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TOC Asian Highlands Pespective, #40

The editors of Asian Highlands Perspectives are pleased to announce the publication of its fortieth volume, featuring research articles on Tibetan mountain deities, Mongghul ritual, material culture in Ladakh, Tibetan ritual practitioners, Tibetan naming practices, and lifestyle migration in Dali. The volume also has two folklore collections, and twenty-one book reviews.

CFP (Journal): Chinese Historical Review

Call for Papers

The Chinese Historical Review is a fully refereed and vigorously edited transnational journal of history published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group on behalf of Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS). Issues appear in March and November each year.  Links:

Chinese Historical Review (ISSN 1547-402X)

ANN: Tokyo International Literary Festival Asia Sessions @ I-House

[Tokyo International Literary Festival]

Asia Session 1

“Female Writers Challenging Social Taboos: Transcending Gender, Religion, and Community”

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016, 4:00-6:00 pm
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan

Speakers:
Kirino Natsuo (Japan),
Dina Zaman (Malaysia),
Jhoanna Cruz (Philippines)

Moderator:
Prabda Yoon (Thailand)

Jobs, H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report, 1 February - 8 February

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

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 1 February 2016 to 8 February 2016.

AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Tenure-Track Faculty Position in African Studies and Middle East Studies
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52520

Job, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in East Asian Religions, Religious Studies, Washington University in St. Louis

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52570

The Program in Religious Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, in cooperation with the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in East Asian Religions (with possibility of renewal) to begin in August 2016. Application review will begin by March 15, 2016.

Job, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies (Japanese), Austin College, TX

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52566

Austin College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies (EAS) with an emphasis on Japan.

Website: http://austincollege.edu

Posting Date: 02/07/2016

Job, Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies (Chinese), Austin College, TX

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52567

Austin College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies with an emphasis on Chinese. This position has the potential of conversion to tenure-track if appropriate indicators are met.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Margrit Pernau
Reviewer: 
Usha Sanyal

Sanyal on Pernau, 'Ashraf into Middle Class: Muslims in Nineteenth-Century Delhi'


Margrit Pernau. Ashraf into Middle Class: Muslims in Nineteenth-Century Delhi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 544 pp. $69.75 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809228-5.

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

Middle-Class Muslims

Author: 
Samuel Perry
Reviewer: 
Nayoung Aimee Kwon

Kwon on Perry, 'Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-garde'


Samuel Perry. Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-garde. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2014. 228 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3893-5.

Reviewed by Nayoung Aimee Kwon (Duke University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Editor's note: This review was originally published prematurely. It has been revised to reflect the correct version of the review.

Author: 
Aishwary Kumar
Reviewer: 
Shailaja Paik

Paik on Kumar, 'Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy'


Aishwary Kumar. Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 416 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9195-3.

Reviewed by Shailaja Paik (University of Cincinnati)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Paik on Kumar, Radical Equality

Recent Threads

TOC Asian Highlands Pespective, #40

The editors of Asian Highlands Perspectives are pleased to announce the publication of its fortieth volume, featuring research articles on Tibetan mountain deities, Mongghul ritual, material culture in Ladakh, Tibetan ritual practitioners, Tibetan naming practices, and lifestyle migration in Dali. The volume also has two folklore collections, and twenty-one book reviews.

CFP (Journal): Chinese Historical Review

Call for Papers

The Chinese Historical Review is a fully refereed and vigorously edited transnational journal of history published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group on behalf of Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS). Issues appear in March and November each year.  Links:

Chinese Historical Review (ISSN 1547-402X)

ANN: Tokyo International Literary Festival Asia Sessions @ I-House

[Tokyo International Literary Festival]

Asia Session 1

“Female Writers Challenging Social Taboos: Transcending Gender, Religion, and Community”

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016, 4:00-6:00 pm
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan

Speakers:
Kirino Natsuo (Japan),
Dina Zaman (Malaysia),
Jhoanna Cruz (Philippines)

Moderator:
Prabda Yoon (Thailand)

Jobs, H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report, 1 February - 8 February

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

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 1 February 2016 to 8 February 2016.

AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Tenure-Track Faculty Position in African Studies and Middle East Studies
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52520