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Position, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Religion in Indonesian-Malay world, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54638

Call for Proposals – Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters (I-Core), is seeking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to work on questions of conversion and/or inter-religious encounters in the Indonesian-Malay world under the direction of Professor Ronit Ricci of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Author: 
Ines G. Županov, Angela Barreto Xavier
Reviewer: 
Jorge Canizares

Canizares on Županov and Xavier, 'Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries)'


Ines G. Županov, Angela Barreto Xavier. Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 416 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945267-5.

Reviewed by Jorge Canizares (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Silencing the Past

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

Recent Threads

Position, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Religion in Indonesian-Malay world, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54638

Call for Proposals – Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters (I-Core), is seeking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to work on questions of conversion and/or inter-religious encounters in the Indonesian-Malay world under the direction of Professor Ronit Ricci of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.