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Detailed sessions programme

Saturday, October 5th: 11:15am to 1pm

Session #1: CI network & Chinese language

Venue: P-128 (ground floor)

Session chair: Jana Rošker, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Gang Zhao: "The Important Role of Teaching and Research of the Lesser-Used European languages in the Sino-EU Relationship"
  2. Jie Bao: "A Critical Discourse Analysis of New Image of Chinese Culture in Slovene Media: A Case Study of CI Ljubljana in Promoting Chinese Culture"
  3. Natalija Topolišek: "The role of Confucian ethic in evolving Chinese foreign policy"
  4. Romana Kolenc: "Humor and traditional values in Chinese culture"
  5. Jana Rošker: "Sino-CEE intercultural exchange through the lens of the Confucian revival"

Session #2: International business & economics

Venue: P-127 (ground floor)

Session chair: Hongjun Zhao, Shanghai University of Int. Business & Economics (China)

  1. Yuhong Shang, Nina Ponikvar & Katja Zajc Kejžar: "Changing Patterns of China - CEEC Trade: Structure versus Competition Effect"
  2. Yuhong Shang, Zhonghui Ding, Boštjan Udovič & Matevž Rašković: "The effect of cultural distance on bilateral trade in goods between China and CEE countries"
  3. Magdalena Markiewicz: "Chinese reminbi as an international currency – a chance after the crisis?"
  4. Hongjun Zhao, Matevž Rašković & Zhang Tao: "How Effective Is WTO Membership in Reducing Tariffs? Analysis of Different Kinds of Effects on Tariff Reduction Between 1991 and 2010"

Session #3: Work, Organizations & Markets (WOM special session)

Venue: P-126 (ground floor)

Session chair: Vlado Dimovski, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Judita Peterlin, Vlado Dimovski, Sandra Penger & Miha Uhan: "Leadership development across cultures: theoretical and empirical evidence"
  2. Miha Uhan, Vlado Dimovski, Matevž Rašković, Tony Fang & Yueh-Ting Lee: "Daoist leadership: developing a scale"
  3. Jaro Berce: "Leadership in a multicultural environment"
  4. Miha Marič, Vlado Dimovski, Miha Uhan, Sandra Penger & Judita Peterlin: "The power paradox"
  5. Gregor Pfajfar, Miha Uhan, Tjaša Redek & Tony Fang: "Slovenian business culture – how proverbs describe leadership styles"

Session #4: Tourism & Marketing

Venue: P-125 (ground floor)

Session chair: Ljubica Knežević Cvelbar, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Ljubica Knežević Cvelbar: "Destination competitiveness: comparing China and South-East Europe"
  2. Meng Cai et al.: "The Impact of Dimensions and Levels of Destination Familiarity on Tourist Satisfaction and Loyalty: A Case of Huangshan Scenic District"
  3. Pang Jun: "The Research on Tourism DM Integrated Marketing from Yangtze River Delta Regional Cooperation Perspective -- With Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou as Examples"
  4. Xiaoou Wang, Nino Pavičić & Kristina Ozimec: "The challenge of attracting a Chinese traveler"
  5. Shizhong Deng: "TCSL and TESL in China: A comparison of two cultural products' markets"

Session #5: Administration & Law

Venue: P-111 (ground floor)

Session chair: Stanka Setnikar Cankar, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Primož Pevcin: "Local government consolidation and changed culture of administration – experience from CEE countries and implications for other transformational countries"
  2. Stanka Setnikar Cankar & Veronika Petkovšek: "Transfer of good practice with cross-border cooperation in public and business administration"

Session #6: History & China-CEE historical connections

Venue: P-110 (ground floor)

Session chair: Mitja Saje, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Lingyuan Kong: "Ethnoarchaeology in China"
  2. Minho Kim: "Two Foreigners in Beijing: The encounter between Hong, Dae-Yongand Ferdinand Augustin von Hallerstein"
  3. Mitja Saje: "Augustin Hallerstein: Jesuit Scientist and Cultural Link between Europe and China in the Period of Emperor Qianlong"

Saturday, October 5th: 2pm to 4pm

Session #7: History & China-CEE historical connections

Venue: P-110 (ground floor)

Session chair: Tina Ilgo, Trnovo primary school & Confucius Institute Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Eunyoung Kyun: "Demystifying East Asian higher education"
  2. Katja Simončič: "Evaluating approaches to teaching and learning Chinese vocabulary from the learning theories perspective"
  3. Tina Ilgo: "The Role of Inductive Approach and Creative Workshops in Introducing Chinese Culture and Language to Slovenian Children"
  4. Joanna Wardega: "CI as the cultural institution – case of CI Krakow"
  5. Irina Kapitonova: "Using cultural practices to develop the secondary language identity"
  6. Kong Lingyuan & Li Yujie: "Strategy of Promotion Chinese Language under Multilingual Context in Africa"
  7. Zhang Quanfeng: "How to Improve Chinese Language and Cultural Communication through CI —A Case Study of Confucius Institute at Ryazan State University in Russia"

Session #8: International business & economics

Venue: P-127 (ground floor)

Session chair: Marjan Svetličič, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Gregor Pfajfar, Daša Farčnik & Tony Fang: "Negotiating with Chinese – evidence from Slovene exporters"
  2. Alison Pearce & Rose Quan: "International Staff Mobility in the Higher Education Industry: Can the Practice of Strategic Entrepreneurship in the European Higher Education Area be Applied in an Asian Context?"
  3. Jozsef Beracs: "The Opportunities of East-Central Europe and Hungary in Chinese Student Mobility"
  4. Mladen Grgić: "Belgrade's Chinese temptations"
  5. Branimir Vidmarović & Damir Mladić: "Case study: China’s Belarus strategy: implications for Russia and EU; lessons for Balkans"

Session #9: Work, Organizations & Markets (WOM special session)

Venue: P-126 (ground floor)

Session chair: Nada Zupan, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)

  1. Robert Kaše, Matevž Rašković, Nada Zupan, Min Feng & Chunyan Wang: "Getting ready for generation joining the workforce: a comparative analysis of work values of Chinese and Slovenian business students"
  2. Kristina Ozimec & Yifan Li: "Work values comparison between Croatian and Chinese business management students"
  3. Vlado Dimovski, Sandra Penger, Miha Uhan & Judita Peterlin: "Advancing dialogue and education between Slovenia and China on sustainable leadership: evidence from the Re.think initiativ"
  4. Miha Škerlavaj, Matej Černe et al.: "Different, different but same: the combined roles of mastery and performance climate in implementing creative ideas in Slovenia and China"
  5. Aleša Saša Sitar & Katarina Katja Mihelič: "Barriers to knowledge sharing: lessons learned from Slovenian companies doing business in China"

Session #10: Tourism & Marketing

Venue: P-125 (ground floor)

Session chair: Richard Turcsányi, Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies (Czech Republic)

  1. Richard Turcsányi & Runya Qiaoan: "Central Europe vs. Eastern Europe vs. Central and Eastern Europe? Chinese perception of the New EU member states indication term"
  2. Jasna Kneipp, Zef Berišaj, Mateja Vilman & Žiga Volf: "Slovenia as a potential tourism market for China"
  3. Urška Pengov Bitenc: "Chinese Traveling Around Europe"
  4. Matevž Rašković, Vatroslav Škare, Đurđana Ozretić Došen, Quan Jin, Zhonghui Ding & Vesna Žabkar: "Analysis of purchasing-decision making factors, consumer innovativeness and ethnocentrism among young-adult consumers: Comparing China, Slovenia and Croatia"

Session #11: Sustainability

Venue: P-111 (ground floor)

Session chair: Shuihui Zhang, Shanghai University of Int. Business & Economics (China)

  1. Shuihui Zhang: "Comparative studies on the pension system reform in CEE countries and China"
  2. Yucheng Huang: "Tourism impact on rural sustainable development under the background of China's urbanization: A Case Study of Wandi Village in Zhejiang Province"
  3. Suling Liu, Sushen Zhang & Hongbo Zheng: "Strategic Planning and Construction of Eco-city in China"
  4. Yifei Zhang, Sheng Li & Yaoqi Zhang: "Residents Welfare Evaluation for the Ecological Restoration of Landscape River in Suzhou Based on WTA Investigation"

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