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Recent Posts

Call for Contributors: The Daily Life of Women in World History

Now seeking contributors to a forthcoming four-volume encyclopedia on the daily lives and roles of women in world history to be published by ABC-CLIO, under the editorship of Colleen Boyett, Mildred Diane Gleason, and Micheal Tarver. Expressions of interest are welcome from graduate students, postdocs, professors, independent scholars, and public history professionals.

OPP: PhD Scholarship in Contemporary Chinese Art, University of Sydney

Inviting applications for The Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Art

The Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Art has been established to support the study of contemporary Chinese art in its global contexts. The Scholarship provides support for full-time doctoral study to be undertaken through the Department of Art History at the University of Sydney.

Member Book, Iacobelli, Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands

Dear colleagues, 

I would like to bring to your attention my new book "Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands" (Bloomsbury Academic, series SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan). ISBN 9781474297271

CFP: International Conference on Jewish Communities in Asia: Cultural Contacts in Historical and Comparative Perspectives (Haifa, April 2018)


The Asian Sphere: Trans-Cultural Flows
An Inter-University Graduate Program
The University of Haifa and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Call for Papers for an International Conference:

 

JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN ASIA
CULTURAL CONTACTS IN HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES

 

Film Screening at the RAS, London: Asoka Chakra: Karntaka, 8th August, 6.30pm

Dear All,

Please join us on Tuesday 8th August at 6.30pm for the UK film premiere of "Asoka Chakra: Karntaka". The film will be followed by a talk on "The Southern Territory of Asoka: Solving a few puzzles" by the film’s researcher and scriptwriter, Susmita Basu Majumdar.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Pamela D. McElwee
Reviewer: 
Nga Dao

Dao on McElwee, 'Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam'


Pamela D. McElwee. Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. 312 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99548-9.

Reviewed by Nga Dao (York University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Environmental Governance in Vietnam

Author: 
Anjali Nerlekar
Reviewer: 
Madhuri Deshmukh

Deshmukh on Nerlekar, 'Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture'


Anjali Nerlekar. Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture. FlashPoints Series. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016. xix + 292 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3274-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3273-3.

Reviewed by Madhuri Deshmukh (Oakton Community College)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Chitralekha Zutshi
Reviewer: 
Umair A. Muhajir

Muhajir on Zutshi, 'Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination'


Chitralekha Zutshi. Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. xv + 360 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945067-1.

Reviewed by Umair A. Muhajir (http://qalandari.blogspot.com)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

Call for Contributors: The Daily Life of Women in World History

Now seeking contributors to a forthcoming four-volume encyclopedia on the daily lives and roles of women in world history to be published by ABC-CLIO, under the editorship of Colleen Boyett, Mildred Diane Gleason, and Micheal Tarver. Expressions of interest are welcome from graduate students, postdocs, professors, independent scholars, and public history professionals.

OPP: PhD Scholarship in Contemporary Chinese Art, University of Sydney

Inviting applications for The Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Art

The Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Art has been established to support the study of contemporary Chinese art in its global contexts. The Scholarship provides support for full-time doctoral study to be undertaken through the Department of Art History at the University of Sydney.

Member Book, Iacobelli, Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands

Dear colleagues, 

I would like to bring to your attention my new book "Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands" (Bloomsbury Academic, series SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan). ISBN 9781474297271

CFP: International Conference on Jewish Communities in Asia: Cultural Contacts in Historical and Comparative Perspectives (Haifa, April 2018)


The Asian Sphere: Trans-Cultural Flows
An Inter-University Graduate Program
The University of Haifa and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Call for Papers for an International Conference:

 

JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN ASIA
CULTURAL CONTACTS IN HISTORICAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES