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International Workshop

Shadow Silk Road: Non-state Flow of Commodity, Capital, and People across Asia and Eurasia

25 – 26 May 2017, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong

Position, Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian Art, Vanderbilt University

For more information, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54228

The Department of History of Art at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian Art (non-tenure-track, 3-year appointment) beginning in the 2017 fall semester.

Position, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Asian Borderlands, Aarhus University

For more information, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54233

The Department of Anthropology, School of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. The appointment begins on 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Coralynn V. Davis
Reviewer: 
Jessica V. Birkenholtz

Birkenholtz on Davis, 'Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border'


Coralynn V. Davis. Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 272 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03842-6.

Reviewed by Jessica V. Birkenholtz (University of Illinois)
Published on H-Asia (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Maithili Stories

Author: 
Thomas Fingar, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sumit Ganguly

Ganguly on Fingar, 'The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform'


Thomas Fingar, ed. The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9763-4.

Reviewed by Sumit Ganguly (Indiana University)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Felicia Gottman
Reviewer: 
Amar Farooqui

Farooqui on Gottman, 'Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism: Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760'


Felicia Gottman. Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism: Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760. Europe's Asian Centuries Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 288 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-44487-5.

Reviewed by Amar Farooqui (University of Delhi)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

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