Yellow Peril or Yellow Blessing?

V.V.Maliavin Yellow Peril or Yellow Blessing? Images of Eastern Asia in Russia at the Turn of the XXth Century[1]. Paper presented at the Conference “New Perspectives on East Asian Studies“, Taipei, 2012, June 1-2.  Since the latter half of the XIXth century Russia’s attitude to Eastern Asia and Far East […]

Chinatown: How Chinese Civilization Goes Global

V.V.Maliavin It is well known that so called Chinatowns have become the most common institutionalized form of Chinese civilization’s global existence. What is Chinatown? What is Chinatown’s cultural nature as well as its historical significance? To answer these questions we have to look at first at the foundations of Chinese […]