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CFP Western Indian Ocean Studies Workshop (Miami, USA), Nov 2015

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN STUDIES WORKSHOP
Call for Papers

Conveners: Iqbal Akhtar and Steven Vose, School of International and Public Affairs at FIU

Venue: Florida International University, Miami, Florida (USA) Date: 12-13 November 2015

Co-sponsors: Florida International University, Le Centre d'Études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud (CNRS), and the American Institute for Pakistan Studies.

Position, Global Search for Professor (open-rank) of of Chinese & Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50824

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies

Global Search for Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Hong Kong
Position:   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor

Position, Adjunct Instructor- Masters in Asia Pacific Studies Program, University of San Francisco

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50818

University of San Francisco, Adjunct Instructor- Masters in Asia Pacific Studies Program

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   California, United States
Position:  Adjunct Instructor

Job Summary: The Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS), a unique interdisciplinary program at the University of San Francisco, seeks an adjunct instructor for Fall 2015.

Position, Head of Department of Asian & International Studies, City University of Hong Kong

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50814

City University of Hong Kong, Head of Department of Asian and International Studies

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Hong Kong
Position:   Other Professional

Worldwide Search for Talent

Summer School: Thinking, Understanding, Interpreting China (17th-18th Century) Switzerland, Geneva, June 18-26, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

For your information, please find in the weblink below information about the Geneva Summer School of Criticism 2015, organized by my colleague Prof. Martin Rueff in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

http://www.genevasummerschools.ch/courses-2015/thinking-understanding-interpreting-china-x...

Author: 
Patrick Olivelle, trans.
Reviewer: 
Richard Davis

Davis on Olivelle, 'King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra'


Patrick Olivelle, trans. King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xxvii + 753 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-989182-5.

Reviewed by Richard Davis (Bard College)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Ancient Indian Political Thought

CFP DEADLINE 1 May 2015: Indigenous mediascapes in Indonesia, EUROSEAS 2015

Dear colleagues and friends,

As the deadline is fastly approaching, I would like to resend a Call for Papers for a panel I am organizing for the next EUROSEAS conference in Vienna in 2015. It would be great if some of you had an interest to attend and present a paper.

For more general information on the conference, please see: http://euroseas.org/content/conference

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Author: 
Patrick Olivelle, trans.
Reviewer: 
Richard Davis

Davis on Olivelle, 'King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra'


Patrick Olivelle, trans. King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xxvii + 753 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-989182-5.

Reviewed by Richard Davis (Bard College)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Ancient Indian Political Thought

Author: 
Devika Chawla
Reviewer: 
Nishat Zaidi

Zaidi on Chawla, 'Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition'


Devika Chawla. Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-5643-3; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-5644-0.

Reviewed by Nishat Zaidi (Jamia Millia Islamia University)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Oral Histories of Partition

Author: 
Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger
Reviewer: 
Anne Feldhaus

Feldhaus on Flueckiger, 'When the World Becomes Female: Guises of a South Indian Goddess'


Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger. When the World Becomes Female: Guises of a South Indian Goddess. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. xvi + 314 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-00956-2.

Reviewed by Anne Feldhaus (Arizona State University)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Playing with Gender in South India

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CFP Western Indian Ocean Studies Workshop (Miami, USA), Nov 2015

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN STUDIES WORKSHOP
Call for Papers

Conveners: Iqbal Akhtar and Steven Vose, School of International and Public Affairs at FIU

Venue: Florida International University, Miami, Florida (USA) Date: 12-13 November 2015

Co-sponsors: Florida International University, Le Centre d'Études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud (CNRS), and the American Institute for Pakistan Studies.

Position, Global Search for Professor (open-rank) of of Chinese & Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50824

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies

Global Search for Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Hong Kong
Position:   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor

Position, Adjunct Instructor- Masters in Asia Pacific Studies Program, University of San Francisco

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50818

University of San Francisco, Adjunct Instructor- Masters in Asia Pacific Studies Program

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   California, United States
Position:  Adjunct Instructor

Job Summary: The Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS), a unique interdisciplinary program at the University of San Francisco, seeks an adjunct instructor for Fall 2015.

Position, Head of Department of Asian & International Studies, City University of Hong Kong

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50814

City University of Hong Kong, Head of Department of Asian and International Studies

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Hong Kong
Position:   Other Professional

Worldwide Search for Talent