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  • Gerald Turner
    Regionalistics (sic) seems to be available in universities all over Russia - surprise? Gerry ... -- Czech-In Translations V lesíčku 5 150 00 Prague 5 Czech
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 4, 2008
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      Regionalistics (sic) seems to be available in universities all over Russia -
      surprise?

      Gerry

      On 04/07/2008, Bedrich Hadziu <bhadziu@...> wrote:
      >
      > Melvy/Coilin,
      >
      > My belated response to 'regionalistika' is below:
      >
      > Coilin is right insofar that it is officially a 'science'.
      >
      > Here is the Czech definition:
      >
      > http://slovnik-cizich-slov.abz.cz/web.php/slovo/regionalistika
      >
      > You can even study it at VSE, see:
      >
      > http://www.vse.cz/zpravodaj/2005_4/09.htm
      >
      > I find the definition laughable.
      >
      > I guess you could carry out a study of "psychological and psychosomatic
      > phenomena of an indivudial as determined by the proximity, quantity and
      > character of its neighbours" and found a new science on that basis called
      > PSYCHOSOUSEDOLOGIE.
      >
      > I think this is much in the postmodern tradition of making a 'science' from
      > laying a turd.
      >
      > Excuse my tongue but it makes me sick.
      >
      > Best ,
      >
      > Bedrich
      >
      > --- On Sat, 6/21/08, melvyn.geo <zehrovak@... <zehrovak%40dr.com>>
      > wrote:
      >
      > From: melvyn.geo <zehrovak@... <zehrovak%40dr.com>>
      > Subject: [Czechlist] Re: Help: regionalistika
      > To: Czechlist@yahoogroups.com <Czechlist%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Saturday, June 21, 2008, 3:38 PM
      >
      > Here could it be more to do with regional policy or regional planning?
      >
      > BR
      >
      > M.
      >
      > --- In Czechlist@yahoogrou ps.com, "coilinoc" <coilinoc@.. .> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi there,
      > >
      > > Does anybody know what the fairly made-up sounding
      > > word "regionalistika" means in the following context?
      > >
      > > Kniha ychazi diky podpore krajskeho uradu kraje Vysocina sidlicího v
      > > Jihlave, jmenovite jeho komise a grantovemu programu na rozvoj
      > > regionalistiky,
      > >
      > > regional studies? regional affairs?
      > >
      > > MTIA
      > >
      > > Coilin
      > >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >



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