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Call for Contributions: Virtual Workshop 'ASIA.LIVE: Locating Livestreaming in Asia'

List members may be interested in the following upcoming event, for which we are inviting audiovisual submissions, with the option for contributors to later also submit accompanying research articles for publication.

Hosts: Leiden University, the Leiden Asia Centre, and Asiascape: Digital Asia. 
Organisers: Florian Schneider, Dino Ge Zhang, Gabriele de Seta.
Date: 13 September 2019
Abstract Deadline: 20 June 2019

New Book, Caumanns, Sernesi, and Solmsdorf (eds), Unearthing Himalayan Treasures, Festschrift for Franz-Karl Ehrhard

Poted on behalf of Dr. Marti Sernesi

Dear colleagues,

I am very glad to announce the publication of the felicitation volume in honour of Professor Franz-Karl Ehrhard:

Unearthing Himalayan Treasures: Festschrift for Franz-Karl Ehrhard. Edited by Volker Caumanns, Marta Sernesi, and Nikolai Solmsdorf. Marburg: Indica et Tibetica Verlag, 2019. xxiv, 488 pp. ISBN 978-3-923776-62-7.

The volume includes twenty-six contributions on the religious and literary traditions of Tibet and the Himalayas: please see the table of contents below.

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Author: 
Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.)
Reviewer: 
S. Akbar Zaidi

Zaidi on Hyder and Bhagavan, 'Hidden Histories'

Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.). Hidden Histories. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 328 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655284-6.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Zaidi (Columbia University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53364

Author: 
Santanu Das
Reviewer: 
Shrabani Basu

Basu on Das, 'India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs'

Santanu Das. India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xxiii + 466 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-44159-0.

Reviewed by Shrabani Basu (Historian and journalist) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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