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Recent Posts

Author: 
Ayesha Jalal, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Jalal, 'The Oxford Companion to Pakistani History'


Ayesha Jalal, ed. The Oxford Companion to Pakistani History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xiv + 558 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-547578-4.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

History of Pakistan

CFP Panel on East Asian literature in a transnational framework for AAS 2016 Seattle

My name is Susanna Lim (Univ. Oregon) I am looking for presenters, a discussant, and chair for a panel on East Asian literature in a transnational framework for the AAS 2016 conference in Seattle.

I'm a faculty of literature at the University of Oregon, and my focus will be a comparative reading of South Korean novelist Park Kyoung-ni's Land (Toji) and Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. The second presenter, Roy Chan, also from Univ. Oregon, focuses on modern Chinese literature in relation to Russian literature (Ba Jin).

CFP Minor Culture 2015 (due June 30)

Minor Culture 2015: EXTENDED Call for Papers (June 30)

Conference for the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia

Nov 30-Dec 3, University of Melbourne

w: culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/events/minor-culture-conference

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Distinguished Professor Ien Ang (University of Western Sydney)

Professor Jose Neil C. Garcia (University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City)

Member book, Zhao, Journal of Contemporary China, China in Africa: Strategic Motives and Economic Interests

The most recent book of Journal of Contemporary China book series, China in Africa: Strategic Motives and Economic Interests, was published by Routledge in June 2105.

China in Africa: Strategic Motives and Economic Interests, ed. Suisheng Zhao, (Routledge, 2015) pp. 1-224, ISBN 978-1-13-889900-1

This book is a compilation of articles published in the previous issues of the JCC, this book includes articles presented at our China Center international symposium, “China in Africa”, on February 1, 2013. 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report: 15 June 2015 to 22 June 2015

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 15 June
2015 to 22 June 2015. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Asia. See the H-Net
Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.



AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Amherst College - Assistant Professor - American Women's History
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51021

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Ayesha Jalal, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Jalal, 'The Oxford Companion to Pakistani History'


Ayesha Jalal, ed. The Oxford Companion to Pakistani History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xiv + 558 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-547578-4.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

History of Pakistan

Author: 
Edward A. Alpers
Reviewer: 
Anirudh Deshpande

Deshpande on Alpers, 'The Indian Ocean in World History'


Edward A. Alpers. The Indian Ocean in World History. New Oxford World History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Illustrations, maps. 172 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533787-7; $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516593-7.

Reviewed by Anirudh Deshpande
Published on H-Asia (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Bill Hayton
Reviewer: 
Jeremi Suri

Suri on Hayton, 'The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia'


Bill Hayton. The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. xviii + 298 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-18683-3.

Reviewed by Jeremi Suri (The University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Conflicts in the South China Sea

Recent Threads

CFP Panel on East Asian literature in a transnational framework for AAS 2016 Seattle

My name is Susanna Lim (Univ. Oregon) I am looking for presenters, a discussant, and chair for a panel on East Asian literature in a transnational framework for the AAS 2016 conference in Seattle.

I'm a faculty of literature at the University of Oregon, and my focus will be a comparative reading of South Korean novelist Park Kyoung-ni's Land (Toji) and Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. The second presenter, Roy Chan, also from Univ. Oregon, focuses on modern Chinese literature in relation to Russian literature (Ba Jin).