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Positions, Music History & East Asian Studies (tenure track), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50945

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in the area of (1) Music History and Theory with a specialization in computational musicology and (2) Asian Studies with a specialization in East Asian Geography.

STANLEY WEINSTEIN DISSERTATION PRIZE AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce that the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize for academic years 2012-2014 has been awarded to Bryan Lowe for his study on the ancient Japanese practice of scripture-copying entitled "Rewriting Nara Buddhism: Sutra Transcription in Early Japan."  Bryan Lowe completed his Ph.D. from the Department of Religion at Princeton University in 2012.  He is currently Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University.

Singapour mon amour: The emergence and vicissitudes of an art scene (International and interdisciplinary colloquium)

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222645

 

Singapour mon amour: The emergence and vicissitudes of an art scene

 

International and interdisciplinary colloquium

4 June 2015 – 9.30 am-7 pm, Screening room of Quai Branly Museum, Paris, France.

"Open Letter" final list of signatories

Description: 

In the wake of extensive media coverage in Japan, China, Korea, the United States and globally, and with the inclusion of several more names to the list below — voluntary as before – we are ending the process of gathering names to the “Open Letter” in this manner. We ask all who support this effort to continue the process through social media, writing, teaching, and so on. 

Thank you.

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Recent Reviews

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

Author: 
Mary Louise Becker
Reviewer: 
Dharitri Bhattacharjee

Bhattacharjee on Becker, 'The All-India Muslim League, 1906-1947: A Study of Leadership in the Evolution of a Nation'


Mary Louise Becker. The All-India Muslim League, 1906-1947: A Study of Leadership in the Evolution of a Nation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xlii + 295 pp. GBP 16.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-906014-6.

Reviewed by Dharitri Bhattacharjee (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Muslim League leaders before 1947

Recent Threads

Positions, Music History & East Asian Studies (tenure track), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50945

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in the area of (1) Music History and Theory with a specialization in computational musicology and (2) Asian Studies with a specialization in East Asian Geography.

STANLEY WEINSTEIN DISSERTATION PRIZE AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce that the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize for academic years 2012-2014 has been awarded to Bryan Lowe for his study on the ancient Japanese practice of scripture-copying entitled "Rewriting Nara Buddhism: Sutra Transcription in Early Japan."  Bryan Lowe completed his Ph.D. from the Department of Religion at Princeton University in 2012.  He is currently Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University.

Singapour mon amour: The emergence and vicissitudes of an art scene (International and interdisciplinary colloquium)

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222645

 

Singapour mon amour: The emergence and vicissitudes of an art scene

 

International and interdisciplinary colloquium

4 June 2015 – 9.30 am-7 pm, Screening room of Quai Branly Museum, Paris, France.