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High Time Jewish Studies Got Introduced in Indian Academia

You are invited to read an article titled "High Time Jewish Studies Got Introduced in Indian Academia" that I published in the magazine Swarajya on June 23, 2017. It draws attention to the need for Jewish Studies as an academic discipline in Indian academia, how it can be introduced and why it is a good time to do so. Your feedback would be greatly welcomed.

TOC Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Vol. 46, Issue 1

Here comes the latest edition of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, the only true OPEN ACCESS journal in the field of Modern China Studies! All articles are ready to be downloaded free of charge.

Table of contents: Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 1/2017
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Assessing the Administration of President Ma Ying-jeou
Guest edited by Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla and Stefan Fleischauer

Position, PostDoctoral Position, Japanese Studies, Freie Universität Berlin - GEAS

For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55059

The Graduate School of East Asian Studies at Freie Universitaet Berlin (Germany) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship limited up to 2 years with a focus on Japan beginning on 1 November 2017. Salary terms of E 13 TV-L in the German public sector.

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Author: 
Chitralekha Zutshi
Reviewer: 
Umair A. Muhajir

Muhajir on Zutshi, 'Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination'


Chitralekha Zutshi. Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. xv + 360 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945067-1.

Reviewed by Umair A. Muhajir (http://qalandari.blogspot.com)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Bradley R. Simpson
Reviewer: 
Jaroslaw Suchoples

Suchoples on Simpson, 'Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968'


Bradley R. Simpson. Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008. viii + 367 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5634-1.

Reviewed by Jaroslaw Suchoples (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Frank Dhont

Author: 
Walter Hauser, Kailash Chandra Jha, eds. and trans.
Reviewer: 
Donald W. Attwood

Attwood on Hauser and Jha, 'Culture, Vernacular Politics, and the Peasants: India, 1889-1950: An Edited Translation of Swami Sahajanand's Memoir'


Walter Hauser, Kailash Chandra Jha, eds. and trans. Culture, Vernacular Politics, and the Peasants: India, 1889-1950: An Edited Translation of Swami Sahajanand's Memoir. Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2015. 708 pp. n.p. (cloth), ISBN 978-93-5098084-2.

Reviewed by Donald W. Attwood (McGill University)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Attwood on Hauser Peasants and Politics

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High Time Jewish Studies Got Introduced in Indian Academia

You are invited to read an article titled "High Time Jewish Studies Got Introduced in Indian Academia" that I published in the magazine Swarajya on June 23, 2017. It draws attention to the need for Jewish Studies as an academic discipline in Indian academia, how it can be introduced and why it is a good time to do so. Your feedback would be greatly welcomed.