Welcome to H-Asia, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. The primary purpose of H-ASIA is to enable historians and other Asia scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching. H-Asia is especially committed to discussing region wide, comparative and professional issues important to scholars of Asia.

 

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Humanities and Social Sciences at Japanese National Universities under Threat

Forwarded from Japan Art History Forum:

 

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From: Japan Art History Forum [JAHF@SI-LISTSERV.SI.EDU] on behalf of BERRY Paul [hakutaku@KANSAIGAIDAI.AC.JP]
Sent: Saturday, August 29, 2015 9:38 PM
To: JAHF@SI-LISTSERV.SI.EDU
Subject: Re: [JAHF] 26 Nat'l Universities to abolish Humanities and S. Sciences complying with Abe administration

Call for Panel: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, Warsaw, 2016)

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

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2015 bis November 30, 2015

CFP ACLA 2016 Panel on Affect and Neoliberalism in East Asia

We are seeking abstracts for an eight-person seminar on affect, precarity, and neoliberalism in East Asia at the next American Comparative Literature Conference (ACLA) 2016 on March 17-20, hosted by Harvard University.

Affective Engagements, Precarious Lives: Thinking Neoliberalism in East Asia

Organizers: Claire Yu & Michelle Ho, Stony Brook University

American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies fellowship competition

The American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS) announces the continuation of its annual fellowship competition.  AISLS fellowships support two to nine months of research in Sri Lanka by US citizens who already hold a PhD or the equivalent at the time they begin their fellowship tenure. This program is funded by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US State Department.

Publication Announcement: The Journal of Northeast Asian History (Volume 12, Issue 1)

Please kindly excuse cross postings.

 

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of The Journal of Northeast Asian History has just been published. Please visit the Northeast Asian History Foundation's English language website (uploaded under ‘Publication’ in the ‘Resources’ category at http://www.historyfoundation.or.kr/eng/) to view the articles and book reviews. The latest issue’s table of contents is as follows.

 

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Marina K. Kovalchuk

TOC South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 38, No. 3 - September 2015

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 38, no. 3 (September 2015)

http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/csas20/current#.VeebEJckpqw

SPECIAL ISSUE: Imagining the Public in Modern South Asia

GUEST EDITORS: Brannon D. Ingram, J. Barton Scott, SherAli Tareen

What is a Public? Notes from South Asia, J. Barton Scott and Brannon D. Ingram

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Hui Faye Xiao
Reviewer: 
Ping Zhu

Zhu on Xiao, 'Family Revolution: Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture'


Hui Faye Xiao. Family Revolution: Marital Strife in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Visual Culture. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2014. 224 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99349-2; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99350-8.

Reviewed by Ping Zhu (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Author: 
Kim M. Phillips
Reviewer: 
Liam M. Brockey

Brockey on Phillips, 'Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510'


Kim M. Phillips. Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245-1510. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 328 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4548-6.

Reviewed by Liam M. Brockey (Michigan State University)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Brockey on Before Orientalism

Author: 
Catherine Becker
Reviewer: 
Padma Kaimal

Kaimal on Becker, 'Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh'


Catherine Becker. Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 352 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-935939-4; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-935940-0.

Reviewed by Padma Kaimal (Colgate University)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Buddhist Stupas in Andhra

Recent Threads

Humanities and Social Sciences at Japanese National Universities under Threat

Forwarded from Japan Art History Forum:

 

________________________________________
From: Japan Art History Forum [JAHF@SI-LISTSERV.SI.EDU] on behalf of BERRY Paul [hakutaku@KANSAIGAIDAI.AC.JP]
Sent: Saturday, August 29, 2015 9:38 PM
To: JAHF@SI-LISTSERV.SI.EDU
Subject: Re: [JAHF] 26 Nat'l Universities to abolish Humanities and S. Sciences complying with Abe administration

Call for Panel: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, Warsaw, 2016)

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

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2015 bis November 30, 2015

CFP ACLA 2016 Panel on Affect and Neoliberalism in East Asia

We are seeking abstracts for an eight-person seminar on affect, precarity, and neoliberalism in East Asia at the next American Comparative Literature Conference (ACLA) 2016 on March 17-20, hosted by Harvard University.

Affective Engagements, Precarious Lives: Thinking Neoliberalism in East Asia

Organizers: Claire Yu & Michelle Ho, Stony Brook University

American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies fellowship competition

The American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS) announces the continuation of its annual fellowship competition.  AISLS fellowships support two to nine months of research in Sri Lanka by US citizens who already hold a PhD or the equivalent at the time they begin their fellowship tenure. This program is funded by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US State Department.