Niki transitions







Alsford, Niki. 2018. Transitions to Modernity: the Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan. Abingdon: Routledge.

Edited Volumes


Ptáčková, Jarmila, and Zenz, Adrian. (eds.). 2017. Mapping Amdo: Dynamics of Change, Archív Orientální. Supplementa X, Prague: Orientální ústav.

research Articles

  • Klimeš, Ondřej. “Advancing ‘Ethnic Unity’ and ‘De-Extremization’: Ideational Governance in Xinjiang under ‘New Circumstances’ (2012–2017).” Journal of Chinese Political Science. 23.3 (2018). DOI: 10.1007/s11366-018-9537-8. Available at:
  • Klimeš, Ondřej. “China’s Cultural Soft Power: the Central Concept in the Early Xi Jinping Era (2012–2017).” Acta Universitatis Carolinae Philologica – Orientalia Pragensia 4 (2017), 127-150. DOI: 10.14712/24646830.2017.45.
  • Klimeš, Ondřej. “Nationalism and Modernism in the East Turkestan Republic, 1933–34.” Central Asian Survey 34.2 (2015), 162-76. DOI:10.1080/02634937.2014.976947. Available at:
  • Weingarten, Oliver. “The Unorthodox Master: The Serious and the Playful in Depictions of Confucius.” In: A Concise Companion to Confucius. Ed. Paul R. Goldin. Hoboken: Wiley, 2017, 52–74.
  • Weingarten, Oliver. “Chunyu Kun 淳于髡: Motifs, Narratives, and Personas in Early Chinese Anecdotal Literature.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 27.3(2017): 501–521.
  • Weingarten, Oliver. “What Did Disciples Do? Dizi 弟子 in Early Chinese Texts.” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 75.1 (2015): 29–75.


  • Exnerová, Věra. “Radical Islam From Below: The Mujaddidiya and Hizb-ut-Tahrir in the Ferghana Valley,” In: Jones Luong, Pauline (ed.): Islam, Society and Politics in Central Asia, University of Pittsburgh Press 2016.