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Position, Assistant Professor, South Asia, University of Notre Dame

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53199

University of Notre Dame: College of Arts & Letters: History
Assistant Professor - South Asia

The University of Notre Dame Department of History invites applications for a tenure track position in South Asian history, broadly conceived, and/or the Indian Ocean world. The search will be for a scholar at the assistant professor level, and he or she should have the ability to teach the history of the subcontinent.

CFP: "Chinese Civilization: Tradition and Modernity" (International Conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, 22 September 2016)

The 10th Conference “Chinese Civilization: Tradition and Modernity ” will be held on 22 September 2016 in Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University and Self-governing (autonomous) Research University “Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman”.

Member Book, Cliff, Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Dear colleagues

I am pleased to announce publication of Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang (University of Chicago Press, June 2016). Paper ISBN: 9780226360133, cloth ISBN: 9780226359939, E-book ISBN: 9780226360270. 280 pages, 16 color plates, 44 halftones, 1 table. I describe the book on the Press's website as follows.

Position, Department Chair, University of South Alabama

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53189

University of South Alabama, History
Department Chair

The Department of History at the University of South Alabama invites applications for the position of Department Chair. The Department Chair is responsible for the academic, personnel, financial, and administrative needs of the Department and reports to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Narendra Subramanian
Reviewer: 
Balmurli Natrajan

Natrajan on Subramanian, 'Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India'


Narendra Subramanian. Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8878-6.

Reviewed by Balmurli Natrajan (William Paterson University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Family and Pluralism

Author: 
Ian Talbot
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Talbot, 'A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas'


Ian Talbot. A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-19694-8.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

An Introduction to South Asia

Author: 
Mitra Sharafi
Reviewer: 
Amrita Shodhan

Shodhan on Sharafi, 'Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947'


Mitra Sharafi. Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947. Studies in Legal History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 368 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04797-6.

Reviewed by Amrita Shodhan (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Parsi Legal Culture: A Detailed Ethnography of a Distinctive Tradition

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Position, Assistant Professor, South Asia, University of Notre Dame

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53199

University of Notre Dame: College of Arts & Letters: History
Assistant Professor - South Asia

The University of Notre Dame Department of History invites applications for a tenure track position in South Asian history, broadly conceived, and/or the Indian Ocean world. The search will be for a scholar at the assistant professor level, and he or she should have the ability to teach the history of the subcontinent.

CFP: "Chinese Civilization: Tradition and Modernity" (International Conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, 22 September 2016)

The 10th Conference “Chinese Civilization: Tradition and Modernity ” will be held on 22 September 2016 in Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University and Self-governing (autonomous) Research University “Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman”.