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Position, University of Southern California, USC Libraries Japanese Studies Librarian

From H-Net Job Guide https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50623

University of Southern California, USC Libraries
Japanese Studies Librarian

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   California, United States
Position:   Librarian

Announcement: Symposium on "The Politics of Satire: Representation and Reaction in France, Japan and the United States" (3/4/15, Japan)

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220506

The Politics of Satire: Representation and Reaction in France, Japan and the United States

Location: Japan
Symposium Date: 2015-03-04 (in 7 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-02-18
Announcement ID: 220506

* Please note that this event starts at 7:00 PM, 30 mins earlier than regular ICAS events.

CFP (Conference): "The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures & Histories" (3/25-26 2015)

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220667

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories

Location: India
Conference Date: 2015-03-25 (in 28 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-02-23
Announcement ID: 220667

Department of English, University of Delhi, India

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories (25-26 March 2015)

Call for Papers

CFP (Conference): 2015 Asia-Pacific Conference on Business & Social Science (Thailand)

For full details, see H-Net Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220507

2015 The 3rd Asia -Pacific Conference on Business & Social Science (APCBSS 2015)

Location: Thailand
Conference Date: 2015-11-18
Date Submitted: 2015-02-18
Announcement ID: 220507

Announcement: Asian Conference on Teacher Education (Kazakhstan)

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220628

Asian Conference on Teacher Education

Location: Kazakhstan
Conference Date: 2015-05-28
Date Submitted: 2015-02-22
Announcement ID: 220628

We would like to invite you to the “Asian Conference on Teacher Education” which will take place on 28-30 May 2015 in Kazakhstan, Almaty.

CFP: Approaches to South Asian History | a special collection in Open Library of Humanities (deadline: Aug. 31)

Open Library of Humanities, a new open-access journal, invites articles on South Asian history (1) that synthesize findings from more geographically or temporally restricted studies to offer a picture of large-scale processes, or (2) that offer an example of collaborative research toward the same end. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP Journal of Current Chinese Affairs on "Assessing the Administration of President Ma Ying-jeou"

The Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, in cooperation with the European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan (CCKF-ERCCT), is inviting contributions for a new Taiwan edition on the topic:

Assessing the Administration of President Ma Ying-jeou

guest edited by Sabrina Habich & Stefan Fleischauer (ERCCT Tübingen)

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Sunila S. Kale
Reviewer: 
Sudha Mahalingam

Mahalingam on Kale, 'Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development'


Sunila S. Kale. Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8796-3.

Reviewed by Sudha Mahalingam (Member, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India Retd.)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Electricity Policy in India

Author: 
Ananya Vajpeyi
Reviewer: 
Dilip Menon

Menon on Vajpeyi, 'Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India'


Ananya Vajpeyi. Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04895-9.

Reviewed by Dilip Menon (University of Witwatersrand)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Sugawara no Takasue no Musume
Reviewer: 
Linda Chance

Chance on Sugawara no Takasue no Musume, 'The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan'


Sugawara no Takasue no Musume. The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan. Translated, with an introduction, by Sonja Arntzen and Ito Moriyuki. Translations from the Asian Classics Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Illustrations, maps. 322 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16718-5; $39.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53745-2.

Recent Threads

Position, University of Southern California, USC Libraries Japanese Studies Librarian

From H-Net Job Guide https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50623

University of Southern California, USC Libraries
Japanese Studies Librarian

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   California, United States
Position:   Librarian

Announcement: Symposium on "The Politics of Satire: Representation and Reaction in France, Japan and the United States" (3/4/15, Japan)

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220506

The Politics of Satire: Representation and Reaction in France, Japan and the United States

Location: Japan
Symposium Date: 2015-03-04 (in 7 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-02-18
Announcement ID: 220506

* Please note that this event starts at 7:00 PM, 30 mins earlier than regular ICAS events.

CFP (Conference): "The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures & Histories" (3/25-26 2015)

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220667

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories

Location: India
Conference Date: 2015-03-25 (in 28 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-02-23
Announcement ID: 220667

Department of English, University of Delhi, India

The Indian Vernacular: Languages, Literatures and Histories (25-26 March 2015)

Call for Papers