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Position, Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian American, California State University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57977

California State University - Dominguez Hills, Asian-Pacific Studies Program
Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian American

The Program of Asian-Pacific Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Academic Year Assistant Professor with the appointment starting in Fall 2019.

Position, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Hawaii - Manoa

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57991

University of Hawaii - Manoa, Center for Korean Studies
Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Pacific and Asian Studies/Center for Korean Studies invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in Korean studies. This is a full‐time, temporary appointment to begin July 1, 2019, and not to extend beyond June 30, 2020, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

Lecture: 'Law in Theory, Law in Practice. Legal Orientalism and French Jesuit Knowledge Production in India' by Danna Agmon, Virginia Tech (International Institute for Asian Studies Leiden, January 29, 2019)

Lecture by Danna Agmon on how Catholic orientalist scholarship on law emerged from the daily practice of Jesuit conversion in the mission field in 18th-centuy India, followed by Q&A and drinks
Organised by the Leiden Centre for Indian Ocean Studies (IIAS; KITLV; Leiden University).

Workshop: 'Colonial Institutions and the Uses of Law in Early Modern South Asia' (Radboud University Nijmegen, January 28, 2019)

 
As the first in the newly founded 'Indian Ocean World in the 18th Century'- (IOW18) Workshop Series, this one-day workshop seeks to complicate teleological readings of law and its relationship to colonial institutions and state-making by drawing on contexts beyond and before British domination in the Indian subcontinent and the Indian Ocean World.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rila Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Finn and Smith, 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857'

Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds. The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857. London: UCLPress, 2018. 500 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-029-8.

Reviewed by Rila Mukherjee (University of Hyderabad, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52111

Author: 
Phuong Tran Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sam Vong

Vong on Nguyen, 'Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon'

Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 236 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08288-7.

Reviewed by Sam Vong (University of Texas at Austin, Department of History) Published on H-Asia (September, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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

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Position, Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian American, California State University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57977

California State University - Dominguez Hills, Asian-Pacific Studies Program
Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian American

The Program of Asian-Pacific Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Academic Year Assistant Professor with the appointment starting in Fall 2019.