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Position, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese, The Pennsylvania State University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53397

The Departments of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies at Penn State invite applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) with a specialization in comparative approaches to Chinese literature and culture. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Position, Assistant/Associate Professor, Buddhist Philosophy, University of New Mexico - Albuquerque

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53405

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Department of Philosophy
Assistant or Associate Professor, full-time tenure-stream position, beginning August 2017. AOS: Buddhist Philosophy.  AOC: Open.  This position is made possible by a grant from The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation. 

Apply by 19 October 2016 to ensure best consideration. 

Position, Assistant Professor of Hinduism, University of California, Davis

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53387

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Hinduism at the Assistant Professor level. 

Preliminary interviews will be held via Skype or at the at the Annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX between November 20 and 22, 2016.

For full consideration, applications should be received by October 14, 2016.

CfP: The European Forum on Korean-Japanese History: "Gender(ed) Histories of Korea and Japan", Sep, 2017, Tuebingen, Germany

The European Forum on Korean-Japanese History

International Workshop: "Gender(ed) Histories of Korea and Japan", 22-24 September 2017, Tuebingen, Germany

Established in March 2012, the European Forum on Korean-Japanese History aims to promote dialogue between historians of Korea and Japan in Europe. The Forum is an independent body supported by the National Institute for Korean History. Its initial objective is to organize biennial workshops bringing together historians of Japan and Korea to exchange views on subjects of mutual relevance and interest.

call for presenters/commentators on 23 September at Osaka University (Asia-Pacific studies)

Dear Colleagues:

We would like to hold a seminar on the Asia-Pacific studies at Osaka University
on 23 September (Friday). The seminar will start either around 10:00 or 13:00 depending on the 
number of presenters. So far, we have one presenter. We are looking for other presenters.

CFP: "Books as Agents of Contact"

Call for Proposals

"Books as Agents of Contact"

Session Organizers: Hansun Hsiung (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science), András Kiséry (The City College of New York), Yael Rice (Amherst College)

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 8:30–10:00am

Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference

12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Akiko Takenaka
Reviewer: 
John Nelson

Nelson on Takenaka, 'Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar'


Akiko Takenaka. Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2015. 287 pp. $57.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4678-7.

Reviewed by John Nelson
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Author: 
Latika Gupta
Reviewer: 
Usha Sanyal

Sanyal on Gupta, 'Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India'


Latika Gupta. Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2015. 206 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-90084-4.

Reviewed by Usha Sanyal (Queens University of Charlotte)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Schooling Muslim Girls

Author: 
Thomas R. Trautmann
Reviewer: 
J. Patrick Olivelle

Olivelle on Trautmann, 'Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History'


Thomas R. Trautmann. Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2015. xvi + 372 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-26422-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-26436-3; ISBN 978-0-226-26453-0.

Reviewed by J. Patrick Olivelle (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

Position, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese, The Pennsylvania State University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53397

The Departments of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies at Penn State invite applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) with a specialization in comparative approaches to Chinese literature and culture. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Position, Assistant/Associate Professor, Buddhist Philosophy, University of New Mexico - Albuquerque

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53405

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Department of Philosophy
Assistant or Associate Professor, full-time tenure-stream position, beginning August 2017. AOS: Buddhist Philosophy.  AOC: Open.  This position is made possible by a grant from The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation. 

Apply by 19 October 2016 to ensure best consideration. 

Position, Assistant Professor of Hinduism, University of California, Davis

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53387

The Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Hinduism at the Assistant Professor level. 

Preliminary interviews will be held via Skype or at the at the Annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in San Antonio, TX between November 20 and 22, 2016.

For full consideration, applications should be received by October 14, 2016.