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Reviewed for H-War by Jonathan Zartman
   Reuveny, Rafael; Thompson, William R., eds..  _Coping with Terrorism: Origins, Escalatio

PhD Scholarships> Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany invites applications for two PhD scholarships for dissertation projects related to Buddhism.

Deadline for applications: 16 October 2016
Start of scholarship: summer or autumn 2017
Duration of scholarship: 3 or 4 years
Scholarship amount: 1000 € per month + insurance + support for rent + travel lump sums + 460 € per year
Scholarship donor: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Seeking Hosts for New Books in Central Asian Studies

New Books in Central Asian Studies (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/central-asian-studies/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on Central Asia. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of Central Asianists to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

Position, Assistant Professor, South Asia, University of Notre Dame

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53199

University of Notre Dame: College of Arts & Letters: History
Assistant Professor - South Asia

The University of Notre Dame Department of History invites applications for a tenure track position in South Asian history, broadly conceived, and/or the Indian Ocean world. The search will be for a scholar at the assistant professor level, and he or she should have the ability to teach the history of the subcontinent.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Narendra Subramanian
Reviewer: 
Balmurli Natrajan

Natrajan on Subramanian, 'Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India'


Narendra Subramanian. Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8878-6.

Reviewed by Balmurli Natrajan (William Paterson University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Family and Pluralism

Author: 
Ian Talbot
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Talbot, 'A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas'


Ian Talbot. A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-19694-8.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

An Introduction to South Asia

Author: 
Mitra Sharafi
Reviewer: 
Amrita Shodhan

Shodhan on Sharafi, 'Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947'


Mitra Sharafi. Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947. Studies in Legal History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 368 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04797-6.

Reviewed by Amrita Shodhan (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Parsi Legal Culture: A Detailed Ethnography of a Distinctive Tradition

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   Reuveny, Rafael; Thompson, William R., eds..  _Coping with Terrorism: Origins, Escalatio