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Recent Posts

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report: 8 June 2015-15 June 2015

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  8 June
2015 to 15 June 2015. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the
H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more
information.



AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Morgan State University - Visiting Assistant Professor  African
American/American History
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51004



AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Author: 
Peter D. Shapinsky
Reviewer: 
Ethan Segal

Segal on Shapinsky, 'Lords of the Sea: Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan'


Peter D. Shapinsky. Lords of the Sea: Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan. Ann Arbor: Center for Japanese Studies Publications, University of Michigan, 2014. Maps. xiii + 327 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-929280-80-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-929280-81-0.

Reviewed by Ethan Segal (Michigan State University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Conference Announcement: Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference (Montreal, 7-10th June 2016; Proposals Still Being Accepted)

Association of Critical Heritage Studies - Third biannual Conference, Montreal, 7-10th June 2016

An initiative of the Canada Research Chair on Urban Heritage at UQAM In partnership with Concordia University

TOC: Asian Journal of Social Science, 43.3

The latest issue of the Asian Journal of Social Science is now available. Below, please find the Table of Contents and see the link for more information.

Asian Journal of Social Science

Print ISSN: 1568-4849 E-ISSN: 1568-5314

List of Contributors

pp 1–3

Inter-Asian (Post-)Neoliberalism?

Authors: Emel Akçali; Lerna K. Yanik and Ho-Fung Hung

pp 5–21

Malaysian Airlines, Neoliberalism and Business as Usual in Malaysia

Author: Laura Elder

pp 23–49

Japanese Involvement in Central Asia

Author: Nikolay Murashkin

CFP (Conference): "Modern Sexuality & the Global Hygiene Film" (Society for Cinema & Media Studies Annual Conference)

Hello everyone, 

My friends asked me to post this CFP proposal here. If you are interested in joining this conforence, Please email a 300 word abstract and CV to Ervin Malakaj (emalakaj@wustl.edu) and Courtney Andree (courtney.andree@wustl.edu) by August 1, 2015.

Thank you very much, 

CFP (Conference Panel): Chinese Lit & Film's Negotiation of Public Memory in the Privatizing Postsocialist Context (AAS 2016)

Hello everyone,

For next year's AAS annual meeting in Seattle, I am organizing a panel on Chinese literature and film's negotiation of public memory in the privatizing postsocialist context. Professor Jie Lu of the University of the Pacific has agreed to serve as the discussant. If you are interested in joining this panel, please e-mail me at tchen6@ucla.edu an abstract of no more than 300 words by July 31, 2015.

Thank you very much,

Tom

Thomas Chen

UCLA, Comparative Literature

PhD Candidate

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Peter D. Shapinsky
Reviewer: 
Ethan Segal

Segal on Shapinsky, 'Lords of the Sea: Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan'


Peter D. Shapinsky. Lords of the Sea: Pirates, Violence, and Commerce in Late Medieval Japan. Ann Arbor: Center for Japanese Studies Publications, University of Michigan, 2014. Maps. xiii + 327 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-929280-80-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-929280-81-0.

Reviewed by Ethan Segal (Michigan State University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Author: 
Ayesha Jalal, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Jalal, 'The Oxford Companion to Pakistani History'


Ayesha Jalal, ed. The Oxford Companion to Pakistani History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xiv + 558 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-547578-4.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

History of Pakistan

Author: 
Edward A. Alpers
Reviewer: 
Anirudh Deshpande

Deshpande on Alpers, 'The Indian Ocean in World History'


Edward A. Alpers. The Indian Ocean in World History. New Oxford World History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Illustrations, maps. 172 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533787-7; $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516593-7.

Reviewed by Anirudh Deshpande
Published on H-Asia (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report: 8 June 2015-15 June 2015

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  8 June
2015 to 15 June 2015. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the
H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more
information.



AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Morgan State University - Visiting Assistant Professor  African
American/American History
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51004



AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Conference Announcement: Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference (Montreal, 7-10th June 2016; Proposals Still Being Accepted)

Association of Critical Heritage Studies - Third biannual Conference, Montreal, 7-10th June 2016

An initiative of the Canada Research Chair on Urban Heritage at UQAM In partnership with Concordia University

TOC: Asian Journal of Social Science, 43.3

The latest issue of the Asian Journal of Social Science is now available. Below, please find the Table of Contents and see the link for more information.

Asian Journal of Social Science

Print ISSN: 1568-4849 E-ISSN: 1568-5314

List of Contributors

pp 1–3

Inter-Asian (Post-)Neoliberalism?

Authors: Emel Akçali; Lerna K. Yanik and Ho-Fung Hung

pp 5–21

Malaysian Airlines, Neoliberalism and Business as Usual in Malaysia

Author: Laura Elder

pp 23–49

Japanese Involvement in Central Asia

Author: Nikolay Murashkin

CFP (Conference): "Modern Sexuality & the Global Hygiene Film" (Society for Cinema & Media Studies Annual Conference)

Hello everyone, 

My friends asked me to post this CFP proposal here. If you are interested in joining this conforence, Please email a 300 word abstract and CV to Ervin Malakaj (emalakaj@wustl.edu) and Courtney Andree (courtney.andree@wustl.edu) by August 1, 2015.

Thank you very much,