It was a combination of passion and pragmatism that led Joanna Klabisch to China. Even as a child she was passionate about Asia, from martial arts to food culture to literature. Yet, she would never have dared to study an orchid subject such as Japanese studies. For her, as a migrant and the child of workers from southern Poland and the first student in her family, it was clear that she would choose a down-to-earth career. However, Sinology and East Asian Studies were the subjects that came to mind. After all, China was already on its way to becoming a major economic power. By then, the practicality of what she had learned was already apparent.
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