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RISK, REFORM, AND RIVALRY IN THE ASIA PACIFIC TODAY (Graduate Student Workshop Series)

RISK, REFORM, AND RIVALRY IN THE ASIA PACIFIC TODAY

The Center for Asia Pacific Studies at the University of San Francisco is pleased to announce, “Risk, Reform, and Rivalry in the Asia Pacific Today,” a three-part graduate level workshop series on labor migration, labor market reform, and economic rivalry in the Asia Pacific.

NEH Program Officer Available at AAS 2019 in Denver, CO to Discuss Grant Proposals

Are you interested in getting a grant from NEH to support your work? Meet with a program officer at the Association for Asian Studies conference in Denver, CO to discuss your ideas for a grant proposal to the National Endowment for the Humanities.

CFP: Have You Eaten Yet? The History and Culture of Food in East Asia

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce the call for papers for “Have You Eaten Yet? The History and Culture of Food in East Asia,” a conference to be held at the University of San Francisco on Thursday and Friday, October 17-18, 2019.

With this conference, the Center aims to promote research and academic discussion on issues related to the history and culture of food in East Asia (China, Japan, and Korea). Proposed themes include:

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Gyanesh Kudaisya
Reviewer: 
Subho Basu

Basu on Kudaisya, 'A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s'

Gyanesh Kudaisya. A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s. India: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809855-3.

Reviewed by Subho Basu (McGill University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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