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Recent Posts

Position, Kiriyama Fellow, University of San Francisco

For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53086

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce the call for applicants for the Kiriyama Fellowship (AY 2016-2017), a 9-month fellowship appointment (Sept. 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017) with a salary of $44,000 plus benefits.

Website: http://apptrkr.com/833368
Posting Date: 06/25/2016
Closing Date 09/22/2016

Seeking input on a revised edition of Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization

I am working this summer on a revised edition of my 2010 classroom text Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization, published as part of the Association for Asian Studies’ Key Issues in Asian Studies series http://www.asian-studies.org/Publications/KIAS.  As I plan the changes, I am eager to have input from instructors who have used the booklet in classes, from students who have been assigned the booklet, and from anyone who has considered the booklet for their te

Call for research participants - non-Chinese academics working in mainland China

Foreign academics working in mainland Chinese universities: Documenting and sharing teaching, learning and research experiences

As China continues to internationalise its tertiary sector, increasing numbers of non-Chinese academics are working in universities in the mainland. At the same time, increasing numbers of Chinese students are traveling abroad to study. This research project aims to document the experiences of foreign academics teaching and researching in China, whether in a local institution, a joint program or an offshore campus.

Member’s Publication

I am pleased to announce the publication of The Spirit of Korean Law: Korean Legal History in Context from Brill Nijhoff.

  

Marie Seong-Hak Kim (ed.)
The Spirit of Korean Law: Korean Legal History in Context
Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2016

ISBN13: 9789004290778

E-ISBN: 9789004306011
 

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Catherine Pickett
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Pickett, 'Bibliography of the East India Company: Contemporary Printed Sources, 1786-1858'


Catherine Pickett. Bibliography of the East India Company: Contemporary Printed Sources, 1786-1858. Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues Series. London: British Library Publishing, 2015. 400 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7123-5778-4.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Jiang Wu
Reviewer: 
Stefania Travagnin

Travagnin on Wu, 'Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia'


Jiang Wu. Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiv + 355 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-939313-8.

Reviewed by Stefania Travagnin (University of Groningen)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Recent Threads

Position, Kiriyama Fellow, University of San Francisco

For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53086

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce the call for applicants for the Kiriyama Fellowship (AY 2016-2017), a 9-month fellowship appointment (Sept. 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017) with a salary of $44,000 plus benefits.

Website: http://apptrkr.com/833368
Posting Date: 06/25/2016
Closing Date 09/22/2016

Seeking input on a revised edition of Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization

I am working this summer on a revised edition of my 2010 classroom text Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization, published as part of the Association for Asian Studies’ Key Issues in Asian Studies series http://www.asian-studies.org/Publications/KIAS.  As I plan the changes, I am eager to have input from instructors who have used the booklet in classes, from students who have been assigned the booklet, and from anyone who has considered the booklet for their te

Call for research participants - non-Chinese academics working in mainland China

Foreign academics working in mainland Chinese universities: Documenting and sharing teaching, learning and research experiences

As China continues to internationalise its tertiary sector, increasing numbers of non-Chinese academics are working in universities in the mainland. At the same time, increasing numbers of Chinese students are traveling abroad to study. This research project aims to document the experiences of foreign academics teaching and researching in China, whether in a local institution, a joint program or an offshore campus.