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CFP: SASA 10th Anniversary Conference in New Delhi

SASA’s 10th Anniversary Conference:

India at the Crossroads

Hosted by TERI University, New Delhi, March 18-20, 2016

From its murky beginnings two millennia ago all the way to the present day Indic societies have proven to be innovative in all fields of human endeavor – theology, mathematics, philosophy, literature, economics, etc.  Today its impact can be found everywhere, not just in well-established Indic cultural zones.  The South Asian diaspora is transforming and improving societies in worldwide.

CFP: "Shared Heritage" as New Variable in Indo-Korean Relations: Historicizing the Legend of Princess from Ayodhya and its Legacy

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222667

‘Shared Heritage’ - as New Variable in the Indo-Korean Relations: Historicizing the Legend of Princess from Ayodhya and its Legacy’

14-15 July, 2015


Call for Papers

CFP: 'Islamophobia and Surveillance: Genealogies of a Global Order', symposium, 25 Sept 2015, Edge Hill University, UK

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222649

This symposium is concerned with the genealogies of the relationship between Islamophobia and State surveillance in political thought and praxis. Why, when, and where did the Islamophobic surveillance imperative emerge? And how did it evolve into such a powerful element in apparatuses of global and local State power?

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Andrea S. Wiley
Reviewer: 
Sudha Raj

Raj on Wiley, 'Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India'


Andrea S. Wiley. Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xi + 193 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72905-6.

Reviewed by Sudha Raj (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Milk in India and the USA

Author: 
Andrew G. Walder
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Walder, 'China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed'


Andrew G. Walder. China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. Illustrations. xiv + 413 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05815-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

A Root and Branch Criticism of Mao Zedong’s Leadership

Recent Threads

CFP: SASA 10th Anniversary Conference in New Delhi

SASA’s 10th Anniversary Conference:

India at the Crossroads

Hosted by TERI University, New Delhi, March 18-20, 2016

From its murky beginnings two millennia ago all the way to the present day Indic societies have proven to be innovative in all fields of human endeavor – theology, mathematics, philosophy, literature, economics, etc.  Today its impact can be found everywhere, not just in well-established Indic cultural zones.  The South Asian diaspora is transforming and improving societies in worldwide.