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New Book: den Boer and Cecil, "Framing Intellectual and Lived Spaces in Early South Asia"

Dear colleagues,

I am happy to announce the publication of a new Open Access book:

Framing Intellectual and Lived Spaces in Early South Asia: Sources and Boundaries
Edited by Lucas den Boer (Leiden University) and Elizabeth A. Cecil
(Florida State University)

[Webinar] "Ruling the Savage Periphery: Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern State" Book Launch with author Benjamin D. Hopkins

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

 

Learn about frontier governance and the making of the modern state in this webinar book launch.

CFP (Virtual Conference): Imitation or Appropriation? Intermediality in Qing Imperial Art and Culture

Call for Papers: Imitation or Appropriation? Intermediality in Qing Imperial Art and Culture

Virtual Conference organised by Research Students from the History of Art and Archaeology Department and hosted by the East Asia Research Seminar (EARS) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK

14-15 May 2021

Submission Deadline: 30 November 2020

A. Kozik, Shaping the West: Jesuit strategies of accommodating European visual culture to the Chinese Context

Centre for the Study of the Reformation (Faculty of „Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw) and Koło Kultury Staropolskiej wish to invite you to a series of online seminars. The meetings are aimed at presenting interdisciplinary Polish research on broadly understood religious studies. Each week the invited experts will discuss their chosen issues:

24 September: Albert Kozik (University of Warsaw) 
Shaping the West: Jesuit strategies of accommodating European visual culture to the Chinese Context

Re: Partha Chatterjee, "A Relativist View of the Indian Nation," Oct 9, 11am - 1pm EST

Dear all,

It was recently pointed out to me that the Zoom link I provided earlier brings up an error message. Please find a corrected link in the re-posted announcement below.

Thank you,
Preetha Mani

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Please join the Department of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL) at Rutgers University for our Fall 2020 Distinguished Lecture event:

Partha Chatterjee, Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies, Columbia University

Friday, October 9, 11 am - 1 pm (EST)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Wayne Patterson
Reviewer: 
Joshua Van Lieu

Van Lieu on Patterson, 'In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888'

Wayne Patterson. In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888. Korea Research Monographs Series. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2012. xii + 193 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55729-100-4

Author: 
Karolina Hutková
Reviewer: 
Monish Borah

Borah on Hutková, 'The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850'

Karolina Hutková. The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2019. xii + 257 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-394-2

Reviewed by Monish Borah (University of California- Irvine) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Supriya Gandhi
Reviewer: 
Ghulam Nadri

Nadri on Gandhi, 'The Emperor Who Never Was: Dara Shukoh in Mughal India'

Supriya Gandhi. The Emperor Who Never Was: Dara Shukoh in Mughal India. Cambridge: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 2020. 352 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98729-6

Reviewed by Ghulam Nadri (Georgia State University) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

New Book: den Boer and Cecil, "Framing Intellectual and Lived Spaces in Early South Asia"

Dear colleagues,

I am happy to announce the publication of a new Open Access book:

Framing Intellectual and Lived Spaces in Early South Asia: Sources and Boundaries
Edited by Lucas den Boer (Leiden University) and Elizabeth A. Cecil
(Florida State University)

[Webinar] "Ruling the Savage Periphery: Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern State" Book Launch with author Benjamin D. Hopkins

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

 

Learn about frontier governance and the making of the modern state in this webinar book launch.