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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.

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reminder: summer school colloquial tibetan

Dear colleagues,

(with apologies for cross-posting)

This is just a short reminder about the approaching deadline for sending applications to the following language course, organized by the Chair of Buddhist Studies (Prof. Dr. Birgit Kellner), Cluster of Excellence “Asia & Europe in a Global Context, Heidelberg University.”

Summer School Colloquial Tibetan

With Jonathan Samuels (Sherab Gyatso) & Lobsang Chodak

August 04-27, 2014

All-day intensive course, introducing students to the Central Tibetan dialect

Textbook: Colloquial Tibetan (by Jonathan Samuels, Routledge Colloquial Series)

Course fee: 450 EUR

Accommodation (on request): 250 EUR

Application deadline: May 15, 2014

Member's Publication

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the publication of the following volume:


Children, Rights and Modernity in China: Raising Self-Governing Citizens, by Orna Naftali, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014 ISBN: 9781137346582


Here is a description of the book:


Job: Alliance for Global Education, Xi'an Residence Director

Alliance for Global Education

Xi’an Resident Director

Institution Type:    Nonprofit
Location:    China
Position:    Director

Location:        Xi’an, China
Start date:       July 2014
Reports to:      Director for China Programs


About the Alliance:

Job: Visiting Instructor, World history (including Asia), Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College, History

Visiting Instructor, World History, Islamic World including Africa or Asia)

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

Full-time Visiting Instructor - History Dept.
Fort Lewis College - Durango, Colorado
Summary:     The History Department invites applications for a full-time temporary Visiting Instructor starting in Mid-August 2014.   This position is for one academic year with a possibility for renewal for additional years depending on funding and performance.   

Minimum Requirements:

    A.B.D. in History with a focus on the Islamic World including Africa or Asia
    Ability to teach the World Civilization survey courses.