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call for participants: Xinjiang genocide panel at "Frontiers in Prevention, III" - deadline: Dec. 15 


Dear all China/Central Asia specialists, scholars and others - I'm looking for participants and co-organizers to join me for a panel to be proposed, on the origins of China's Xinjiang genocide/mass atrocities, and on the world's failure to prevent it, for the "Frontiers in Prevention" 3rd conference, organized by the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP), Binghamton University, April 17-18, 2020.

Deadline Dec. 15, 2019.

TOC Asian Cinema, Vol 30, Issue 2 (2019)

Intellect is delighted to announce that Asian Cinema 30.2 is now available! Special Issue: ‘Asian Ecocinema’. For more information about the Special Issue and journal, visit www.intellectbooks.com/asian-cinema

 

Issue 30.2

 

Editorial

 

Special issue introduction: Why Asian ecocinema? 

WINNIE L. M. YEE 

 

Articles

 

Nuclear disasters and invisible spectacles 

MITSUHIRO YOSHIMOTO

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 11 November - 18 November

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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 November 2019 to 18 November 2019.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.org or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

TOC Studies in South Asian Film & Media, Vol 10, Issue 1 (2019)

Intellect is pleased to announce that Studies in South Asian Film & Media 10.1 is now available! Special Issue: ‘Film Festivals’. For more information about the special issue and journal, click here >> https://www.intellectbooks.com/studies-in-south-asian-film-media

 

Issue 10.1

 

Editorial

Monia Acciari and Hrishikesh Ingle 

 

Articles

 

The rise of experimental film festivals in India 

Gauri Nori

Pages

Subscribe to H-Asia: Reviews

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Beng Yeong Ng
Reviewer: 
Claire Edington

Edington on Ng, 'Till The Break of Day: A History of Mental Health Services in Singapore, 1841-1993'

Beng Yeong Ng. Till The Break of Day: A History of Mental Health Services in Singapore, 1841-1993. Second Edition. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2017. 340 pp. $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-981-4722-40-7.

Reviewed by Claire Edington (University of California San Diego) Published on H-Asia (November, 2019) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Milinda Banerjee
Reviewer: 
Kate Imy

Imy on Banerjee, 'The Mortal God: Imagining the Sovereign in Colonial India'

Milinda Banerjee. The Mortal God: Imagining the Sovereign in Colonial India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xviii + 435 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-16656-1.

Reviewed by Kate Imy (University of North Texas) Published on H-Asia (October, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Klaus Mühlhahn
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Mühlhahn, 'Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping'

Klaus Mühlhahn. Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping. Cambridge: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 2019. xiii + 717 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73735-8.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Published on H-Asia (October, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

call for participants: Xinjiang genocide panel at "Frontiers in Prevention, III" - deadline: Dec. 15 


Dear all China/Central Asia specialists, scholars and others - I'm looking for participants and co-organizers to join me for a panel to be proposed, on the origins of China's Xinjiang genocide/mass atrocities, and on the world's failure to prevent it, for the "Frontiers in Prevention" 3rd conference, organized by the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP), Binghamton University, April 17-18, 2020.

Deadline Dec. 15, 2019.

TOC Asian Cinema, Vol 30, Issue 2 (2019)

Intellect is delighted to announce that Asian Cinema 30.2 is now available! Special Issue: ‘Asian Ecocinema’. For more information about the Special Issue and journal, visit www.intellectbooks.com/asian-cinema

 

Issue 30.2

 

Editorial

 

Special issue introduction: Why Asian ecocinema? 

WINNIE L. M. YEE 

 

Articles

 

Nuclear disasters and invisible spectacles 

MITSUHIRO YOSHIMOTO