grafika

Dr. Vladimír Liščák, CSc., Res. Prof.


AREAS OF INTEREST

  • history of China
  • cultural contacts along the Silk Road, incursions of Buddhism and Christianity in China, Franciscan missions in China between 13th and 18the centuries
  • cooperation on geographic nomenclature with the Commission on Geographical Names of the Czech Office for Surveying, Mapping and Cadastre, Praha, Czech Republic.
 
EDUCATION
  • Dec 2020       Res. Prof. (equivalent to DSc.)
  • Aug 1992      Ph.D. degree
  • 1987-1990     postgraduate study in the Institute for Ethnography and Folkloristics (today’s The Institute of Ethnology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v. v. i.), specialization: nations and nationalities of South China;  Ph.D. dissertation: „Miao albums as a source for the ethnological research“
  • 1979-1984     Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Dept. of Asian and African Studies (today’s Institute of East Asian Studies), specialization: Orientalistics-Sinology; theme of dissertation: The Boxer Uprising.
 
ACADEMIC CAREER
  • February-November 2016   Visiting Scholar in Taiwan, Taiwan Fellowship program 2016 (MOFA Taiwan)
  • 2011                                        summer semester lectures in the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Institute of East Asian Studies: Modern history of China (Bc degree)
  • May 1995-Dec 2013             Head of the Dept of East Asian Studies, Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  • since Jan 1994                     researcher in the Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., specialization: cultural contacts along the Silk Road, incursions of Buddhism and Christianity in China
    May- Dec 1993                      researcher in the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Institute of East Asian Studies
    Jan 1991-Apr 1993               researcher in the Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., specialization: nations and nationalities of South China
  • 1990                                        researcher in the Institute for Ethnography and Folkloristics, specialization: nations and nationalities of South China
  • 1987-1990                             postgraduate study in the Institute for Ethnography and Folkloristics (today’s The Institute of Ethnology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v. v. i.),

specialization: nations and nationalities of South China

  • Sept 1985-June 1986         10-month stay at the Fudan Daxue 复旦大学, Shanghai, specialization: ancient Chinese history
  • Sept 1984-March 1987       Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Dept. of Asian and African Studies, fellowship, since 1986 assistant
  •  
  •  
OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
 
Papers in conferences (a selection of 2004-2018)
  • Torino, Italy, 20-21 May 2017 – “Earliest Flags in China,” XXIII CONVEGNO NAZIONALE DEL CISV.
  • Prague, 6-7 April 2017 – “Endonyms and exonyms in Taiwan,” 19th Meeting of the United Nations Group of Ex-perts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN), Working Group on Exonyms.
  • Szczecin (Poland), 15-18 June 2015 – “Nestorianism (jingjiao 景教) in the Tang Dynasty,” I Szczecińskie Międzynarodowe Spotkanie Studiów Wschodnich [1st Szczecin International Meeting of Eastern Studies].
  • Beijing, PRC, 24–28 September 2014 – “François Noël (1651–1729) and Latin translations of Confucian Classical books published in Prague in 1711,” The International Conference Commemorating the 2565th Anniversary of Confucius & the 5th Congress of the International Confucian Association / 纪念孔子诞辰2565周年国际学术研讨会暨国际 儒学联合会第五届会员大会.
  • Beijing, PRC, 6–7 September 2014 – “Franciscan missions to China in modern times and the Czech Crown lands,” The fourth World Conference on Sinology. „Exchange and Learning between East and West: 400 Years in Retrospect“ / 第四届世界汉学大会 – 东学-西学400年.
  • Gdynia, Poland, 29-30 May 2014 – “Odorik z Pordenone: De reverentia magni chanis,” [Odoric of Pordenone: De rever-entia magni chanis], Via viatores quærit. Mobilność społeczna w dziejach krajów grupy wyszehradzkiej – I Wyszehradzka międzynarodowa konferencja naukowa [Via viatores quærit, social mobility in the history of the states of the Visegrád group].
    Beijiíng, PRC, Oct 2013: international conference „International Conference on History of China’s Relations with Central & East European Countries“ with a letcur for students of Beijing Foreign Studies University: „Odoric of Pordenone’s Itinerarium and Mongolian China 《鄂多立克东游录》与元代中国“.
  • Shanghai, PRC, March 2013: Odoric of Pordenone’s Itinerarium and Mongolian China, international conference „The Fifth World Forum on China Studies“.
  • Gorenji Radenci, Slovenia, Oct 2011: Confucianism in China 1911-2011. An overview. „The 8th International Sinology Symposium 2011“.
  • Bohinj, Slovenia, Aug 2010: Taiwanese Multiculturalism and Multilingualism. „The 7th International Sinology Symposium 2010“.
  • London, UK, May 2010: Earliest flags in China and their symbolism in written material, Flag Institute Spring Meeting.
  • Dolná Krupá, Slovakia, Jun 2008: Blessed Odoric of Pordenone, an early Franciscan missionary to Mongolian China, international symposium Humboldt-Kolleg „Eastern Christianity, Judaism and Islam between the death of Muhammad and Tamerlane (632-1405)“.
  • Representations and Historiography, 17th to 20th centuries“. A workshop to mark the publication of Joseph Needham's „Conclusions and Reflections“ in Science and Civilisation in China, Vol. VII, Part 2. Organised Jointly by the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge & REHSEIS (CNRS & Université de Paris 7), Paris.
  • Cambridge, UK, Jan 2005: Chinese science through the eyes of an 18th century Jesuit missionary: Karel Slavíček and his correspondence from China with European astronomers and other scholars. „Sciences in Asia:
  • Sydney, Australia, Nov 2004: Early Chinese Christianity in the Tang Empire – on the Crossroad of Two Cultures, international conference „Art, Architecture and Religion on the Silk Road and Across Inner-Asian History“.
  • Shanghai, PRC, Aug 2004: Early Christianity in Tang China – an encounter of two cultures in new light, „The World Forum on China Studies“.
  • Dolná Krupá, Slovakia, June 2004: The early Christianity in Tang China, international symposium Humboldt-Kolleg „Trade, Journeys, Inter- and Innercultural Communication in East and West (up to 1250)“.

 

 

Membership
since 1988 – member of the Association européenne d’études chinoises (European Association of Chinese Studies, EACS)
since 2004 – member of the Subject area board of History and culture of the countries of Asia and Africa (Dějiny a kultury zemí Asie a Afriky)
 
Membership in Editorial Boards
Studia Asiatica. Revue internationale d’études asiatiques / International Journal for Asian Studies (Bucharest) – member of Comité scientifique de patronage
 
Miscelanea
A report on my visit to Beijing and Tibet at the invitation of the Government of the PRC, together with representatives of the Czech media (2003):
世界杯、捷克和西藏 一 [World Cup, the Czech Republic and Tibet I]
世界杯、捷克和西藏 二 [World Cup, the Czech Republic and Tibet II]
 
Search
list.filter.reset