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CFP: Conference on “South-South Cooperation: India-Africa partnerships for food security and capacity building”

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Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai & Gandhi-Mandela Centre for African Studies, Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Mumbai. 

Call for Papers:

“South-South Cooperation: India-Africa partnerships for food security and capacity building”

CFP: Seminar on "Sir Syed and Colonial Modernity: Issues and Debates"

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On the Occasion of Sir Syed Bicentenary Celebrations 2016-17, the Department of English and the Sir Syed Academy at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, are jointly organizing a two-day national seminar titled “Sir Syed and Colonial Modernity: Issues and Debates” on 25-26 October 2017.

ANN: [Temple ICAS Event] Chinese-Japanese Competition in the East Asian Security Complex

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Kerry Lynn Nankivel:Chinese-Japanese Competition in the East Asian Security Complex
 
Date:     Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time:     7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

ANN: Conference on Africa and Asia Encounters - Historical and Contemporary Perspective

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4th International Conference of the Transatlantic Research Group
In partnership with
Global Institute of Commerce and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria/Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

ANN: Open lecture and workshop on the interrelationship between politics and architecture in Japan

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The School of Architecture and the School of Education and Communication for Engineering Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, have the pleasure to announce a lecture and a workshop on the interrelationship between politics and architecture in Japan.

The Open lecture:

Position, Professor, Contemporary India, Princeton University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55321

Princeton University
Professor, Contemporary India

Princeton University seeks qualified candidates for a tenured professorship in any discipline, including the arts, the humanities, the social sciences, engineering and the natural sciences. Candidates are required to have regional expertise on India, knowledge of relevant foreign languages, and experience managing a center or program.

Position, Assistant Professor, Tamil Studies, University of California - Berkeley

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55304

University of California - Berkeley, South & Southeast Asian Studies
Assistant Professor, Tamil Studies

The Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, has been authorized to fill a faculty position in Tamil Studies expected start date of July 1, 2018, at the level of tenure-track assistant professor.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam
Reviewer: 
Johan Mathew

Mathew on Subramaniam, 'The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral'


Lakshmi Subramaniam. The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (India), 2016. 296 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946704-4.

Reviewed by Johan Mathew (Rutgers University)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Piracy and sovereignty in the Indian Ocean

Author: 
Pamela D. McElwee
Reviewer: 
Nga Dao

Dao on McElwee, 'Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam'


Pamela D. McElwee. Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. 312 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99548-9.

Reviewed by Nga Dao (York University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Environmental Governance in Vietnam

Author: 
Anjali Nerlekar
Reviewer: 
Madhuri Deshmukh

Deshmukh on Nerlekar, 'Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture'


Anjali Nerlekar. Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture. FlashPoints Series. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016. xix + 292 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3274-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3273-3.

Reviewed by Madhuri Deshmukh (Oakton Community College)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

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CFP: Conference on “South-South Cooperation: India-Africa partnerships for food security and capacity building”

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Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai & Gandhi-Mandela Centre for African Studies, Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Mumbai. 

Call for Papers:

“South-South Cooperation: India-Africa partnerships for food security and capacity building”

CFP: Seminar on "Sir Syed and Colonial Modernity: Issues and Debates"

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On the Occasion of Sir Syed Bicentenary Celebrations 2016-17, the Department of English and the Sir Syed Academy at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, are jointly organizing a two-day national seminar titled “Sir Syed and Colonial Modernity: Issues and Debates” on 25-26 October 2017.

ANN: [Temple ICAS Event] Chinese-Japanese Competition in the East Asian Security Complex

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Kerry Lynn Nankivel:Chinese-Japanese Competition in the East Asian Security Complex
 
Date:     Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time:     7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

ANN: Conference on Africa and Asia Encounters - Historical and Contemporary Perspective

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4th International Conference of the Transatlantic Research Group
In partnership with
Global Institute of Commerce and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria/Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

ANN: Open lecture and workshop on the interrelationship between politics and architecture in Japan

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The School of Architecture and the School of Education and Communication for Engineering Science at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, have the pleasure to announce a lecture and a workshop on the interrelationship between politics and architecture in Japan.

The Open lecture: