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Call for Sessions: RC21 Urban Conference at Delhi

RC21 Urban Conference at Delhi

September 18th – 21st , 2019

In and Beyond the City: Emerging Ontologies, Persistent Challenges and Hopeful Futures

Across the globe, cities surpass their own contours. Urban cores expand and intensify in size and height, and we see connectivities, nodes and enclaves involving new technologies, information flows, migrations, time/space compressions and everyday rhythms and experiences that defy known cartographies and categories.

Dissertation Planning Grants for Sri Lanka

The American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS) announces the continuation of its annual competition for dissertation planning grants.  Applicants must be graduate students enrolled at a US university.  AISLS dissertation planning grants enable graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who intend to do dissertation research in Sri Lanka to make a six to eight week pre-dissertation visit to investigate the feasibility of their topic, to sharpen their research design, or to make other practical arrangements for future research.  The grant is especially int

Fellowships for Research in Sri Lanka

The American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS) announces the continuation of its fellowship program.  AISLS fellowships support two to six months of research in Sri Lanka by scholars who already hold a PhD or the equivalent at the time they begin their fellowship tenure.  Projects may be broken up into two or more visits, but only one return airfare will be provided.  Proposals in all fields in the social sciences and humanities are eligible.   Projects in other areas (e.g.

Position, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Chinese Studies, University of California - Berkeley

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57139

The Center for Chinese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a one-year fulltime postdoctoral fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019.

Seminar on 6 October at Osaka U: Japanese Communist Party’s ‘Military Policy’ of 1950-1956 & Impact of the Long Repatriation on Postwar Japan

Dear Colleagues:

We will hold an international Asia-Pacific Study seminar on 6 October (Saturday) at the Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University. You are very welcome to the seminar. Seminar papers should be ready one week prior to the seminar and available for prospective participants. If you wish to attend the seminar, please let me know by 26 September. We also look for additional discussants for both sessions. We will provide them with domestic travel expense.
Yone Sugita: sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp

Thank you.

TOC, Japan Studies Review, Volume XXII, Issue 2018

The Japan Studies Review (JSR) is an annual peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the joint efforts of the Asian Studies Program at Florida International University. JSR remains an outlet for publications related to Southern Japan Seminar events that encourages submissions from a wide range of scholars in the field.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Kesavan Veluthat
Reviewer: 
Donald Davis

Davis on Veluthat, 'Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History'

Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52450

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. New Delhi: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-933552-4-4.

Reviewed by Vinita Damodaran (University of Sussex) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50474

Author: 
Joanna Wardęga, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alicja Bachulska

Bachulska on Wardęga, 'China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition'

Joanna Wardęga, ed. China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition. Chinskie Drogi Series. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2017. 456 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-83-233-4111-6.

Reviewed by Alicja Bachulska (War Studies University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Call for Sessions: RC21 Urban Conference at Delhi

RC21 Urban Conference at Delhi

September 18th – 21st , 2019

In and Beyond the City: Emerging Ontologies, Persistent Challenges and Hopeful Futures

Across the globe, cities surpass their own contours. Urban cores expand and intensify in size and height, and we see connectivities, nodes and enclaves involving new technologies, information flows, migrations, time/space compressions and everyday rhythms and experiences that defy known cartographies and categories.

Dissertation Planning Grants for Sri Lanka

The American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS) announces the continuation of its annual competition for dissertation planning grants.  Applicants must be graduate students enrolled at a US university.  AISLS dissertation planning grants enable graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who intend to do dissertation research in Sri Lanka to make a six to eight week pre-dissertation visit to investigate the feasibility of their topic, to sharpen their research design, or to make other practical arrangements for future research.  The grant is especially int

Fellowships for Research in Sri Lanka

The American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies (AISLS) announces the continuation of its fellowship program.  AISLS fellowships support two to six months of research in Sri Lanka by scholars who already hold a PhD or the equivalent at the time they begin their fellowship tenure.  Projects may be broken up into two or more visits, but only one return airfare will be provided.  Proposals in all fields in the social sciences and humanities are eligible.   Projects in other areas (e.g.