Proceedings of the XV East Asia Net Research Workshop
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, May 14-15, 2015
Papers contained in this volume were prepared for the XV East Asia Net (EAN) Research Workshop, held at University Ca’ Foscari of Venice in Spring 2015. The workshop addressed two themes: the nature-culture-society nexus and cultural diplomacy. Works featured in this book draw from a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches, representative of the the current trends in multidisciplinary research in the field of Asian Studies.
Cultural diplomacy • Japanese fishing communities • Cultural policy • Confucius Institutes • Science • Japan • China • Development cooperation • Technology • Renewable energies • Seawater • Landscape phenomenology • Environmental anthropology • Folk religion • Soft power • Spectacular society • PRC • Web-based charm offensive • Water management and regulation • Chinese ecological discourse, ecological Marxism, • Postcolonial • Feed-in-Tariff • Small and micro-scale hydropower • Modernity • Seascape • Vietnam • Hanoi • Hanban • Globalization