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  • Fascinating facets of Yi culture
    Fascinating facets of Yi culture
    Time:01/08/2015 Hits:7

    Torch Festival Lacquerwork of Yi Located in the southwest of Sichuan Province, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture has the largest population of Yi ethnic group in …

  • The ten-month solar calendar of Yi People
    The ten-month solar calendar of Yi People
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:19

    Tiger dance of Yi The Yi calendar is believed by scholars to date back to ten thousand years ago. In the Yi calendar, a year is divided into twelve months, each having thir…

  • The Yi ethnic group has deep ties with ancient Shu
    The Yi ethnic group has deep ties with ancient Shu
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:23

    Bronze unearthed at the Sanxing Pile Site. The same hairstyle is still found among the Yi in contemporary time Among the scholarship there have been different views about…

  • The rise of Yi studies
    The rise of Yi studies
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:10

    Non-material cultural heritage show held in Guizhou A series of books edited by Liu Yaohan marks the emerging of Yi studies. The series collects nearly 20 books that have b…

  • Indigenous standards needed
    Indigenous standards needed
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:89

    To date, academic research in China has seen steady development. However, its evaluation system has failed to keep up. Five problems with the current academic evaluation sy…

  • Exercise Caution with Citation Indexes
    Exercise Caution with Citation Indexes
    Time:09/02/2013 Hits:55

    When it comes to academic evaluation, is it not uncommon for scholars to succumb to the delusion that academic merit is accrued solely by publishing in high-profile journals. W…