Spanish