Welcome to H-Asia, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. The primary purpose of H-ASIA is to enable historians and other Asia scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching. H-Asia is especially committed to discussing region wide, comparative and professional issues important to scholars of Asia.

 

Recent Posts

H-Net reviews posted to the web 23 Feb 2015 - 02 Mar 2015 (Asia-related)

Selected from: H-Net Reviews <hbooks@mail.h-net.msu.edu>

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Franz A. Metcalf
   Wilson, Jeff.  _Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation of
   Buddhist Meditation and American Culture_.  Oxford: Oxford
   University Press, 2014.  287 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-0-19-982781-7.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=42265
 

2016 MLA CFP "Translation as Method in East Asia"--Deadline Extended (Mar. 15)

 

Collaborative East Aian Lit Panel (non-guaranteed):

Translation as Method in East Asia

Papers engaging translation to approach literary and socio-cultural phenomena in East Asia. 300-word abstract and CV by March 15, 2015; Heekyoung Cho (hchohcho@uw.edu)

Latest edition of Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology now available online

 

The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology

Issue 16/2   April 2015

http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtap20/current#

 

Special Issue: Paradise Contested: Culture, Politics and Changing Land and Water Use in Bali

 

INTRODUCTION

Paradise Contested: Culture, Politics and Changing Land and Water Use in Bali

Rachel P. Lorenzen & Dik Roth

 

Original Articles

Early Bird Registration ASCJ

Early Bird Registration is now open for the Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) to be held on June 20-21 at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan. It will remain open until April 20. Please go to the ASCJ webpage (http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~ascj/index.html) for instructions on how to register. Accepted panelists are required to register by April 20 to be included in the program.

Please address any questions to me at <ascj20xx@gmail.com>. 

 

CFP Interrogating the In-between: UNSW Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Interrogating the In-between: UNSW Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference 2015

School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of New South Wales, Sydney

Friday June 12th 2015

 

Seminar Announcement (and CFP): One-Day Seminar on Marquez and Literatures from India by Department of Comparative Literature (3/35/15, University of Hyderabad)

For full details, see H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220679

One-Day Seminar on Marquez and Literatures from India by Department of Comparative Literature

Location: India
Call for Papers Date: 2015-03-02 (in 2 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-02-24
Announcement ID: 220679

Marquez and Literatures from India on 25th March [Wed], 2015                  

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Sunila S. Kale
Reviewer: 
Sudha Mahalingam

Mahalingam on Kale, 'Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development'


Sunila S. Kale. Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8796-3.

Reviewed by Sudha Mahalingam (Member, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India Retd.)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Electricity Policy in India

Author: 
Ananya Vajpeyi
Reviewer: 
Dilip Menon

Menon on Vajpeyi, 'Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India'


Ananya Vajpeyi. Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04895-9.

Reviewed by Dilip Menon (University of Witwatersrand)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Sugawara no Takasue no Musume
Reviewer: 
Linda Chance

Chance on Sugawara no Takasue no Musume, 'The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan'


Sugawara no Takasue no Musume. The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan. Translated, with an introduction, by Sonja Arntzen and Ito Moriyuki. Translations from the Asian Classics Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Illustrations, maps. 322 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16718-5; $39.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53745-2.

Recent Threads

H-Net reviews posted to the web 23 Feb 2015 - 02 Mar 2015 (Asia-related)

Selected from: H-Net Reviews <hbooks@mail.h-net.msu.edu>

Reviewed for H-Buddhism by Franz A. Metcalf
   Wilson, Jeff.  _Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation of
   Buddhist Meditation and American Culture_.  Oxford: Oxford
   University Press, 2014.  287 pp.  $30.00, ISBN 978-0-19-982781-7.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=42265
 

2016 MLA CFP "Translation as Method in East Asia"--Deadline Extended (Mar. 15)

 

Collaborative East Aian Lit Panel (non-guaranteed):

Translation as Method in East Asia

Papers engaging translation to approach literary and socio-cultural phenomena in East Asia. 300-word abstract and CV by March 15, 2015; Heekyoung Cho (hchohcho@uw.edu)

Latest edition of Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology now available online

 

The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology

Issue 16/2   April 2015

http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtap20/current#

 

Special Issue: Paradise Contested: Culture, Politics and Changing Land and Water Use in Bali

 

INTRODUCTION

Paradise Contested: Culture, Politics and Changing Land and Water Use in Bali

Rachel P. Lorenzen & Dik Roth

 

Original Articles