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CFP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century, Nov. 16-17 in Berlin, Deadline: August 10, 2018

CFP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century

Organizers: Nadin Heé (FU Berlin), Mariko Jacoby (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin), Sönke Kunkel (John F. Kennedy-Institute/FU Berlin), Simone Turchetti (University of Manchester)

Venue: Berlin, November 16-17, 2018

Deadline: August 10, 2018

Register for The Body in Colonial India

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The Body in Colonial India: July 7, 2018 Goldsmiths, The University of London

Please join us for the Body in Colonial India Colloquium. Registration is free (including lunch) but space is limited. Please register by June 29, 2018. If you are interested in registering please complete the registration form through the link below. Spaces will be held on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Event Schedule:

10:00-10:15 registration and tea/coffee

10:15-10:30: Opening remarks

CFP Re-Envisioning Religious Studies As A Global Discipline

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The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and the University of Denver in conjunction with its partner faculty researchers abroad is sponsoring a two-day symposium prior to the American Academy of Religion meeting on the topic “Re-Envisioning Religious Studies As A Global Di

Position, Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56886

The M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple junior and senior fellowships for autumn 2018/2019.

'Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan' at TUFS

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Dear colleagues,

The CAAS Unit at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Institute of Japan Studies) is pleased to announce a book review workshop on Dr Martyn Smith's recently published Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan (2018, Bloomsbury).

Call for Panelists: 2019 AAS Annual Conference, Denver, CO; March 21-24

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We are seeking presenters for a panel tentatively titled "Nation Building in Twentieth Century India." Historians have long examined how political figures played a key role in the emergence of free India.

EMJNet Endorsement for AAS Panels & EMJNet Panel Proposals for 2019 AAS Meeting

 

The Early Modern Japan Network was founded more than 20 years ago with the aim (among others) of promoting the presence of early modern Japan centered presentations at the AAS.  

We have two mechanisms for doing this:

1) Sponsorship of panel proposals to the AAS.  We have consistently encouraged early modern Japan specialists to take this approach first, since if the proposal is successful, it carries greater professional prestige, particularly important for our more junior colleagues.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Danna Agmon
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Agmon, 'A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India'

Danna Agmon. A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 236 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0993-7.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Institute of Advanced Studies, Nantes) Published on H-Asia (June, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Prachi Deshpande

Deshpande on Crooks and Parsons, 'Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century'

Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds. Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 496 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61728-1.

Reviewed by Prachi Deshpande (CSSSC Kolkata) Published on H-Asia (May, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Diana Lary
Reviewer: 
James Hudson

Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

Diana Lary. China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949. New Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xii + 283 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.

Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

CFP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century, Nov. 16-17 in Berlin, Deadline: August 10, 2018

CFP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century

Organizers: Nadin Heé (FU Berlin), Mariko Jacoby (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin), Sönke Kunkel (John F. Kennedy-Institute/FU Berlin), Simone Turchetti (University of Manchester)

Venue: Berlin, November 16-17, 2018

Deadline: August 10, 2018

Register for The Body in Colonial India

Registration Closing Soon!

The Body in Colonial India: July 7, 2018 Goldsmiths, The University of London

Please join us for the Body in Colonial India Colloquium. Registration is free (including lunch) but space is limited. Please register by June 29, 2018. If you are interested in registering please complete the registration form through the link below. Spaces will be held on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Event Schedule:

10:00-10:15 registration and tea/coffee

10:15-10:30: Opening remarks

CFP Re-Envisioning Religious Studies As A Global Discipline

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

 

The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and the University of Denver in conjunction with its partner faculty researchers abroad is sponsoring a two-day symposium prior to the American Academy of Religion meeting on the topic “Re-Envisioning Religious Studies As A Global Di

Position, Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56886

The M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple junior and senior fellowships for autumn 2018/2019.