Conference Report: Gender, Martial Arts, Youth Violence and Social Transformation

  Conference Report:  Martial Arts Studies – Gender Issues in Theory and Practice Brighton University (UK), 5th February 2016   Introduction On February 5th Brighton University sponsored the first in a series of specialized conferences and meetings funded by the Martial Arts Studies Research Network (MASRN). The title of the event was “Martial Arts Studies…

Martial Values, Social Transformation and the Tu Village Dragon Dance

  Introduction The Spring Festival (or “Chinese New Year”) is now upon us. The most important holiday of the Chinese social calendar, this time of year is also significant for students of martial arts studies. It is a busy time for Lion, Qilin and Dragon Dance associations, as well as the martial arts schools and…