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Position, Assistant Professor, History of East Asia (China), College of the Holy Cross

For details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55224

The Department of History at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment for an assistant professor in East Asian History beginning in August 2018. We welcome applications from scholars whose primary regional focus is either imperial or modern China.

New issue of Journal of the British Association for Chinese Studies (JBACS, Vol 7, July 2017)

JBACS: Journal of the British Association for Chinese Studies, new issue (Volume 7, July 2017) now out!

Please download here: http://bacsuk.org.uk/journal/journal-current-and-past-entries

Editors: Sarah Dauncey (University of Nottingham) and Gerda Wielander (University of Westminster).

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ANN CONF: Global Cultural Encounters, 1750s-1950s, Ann Arbor, August 2-4, 2017

PROGRAM: Global Cultural Encounters, 1750s-1950s – Between the Material and Immaterial

 

The conference will take place in 1014 Tisch Hall, History Department, Central Campus at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

 

3:00–3:30 Registration

 

3:30–3:45 Welcome Address

Geoff Eley (University of Michigan), History Department Chair

 

3:45–4:00 Opening Remarks

Member book, Weintraub and Barendregt (Eds.), Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities

I would like to announce the publication of Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities, the first book-length study of women, modernity, and popular music in Asia (University of Hawai'i Press, 2017).

H-Net reviews posted to the web 17 Jul 2017 - 24 Jul 2017 (Asia-related)

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 17 Jul 2017 and 24 Jul 2017 (selected from the full list here).

Reviewed for H-Japan by Galen Amstutz
   Fumiaki, Iwata.  Kindai Bukkyō to seinen: Chikazumi Jōkan to

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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

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Position, Assistant Professor, History of East Asia (China), College of the Holy Cross

For details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55224

The Department of History at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment for an assistant professor in East Asian History beginning in August 2018. We welcome applications from scholars whose primary regional focus is either imperial or modern China.

New issue of Journal of the British Association for Chinese Studies (JBACS, Vol 7, July 2017)

JBACS: Journal of the British Association for Chinese Studies, new issue (Volume 7, July 2017) now out!

Please download here: http://bacsuk.org.uk/journal/journal-current-and-past-entries

Editors: Sarah Dauncey (University of Nottingham) and Gerda Wielander (University of Westminster).

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