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Recent Posts

New Image Collection: Japan-Taroko (Truku) War, 1914.

Dear H-Asia Community:

The East Asia Image Collection has just added a new set of images to our open-access digital archive of photographs, negatives, picture postcards and rare books related to East Asian history.  The new collection is titled "The Truku-Japanese War Commemorative Postcard Collection."

Here is a direct link to the 102 records in the new collection:

http://digital.lafayette.edu/collections/eastasia/tjwar-postcards/browse

Seeking paper presenter and respondent for AAS 2016: Urbanisms of border crossing and the transformation of planning paradigms

We are looking for one more paper to be added to this session titled--Urbanisms of border crossing and the transformation of planning paradigms--for AAS 2016. We are also looking for a respondent. Please email me with an abstract at vbaweja@ufl.edu if you are interested by August 4, 2015. Deadline: August: 6, 2015.

Thanks,

Vandana Baweja

School of Architecture

University of Florida .

Session--Urbanisms of border crossing and the transformation of planning paradigms.

Call for Papers: Seeking papers for panel on "Sound, Mobility and Urban Space" , (Nov.20-21, 2015, Fudan University, Shanghai)

Call for Papers: Seeking papers for panel on "Sound, Mobility and Urban Space" 
Communication and China·Fudan University Forum 2015 (Nov.20-21, 2015, Fudan University, Shanghai) 

Positionm, Assistant Professor (Japanese Studies), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For full details see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51213

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Global Studies and Languages
Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Massachusetts, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor

 

Contact:

gsl-search@mit.edu

The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology invites the submission of papers for the Nadel Essay Prize

 

The Nadel Essay Prize celebrates excellence in ethnographic writing. Ethnographically-based original papers are invited on social and cultural anthropology relating to the Asia Pacific region, including Australia. This annual prize, inaugurated in 2011 to commemorate sixty years of Anthropology at the Australian National University, is named after S.F. Nadel, who was appointed Foundation Professor of Anthropology in 1951.

 

The Prize

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Kai Chen
Reviewer: 
Jane Ferguson

Ferguson on Chen, 'Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border: Evolutions, Challenges and Countermeasures'


Kai Chen. Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border: Evolutions, Challenges and Countermeasures. Illustrations. New York: Springer Press, 2014. xii + 97 pp. $54.99 (paper), ISBN 978-981-4560-01-6; $39.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-981-4560-02-3.

Reviewed by Jane Ferguson (Australian National University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Child Soldiers S-E Asia

Author: 
Haimanti Roy
Reviewer: 
Rohini Hensman

Hensman on Roy, 'Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65'


Haimanti Roy. Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012. xii + 254 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-808177-7.

Reviewed by Rohini Hensman (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Aftermath of Partition

Author: 
Rana Partap Behal
Reviewer: 
Arnab Dey

Dey on Behal, 'One Hundred Years of Servitude: Political Economy of Tea Plantations in Colonial Assam'


Rana Partap Behal. One Hundred Years of Servitude: Political Economy of Tea Plantations in Colonial Assam. New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2014. xiii + 387 pp. INR 720.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8238143-3.

Reviewed by Arnab Dey (State University of New York at Binghamton)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Who Built the Empire’s Garden? The Assam Plantations and Its Labor World

Recent Threads

New Image Collection: Japan-Taroko (Truku) War, 1914.

Dear H-Asia Community:

The East Asia Image Collection has just added a new set of images to our open-access digital archive of photographs, negatives, picture postcards and rare books related to East Asian history.  The new collection is titled "The Truku-Japanese War Commemorative Postcard Collection."

Here is a direct link to the 102 records in the new collection:

http://digital.lafayette.edu/collections/eastasia/tjwar-postcards/browse

Seeking paper presenter and respondent for AAS 2016: Urbanisms of border crossing and the transformation of planning paradigms

We are looking for one more paper to be added to this session titled--Urbanisms of border crossing and the transformation of planning paradigms--for AAS 2016. We are also looking for a respondent. Please email me with an abstract at vbaweja@ufl.edu if you are interested by August 4, 2015. Deadline: August: 6, 2015.

Thanks,

Vandana Baweja

School of Architecture

University of Florida .

Session--Urbanisms of border crossing and the transformation of planning paradigms.

Call for Papers: Seeking papers for panel on "Sound, Mobility and Urban Space" , (Nov.20-21, 2015, Fudan University, Shanghai)

Call for Papers: Seeking papers for panel on "Sound, Mobility and Urban Space" 
Communication and China·Fudan University Forum 2015 (Nov.20-21, 2015, Fudan University, Shanghai)