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Position, Assistant Professor (TT) in Chinese History, Towson University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57659

Position: 
The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in Chinese History, in the Department of History beginning August 2019.

Qualifications: 

Seeking information about Johanna Margarete Menzel Meskill

Dear H-Asia Community,

An esteemed academic publisher in Taiwan asked me the whereabouts of Johanna Margarete Menzel Meskill, who wrote the classic study _A Chinese Pioneer Family: The Lins of Wu-feng_. If you can help, please contact me offline. thanks! 

Paul D. Barclay

Professor of History

Lafayette College

barclayp@lafayette.edu

ANN: Temple ICAS Lecture on 'After the Midterm Elections - US Politics/Society and Japan', November 14, 2018

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Temple ICAS Lecture on 'After the Midterm Elections - US Politics/Society and Japan'
Date:Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time:7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall, 1F Parliament
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)

CFP: Re:Locations - Journal of the Asia-Pacific World

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Hosted by the Asian Institute at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global AffairsRe:locations seeks to bridge disciplinary and geographical divides to foster dialogue among a wide range of scholars interested in Asia and the Pacific.

CFP: The Nature of Health, the Health of Nature: Perspectives from History and the Humanities

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Conference - Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
30.05.2019 – 01.06.2018
 
Location: Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
 
Sponsors: Center for Ecological History, Renmin University of China, and the Rachel

CFP: Mehrsprachige Literaturen / Multilingual Literatures, Interdisciplinary Conference

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Multilingual Literatures. Interdisciplinary Conference

Keynotes Speakers

Professor Doris Sommer (Harvard); Professor Carl Tighe (Derby); Professor Daniel Williams (Swansea)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Phuong Tran Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sam Vong

Vong on Nguyen, 'Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon'

Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 236 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08288-7.

Reviewed by Sam Vong (University of Texas at Austin, Department of History) Published on H-Asia (September, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Kesavan Veluthat
Reviewer: 
Donald Davis

Davis on Veluthat, 'Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History'

Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52450

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. New Delhi: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-933552-4-4.

Reviewed by Vinita Damodaran (University of Sussex) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50474

Recent Threads

Position, Assistant Professor (TT) in Chinese History, Towson University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57659

Position: 
The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in Chinese History, in the Department of History beginning August 2019.

Qualifications: 

Seeking information about Johanna Margarete Menzel Meskill

Dear H-Asia Community,

An esteemed academic publisher in Taiwan asked me the whereabouts of Johanna Margarete Menzel Meskill, who wrote the classic study _A Chinese Pioneer Family: The Lins of Wu-feng_. If you can help, please contact me offline. thanks! 

Paul D. Barclay

Professor of History

Lafayette College

barclayp@lafayette.edu

ANN: Temple ICAS Lecture on 'After the Midterm Elections - US Politics/Society and Japan', November 14, 2018

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Temple ICAS Lecture on 'After the Midterm Elections - US Politics/Society and Japan'
Date:Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time:7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall, 1F Parliament
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)