The PRC History Group reception at AAS 2018 - "save the date" announcement (detailed invitation and sponsor details to follow)

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of The PRC History Group, I wanted to share this brief update concerning our upcoming reception to be held during the Association of Asian Studies 2018 Annual Conference -- 

DATE: Friday, March 23, 2018

TIME: 7:30pm

LOCATION & FUNCTION SPACE: Marriott Wardman Park, Virginia B

Royal Asiatic Society Call for Book Proposals

The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland invites the submission of book proposals on subjects related to the cultures, history, languages and religions of Asia. The Society supports the publication of 4 to 5 books a year in collaboration with a variety of publishers which include Routledge, University of Edinburgh Press, National University of Singapore Press, University of Hong Kong Press, Cambridge University Press, India and the Gingko Library.

Absolutely free! (comment)

Friends:

The Library of Congress has collected sets of "Free to Use and Reuse" items from its digital collections on a single page. The page indexes items that are in the public domain, have no copyright, or have been approved by the copyright owner for public use.  Each set is organized around a theme such as  "public domain films," "classic childrens' books." or "travel posters" and is first featured on the Library's home page.  The archive should add new collections as the library home page is updated.

Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials, March 10th, 2018, Wellesley College

Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials

Saturday, March 10th, 2018   9:00 – 4:30

Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts

http://www.wellesley.edu/art/events

Digital scholarship resource guide (comment)

Friends:

Our sister list H-HistBibl has shared a link to the primer on digital scholarship from the Library of Congress written by Samantha Herron. This is a truly easy to-understand introduction to the tools and concepts beginners need to get started in this area....from explainning what meta-data and .xml mean to providing links to slightly more sophisticated services such as "The Programming Historian" and Gephi.

If you always wondered what all this was about but hesitated to ask, this short guide is for you.

Scholarships at Shanghai University

Shanghai University is accepting applications for scholarships at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, for programs in Chinese and in English.

Various deadlines: 1 April to 15 May, 2018.

For information regarding scholarships: http://www.apply.shu.edu.cn/upload/j/e/2.pdf

The following programs may be of particular interest to foreign students:

1. Study Program in International Relations and Diplomacy

(CFP) A History of the Commemoration of the “Portuguese Discoveries”

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A seminar and an issue of the journal Práticas da História: Journal on Theory, Historiography and Uses of the Past dedicated to the History of the Commemoration of the “Portuguese Discoveries”. Call closes on 15 April 2018.

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