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Re: Call for Papers: Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association of Asian Studies Conference, October 9-11, 2015 at the University of Pittsburgh

Call for Papers Extended

“Asia: Conflict and Cooperation”

44th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Conference

October 9-11, 2015
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DEADLINE FOR PAPER SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED: MAY 15, 2015

Author Interview: Righteous Republic by Ananya Vajpeyi on New Books in South Asian Studies

Hi there,

If you're interested in the development of ideas amongst some of the leading figures of the Indian independence movement, then you'll probably also be interested in listening to Ananya Vajpeyi discuss her wonderful book Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India on New Books in South Asian Studies.

Position, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, College of William and Mary

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50874

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, College of William and Mary, Modern Languages and Literatures

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Virginia, United States
Position:   Visiting Assistant Professor

ANN: War and Remembrance: Cultural Imprints of Japan’s Samurai Age

From H-Announce http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222137

War and Remembrance: Cultural Imprints of Japan’s Samurai Age

Location: California, United States
Conference Date: 2015-05-08 (in 8 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-04-23
Announcement ID: 222137

Conference Announcement
War and Remembrance: Cultural Imprints of Japan’s Samurai Age
May 8, 2015, 8:30-5:30
University of California, Santa Barbara

ANN: Explorations, Encounters, and the Circulation of Knowledge, 1600–1830 Session 3: Commerce, Culture, and Natural Knowledge

From H-Announce http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222092

Explorations, Encounters, and the Circulation of Knowledge, 1600–1830 Session 3: Commerce, Culture, and Natural Knowledge

Location: California, United States
Conference Date: 2015-05-15 (in 15 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-04-21
Announcement ID: 222092

CFP 6th International Conference on The History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (HOMSEA 2016)

CALL FOR PAPERS

6th International Conference on
The History of Medicine in Southeast Asia
(HOMSEA 2016)

To be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia
13-15 January 2016

Conference Host:
Center for Khmer Studies (CKS), Siem Reap (Cambodia)

http://www.khmerstudies.org/

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Mary Louise Becker
Reviewer: 
Dharitri Bhattacharjee

Bhattacharjee on Becker, 'The All-India Muslim League, 1906-1947: A Study of Leadership in the Evolution of a Nation'


Mary Louise Becker. The All-India Muslim League, 1906-1947: A Study of Leadership in the Evolution of a Nation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xlii + 295 pp. GBP 16.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-906014-6.

Reviewed by Dharitri Bhattacharjee (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Muslim League leaders before 1947

Author: 
Patrick Olivelle, trans.
Reviewer: 
Richard Davis

Davis on Olivelle, 'King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra'


Patrick Olivelle, trans. King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xxvii + 753 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-989182-5.

Reviewed by Richard Davis (Bard College)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Ancient Indian Political Thought

Author: 
Devika Chawla
Reviewer: 
Nishat Zaidi

Zaidi on Chawla, 'Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition'


Devika Chawla. Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-5643-3; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-5644-0.

Reviewed by Nishat Zaidi (Jamia Millia Islamia University)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Oral Histories of Partition

Recent Threads

Author Interview: Righteous Republic by Ananya Vajpeyi on New Books in South Asian Studies

Hi there,

If you're interested in the development of ideas amongst some of the leading figures of the Indian independence movement, then you'll probably also be interested in listening to Ananya Vajpeyi discuss her wonderful book Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India on New Books in South Asian Studies.

Position, Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, College of William and Mary

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50874

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, College of William and Mary, Modern Languages and Literatures

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Virginia, United States
Position:   Visiting Assistant Professor

ANN: War and Remembrance: Cultural Imprints of Japan’s Samurai Age

From H-Announce http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222137

War and Remembrance: Cultural Imprints of Japan’s Samurai Age

Location: California, United States
Conference Date: 2015-05-08 (in 8 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-04-23
Announcement ID: 222137

Conference Announcement
War and Remembrance: Cultural Imprints of Japan’s Samurai Age
May 8, 2015, 8:30-5:30
University of California, Santa Barbara