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CFP: "Shared Heritage" as New Variable in Indo-Korean Relations: Historicizing the Legend of Princess from Ayodhya and its Legacy

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222667

‘Shared Heritage’ - as New Variable in the Indo-Korean Relations: Historicizing the Legend of Princess from Ayodhya and its Legacy’

14-15 July, 2015


Call for Papers

CFP: 'Islamophobia and Surveillance: Genealogies of a Global Order', symposium, 25 Sept 2015, Edge Hill University, UK

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222649

This symposium is concerned with the genealogies of the relationship between Islamophobia and State surveillance in political thought and praxis. Why, when, and where did the Islamophobic surveillance imperative emerge? And how did it evolve into such a powerful element in apparatuses of global and local State power?

Call for Abstracts: PHOTOGRAPHY IN INDIA IN LIGHT YEARS AND DIGITAL TIMES

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222695

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS 
 
PHOTOGRAPHY IN INDIA IN LIGHT YEARS AND DIGITAL TIMES 

We are inviting abstract submissions for an edited collection on photography in India (Editors: Aileen Blaney and Chinar Shah)

Call for Submissions: Ars Orientalis

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222661

Ars Orientalis, a peer-reviewed annual journal published jointly by the Freer and Sackler galleries of the Smithsonian and the History of Art department of the University of Michigan, is seeking article proposals for the 2017 volume to be devoted to new research on dress, both historical and contemporary, in the Middle East and Asia.

Position, Non-Tenure Track Professor in the Centre of Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50949

Non-Tenure Track Professor in the Centre of Buddhist Studies (Ref.: 201500573)

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Professor in the Centre of Buddhist Studies, to commence from September 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Position, Chair in Japanese History, Ruhr University Bochum

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50953

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum – Faculty of East Asian Studies invites applications for the position of a

Professor in Japanese History (W3 salary bracket; previous Chair: Prof. Regine Mathias)

to be filled ideally prior to commencement of the summer term 2016 starting on 1st April.

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Position, Chair in Literature and Language of China, Ruhr University Bochum

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50954

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum – Faculty of East Asian Studies invites applications for the position of a

Professor in Literature and Language of China (W3 salary bracket; previous Chair: Prof. Raoul David Findeisen)

to start as soon as possible.

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Author: 
Andrea S. Wiley
Reviewer: 
Sudha Raj

Raj on Wiley, 'Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India'


Andrea S. Wiley. Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xi + 193 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72905-6.

Reviewed by Sudha Raj (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Milk in India and the USA

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Andrea S. Wiley
Reviewer: 
Sudha Raj

Raj on Wiley, 'Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India'


Andrea S. Wiley. Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xi + 193 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72905-6.

Reviewed by Sudha Raj (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Milk in India and the USA

Author: 
Andrew G. Walder
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Walder, 'China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed'


Andrew G. Walder. China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. Illustrations. xiv + 413 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05815-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

A Root and Branch Criticism of Mao Zedong’s Leadership

Recent Threads

CFP: "Shared Heritage" as New Variable in Indo-Korean Relations: Historicizing the Legend of Princess from Ayodhya and its Legacy

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222667

‘Shared Heritage’ - as New Variable in the Indo-Korean Relations: Historicizing the Legend of Princess from Ayodhya and its Legacy’

14-15 July, 2015


Call for Papers

CFP: 'Islamophobia and Surveillance: Genealogies of a Global Order', symposium, 25 Sept 2015, Edge Hill University, UK

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222649

This symposium is concerned with the genealogies of the relationship between Islamophobia and State surveillance in political thought and praxis. Why, when, and where did the Islamophobic surveillance imperative emerge? And how did it evolve into such a powerful element in apparatuses of global and local State power?

Call for Abstracts: PHOTOGRAPHY IN INDIA IN LIGHT YEARS AND DIGITAL TIMES

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222695

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS 
 
PHOTOGRAPHY IN INDIA IN LIGHT YEARS AND DIGITAL TIMES 

We are inviting abstract submissions for an edited collection on photography in India (Editors: Aileen Blaney and Chinar Shah)