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Lecture>James Robson at Emmanuel College (Toronto), March 16, Thursday

It is my great pleasure to announce a public lecture by Professor James Robson (James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University) at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. This lecture will be delivered in a way to accommodate both English and Chinese speakers. Admission is free but space is limited and RSVP is required. Please RSVP by clicking the following link:

https://goo.gl/forms/5cyDu8IqrJFQcGCh2

Position, Tenure Track faculty in Contemporary China, East Asian Language and Culture, Columbia University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54595

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Contemporary China with a disciplinary basis in social sciences, particularly anthropology, sociology, human geography, and urban studies. The appointment is open rank. The position will begin July 1, 2018. Candidates with a comparative East Asia focus or global orientation will be preferred.

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Author: 
Cynthia Talbot
Reviewer: 
Audrey Truschke

Truschke on Talbot, 'The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200-2000'


Cynthia Talbot. The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 325 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-11856-0.

Reviewed by Audrey Truschke (Rutgers University - Newark)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Kumkum Roy
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Roy, 'Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time'


Kumkum Roy. Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time. Darmstadt: Primus Books GmbH, 2015. 419 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8408233-8.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Columbia University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Historicizing Households, in Memory of Nandita Sahai

Author: 
Yasmin Khan
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Khan, 'India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War'


Yasmin Khan. India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 432 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-975349-9.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

A Social History of War

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