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Welcome to H-Asia, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. The primary purpose of H-ASIA is to enable historians and other Asia scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching. H-Asia is especially committed to discussing region wide, comparative and professional issues important to scholars of Asia.

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Position, Lecturer in Japanese, U. of Chicago

University of Chicago, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Institution Type:    College / University
Location:    Illinois, United States
Position:    Lecturer

Conference: Communism and Hunger Conference - Stipend for Grad Students/Early Career Scholars

Communism and Hunger Conference: The Soviet, Kazakh, Ukrainian and Chinese Famines in Comparative Perspective

*NOTE stipend availability for grad students/early career scholars

University of Toronto, September 26–27, 2014

Research on the great political famines of the twentieth century has made significant progress, thanks to increased access to formerly closed archives and the collective efforts of the international scholarly community. We now have a more or less accurate picture of the causes, dynamics, demographic impact and consequences of the pan-Soviet famine of 1931–1933, the Ukrainian Holodomor, the Kazakh great hunger and the terrible famine in China produced by the Great Leap Forward in 1959–1961.

CFP Everyday Keywords in India, Australian National University, 21-22 July 2014

Everyday Keywords in India: A Workshop on Contemporary Terms in Indian English and their Social and Political Context

Venue: The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Date: 21st and 22nd July, 2014
Organised by the South Asia Research Institute (SARI: https://sari.anu.edu.au)

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