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Recent Posts

Drastic Cuts to the School of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia (UWA)

Apologies for cross-postings

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to bring to your attention a Proposal that will make drastic, deep and controversial cuts to the School of Social Sciences at UWA. Friends of the university have created a website (www.savesocialsciencesuwa.net) to raise awareness about the proposal, its consequences and its significant problems. There is a petition to oppose the proposal, details of which are on the site.

Bodies in Crises - CfP AAS conference, Honolulu 2022

Dear H-Asia Subscribers,

Please find a CfP for the forthcoming AAS conference.

Best wishes,

Beata

 

Panel proposal for the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference

March 24-27, 2022, Honolulu, Hawai’i

Convenor: Beata Świtek, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen

 

Bodies in Crises. Imagining the otherwise in Asia

TOC> Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 48/1

Dear H-Asia subscribers,

I would like to announce the publication of the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 48/1. All articles are downloadable free of charge from our website or the archive of journal entries on the website of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture. I have pasted the table of contents below for your reference.

Sincerely,

Matthew McMullen

Book Reviews: Highlighting Recent Asian-Language Scholarship

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship, published by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, highlights recent books published in Asian languages, relating to the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on Asian culture. Browse the reviews on our website (searchable by region and field), including the following titles:

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Radhika Singha
Reviewer: 
Arunima Datta

Datta on Singha, 'The Coolie's Great War: Indian Labor in a Global Conflict, 1914-1921'

Radhika Singha. The Coolie's Great War: Indian Labor in a Global Conflict, 1914-1921. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 256 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-752558-6

Reviewed by Arunima Datta (Idaho State University) Published on H-Asia (June, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Shih-Diing Liu
Reviewer: 
Ian Rowen

Rowen on Liu, 'The Politics of People: Protest Cultures in China'

Shih-Diing Liu. The Politics of People: Protest Cultures in China. SUNY Series in Global Modernity. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2019. Illustrations. 248 pp. $32.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4384-7622-3; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7621-6.

Reviewed by Ian Rowen (Nanyang Technological University) Published on H-Asia (June, 2021) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Amit Das Gupta
Reviewer: 
Sumit Ganguly

Ganguly on Das Gupta, 'The Indian Civil Service and Indian Foreign Policy, 1923–1961'

Amit Das Gupta. The Indian Civil Service and Indian Foreign Policy, 1923–1961. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2021. xvi + 314 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-06424-9.

Reviewed by Sumit Ganguly (Indiana University) Published on H-Asia (June, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56532

Recent Threads

Drastic Cuts to the School of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia (UWA)

Apologies for cross-postings

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to bring to your attention a Proposal that will make drastic, deep and controversial cuts to the School of Social Sciences at UWA. Friends of the university have created a website (www.savesocialsciencesuwa.net) to raise awareness about the proposal, its consequences and its significant problems. There is a petition to oppose the proposal, details of which are on the site.

Bodies in Crises - CfP AAS conference, Honolulu 2022

Dear H-Asia Subscribers,

Please find a CfP for the forthcoming AAS conference.

Best wishes,

Beata

 

Panel proposal for the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference

March 24-27, 2022, Honolulu, Hawai’i

Convenor: Beata Świtek, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen

 

Bodies in Crises. Imagining the otherwise in Asia

TOC> Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 48/1

Dear H-Asia subscribers,

I would like to announce the publication of the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 48/1. All articles are downloadable free of charge from our website or the archive of journal entries on the website of the Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture. I have pasted the table of contents below for your reference.

Sincerely,

Matthew McMullen