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Recent Posts

TOC: Journal of Asian Studies: Volume 74, Issue 2

Latest issue of the Journal of Asian Studies online at http://journals.cambridge.org/jas

Research Articles

China in Africa, Viewed from Brazil
Adriana Erthal Abdenur

“Civil Religion” and Confucianism: Japan's Past, China's Present, and the Current Boom in Scholarship on Confucianism
Kiri Paramore

The War of Translation: Colonial Education, American English, and Tagalog Slang in the Philippines
Vicente L. Rafael

Summer School on “Politics, Development and Social Change in Contemporary India”.

I would be grateful if you could circulate this announcement of a Summer School on Politics, Development and Social Change in Contemporary India, that will be held at the University of Turin, between 29 June and 3 July, and host lecures and seminars by prominent scholars, such as Jan Breman, Jayati Ghosh and C.P. Chandrasekhar. Registration are open!

Best regards,

Tommaso Bobbio

Position, Professor of History of Exact Sciences (Asia preferred), ETH Zürich

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50950

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Switzerland
Position:   Full Professor

The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences at ETH Zurich (www.gess.ethz.ch) invites applications for the above-mentioned professorship.

TOC: now online: Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs Vol 34, No 1 (2015)

Content Alert: Vol. 34, Issue 1/2015, Open Access

Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs Vol 34, No 1 (2015)

www.CurrentSoutheastAsianAffairs.org

Current Challenges in Southeast Asia


Thailand after the coup, geothermal energy in Indonesia, and academic policy in Malaysia – the new Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs focuses once again on societal developments in Southeast Asia.

 

Research Articles

Jonathan T. Yeh Award for Student Scholarship in Asian and Asian American Folklore -- Deadline Extended

 
Jonathan T. Yeh Award for Student Scholarship
 
Deadline Extended to June 15, 2015
 
The Transnational Asia/Pacific Section of the American Folklore Society is proud to present the Jonathan T.

Pages

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

TOC: Journal of Asian Studies: Volume 74, Issue 2

Latest issue of the Journal of Asian Studies online at http://journals.cambridge.org/jas

Research Articles

China in Africa, Viewed from Brazil
Adriana Erthal Abdenur

“Civil Religion” and Confucianism: Japan's Past, China's Present, and the Current Boom in Scholarship on Confucianism
Kiri Paramore

The War of Translation: Colonial Education, American English, and Tagalog Slang in the Philippines
Vicente L. Rafael

Summer School on “Politics, Development and Social Change in Contemporary India”.

I would be grateful if you could circulate this announcement of a Summer School on Politics, Development and Social Change in Contemporary India, that will be held at the University of Turin, between 29 June and 3 July, and host lecures and seminars by prominent scholars, such as Jan Breman, Jayati Ghosh and C.P. Chandrasekhar. Registration are open!

Best regards,

Tommaso Bobbio

Position, Professor of History of Exact Sciences (Asia preferred), ETH Zürich

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50950

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Switzerland
Position:   Full Professor

The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences at ETH Zurich (www.gess.ethz.ch) invites applications for the above-mentioned professorship.