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Recent Posts

(Online talk) Democracy, Civil Society, and Infrastructural Power: How Construction Workers in Beijing and Delhi fight against Precarity by Dr. Irene Pang

Univeristy of California, Davis East Asian Studies coridally invites you to this Zoom talk on comparative research on Chinese and Indian labor.

Time: 21 February 2023 (Tuesday) from 4:10 to 5:30 pm PST

Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/9328529016

Feb 9th: Dr Mrinalini Venkateswaran (Royal Holloway) On Partition, Museums And Identity In Independent India

The Royal Asiatic Society invites you to join us at 6.30pm on Thursday February 9th for a talk by Dr Mrinalini Venkateswaran (Royal Holloway) entitled Partition, Museums and Identity in Independent India.

Call for Applications: Virtual Title VIII Funding, Open Research Laboratory at Illinois

Call for Applications

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce that they will continue to accept applications for Virtual Title VIII Associates to participate in the Spring 2023 Open Research Laboratory (ORL) on a rolling basis through April 5, 2023 or until all awards are made.

Reminder: [Online talk next week] How to Produce Learning: Some Preliminary Thoughts on Neo-Confucian Knowledge Culture (1200-1700) by Dr. Lianbin Dai

The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library of the University of Toronto would cordially invite you to attend the following virtual talk on Neo-Confucian learning with Dr. Lianbin Dai from the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Victoria, and moderator Professor Nathan Vedal of the Department of East Asian Studies. The event will take place over ZOOM, so please RSVP to get the event link. 

 

[New book] Base Towns

Dear colleagues,

I would like to announce the publication of my book, titled "Base Towns: Local Contestation of the U.S. Military in Korea and Japan."

Chapter breakdown:
Chapter 1: Introduction: U.S. Military Base Towns in Korea and Japan
Chapter 2: Explaining Protest (De)mobilization
Chapter 3: Bases in Motion
Chapter 4: Framing Bases
Chapter 5: Governing Bases
Chapter 6: Conclusion: Local Voices in Contentious Base Politics

Pages

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Daniel Barish
Reviewer: 
Emily Mokros

Mokros on Barish, 'Learning to Rule: Court Education and the Remaking of the Qing State, 1861–1912'

Daniel Barish. Learning to Rule: Court Education and the Remaking of the Qing State, 1861–1912. Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2022. xiii + 257 pp.

Author: 
Stan BH. Minh Tan-Tangbau
Reviewer: 
Francis R. Bradley

Bradley on Tan-Tangbau, 'Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam: Quyền Văn Minh and Jazz in Hà Nội'

Stan BH. Minh Tan-Tangbau. Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam: Quyền Văn Minh and Jazz in Hà Nội. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2021. 320 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4968-3633-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4968-3634-2

Author: 
Pratyay Nath
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Nath, 'Climate of Conquest: War, Environment, and Empire in Mughal North India'

Pratyay Nath. Climate of Conquest: War, Environment, and Empire in Mughal North India. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2019. xli + 325 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-949555-9.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Princeton University) Published on H-Asia (October, 2022) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

(Online talk) Democracy, Civil Society, and Infrastructural Power: How Construction Workers in Beijing and Delhi fight against Precarity by Dr. Irene Pang

Univeristy of California, Davis East Asian Studies coridally invites you to this Zoom talk on comparative research on Chinese and Indian labor.

Time: 21 February 2023 (Tuesday) from 4:10 to 5:30 pm PST

Zoom link: https://ucdavis.zoom.us/j/9328529016

Feb 9th: Dr Mrinalini Venkateswaran (Royal Holloway) On Partition, Museums And Identity In Independent India

The Royal Asiatic Society invites you to join us at 6.30pm on Thursday February 9th for a talk by Dr Mrinalini Venkateswaran (Royal Holloway) entitled Partition, Museums and Identity in Independent India.

Call for Applications: Virtual Title VIII Funding, Open Research Laboratory at Illinois

Call for Applications

The Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center and the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce that they will continue to accept applications for Virtual Title VIII Associates to participate in the Spring 2023 Open Research Laboratory (ORL) on a rolling basis through April 5, 2023 or until all awards are made.