We have just received by snail mail the Newsletter for Research in Chinese Studies, 124 (November 2012 - vol. 31, no. 4), a hard copy quarterly published by the Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) of Taiwan (The Republic of China). The journal is published in Chinese and subtitled in English.
In this issue: Summary of Research, Book Review, Researchers of Chinese Studies Scholars, Conference Reports, News from Academia.
Clip of the video of the speech by Victoria Nuland,the spokesperson for the United States Department of State, on the China-Tibet issue. She says that the USA urges China at all levels to address policies in Tibet, which immediately she corrects into "Tibetan areas", in order to put an end to the tragic self-immolations, and to allow people to express themselves on the matter "freely, publicly, peacefully".
This is the video.
The 7th general convention of ruling UCPN (Maoist) party, which was attended by over 4,100 delegates, began on February 2 and concluded today electing a 98-member central committee.
Kathmandu University - Centre for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute is now accepting applications for its Tibetan, Sanskrit and Nepalese summer intensive language courses offered in 2013. For
the first time this year, the language programs include Beginning Classical Tibetan, in addition to three levels of colloquial Tibetan (beginning, intermediate, and advanced), beginning Sanskrit, and beginning and intermediate Nepalese. An introductory Buddhist Studies intensive, combining study and a meditation practicum, is also offered.
I am happy to announce that the Journal of South Asia Women Studies (JSAWS) vol. 13, n. 1 is out!
In this issue we publish the Editorial Note and two papers: “The Politics of Neo-liberalism, Sexuality and Islam“ by Shaireen Rasheed, Associate professor of Philosophy at the School of Education at Long Island University (USA); and “Indian Women in Community Radio: The Case Studies of Radio Namaskar in Orissa and Radio Dhadkan in Madhya Pradesh” by Daniela Bandelli, PhD student at the School of Journalism and Communication, University of Queensland (Australia), based on her thesis of Master of Communication for Social Change at the same university.
We have just received (on surface) the International Edition of the Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture, vol. 18 / August 2012. It is published by the Institute of Confucian Philosophy and Culture of Sungkyunkwan University, a private academia located in Seoul and Suwon, South Korea.
Special issue (in English): "Relationship between Rituals and Consideration in Tasan's Classical Studies" by Ham Yoon-Shik; "Tasan on Virtue: Analysis through 'Theory of Unaroused Mind' and 'Nature of Humans and Things'" by Cho Un-yong; "Chong Yag-yong's 'One and Only Mind': in Comparison to B. Lonergan's Cognitive Process" by Yi Sook-hee; "Tasan on Righteousness and Profit: in Comparison to Zhu Xi and Wang Yangming" by Chung So-Yi.