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Call For Papers - 2017 Pittsburgh Asia Consortium Undergraduate Student Research Conference, April 8, 2017

Call For Papers

 

 2017 Pittsburgh Asia Consortium Undergraduate Student Research Conference, April 8, 2017

 

 

            On Saturday, April 8th Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host the 5th Pittsburgh Asia Consortium (PAC) Undergraduate Student Research Conference. Undergraduate students are invited to present their research on Asia, and this will be an invaluable opportunity for them to meet other students interested in Asia, hone their presentation skills, and get feedback on their work.

TOC: Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives, 11.1 Special Issue (2017)

The latest issue of Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives is now available! Below, please find the table of contents and see the link for more information:

http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/24522015/11/1

Volume 11, Special Issue: Overseas Chinese and Global Port Cities, 2017

ISSN: 2452-2007 E-ISSN: 2452-2015

Editor’s Note, by Huei-Ying Kuo, pp.: 1–2

Position, Visiting Assistant Professor, Japanese History, Connecticut College

For full details, see:  https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54656

The Department of History at Connecticut College invites applicants for a one-year visiting position in Japanese History, beginning in July 1, 2017.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Website: http://www.conncoll.edu
Posting Date: 02/27/2017
Closing Date 05/28/2017

H-Net reviews posted to the web 20 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017 (Asia-related)

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

The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 20 Feb 2017 and 27 Feb 2017 (selected from the full list of H-Net reviews for the week).

Professor Sheila Blair Lecture at The Royal Asiatic Society, March 7th at 6.30pm

Dear All,

 

We are very pleased to have Professor Sheila Blair from Boston College joining us on Tuesday 7th March at 6.30pm for a Lecture on 'Monumentalising the Grave: Muslim-style Mausolea across Mongol Eurasia'.

Venue: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD.

Free and open to all, and followed by a reception.

 

TOC, Twentieth-Century China, vol. 42, no. 1 (2017)

Beginning with ithis issue, the editorial staff of the journal Twentieth-Century China is pleased to be working with a new publishing partner, the Johns Hopkins University Press, which has a distinguished record of scholarly publishing and journal management. Among its lists of outstanding journals is Late Imperial China. TCC is the journal of the Historical Society for Twentieth-Century China (HSTCC); HSTCC members receive the paper copy of the journal as part of their membership benefits.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Ines G. Županov, Angela Barreto Xavier
Reviewer: 
Jorge Canizares

Canizares on Županov and Xavier, 'Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries)'


Ines G. Županov, Angela Barreto Xavier. Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 416 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945267-5.

Reviewed by Jorge Canizares (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Silencing the Past

Author: 
Cynthia Talbot
Reviewer: 
Audrey Truschke

Truschke on Talbot, 'The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200-2000'


Cynthia Talbot. The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 325 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-11856-0.

Reviewed by Audrey Truschke (Rutgers University - Newark)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Kumkum Roy
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Roy, 'Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time'


Kumkum Roy. Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time. Darmstadt: Primus Books GmbH, 2015. 419 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8408233-8.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Columbia University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Historicizing Households, in Memory of Nandita Sahai

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Call For Papers - 2017 Pittsburgh Asia Consortium Undergraduate Student Research Conference, April 8, 2017

Call For Papers

 

 2017 Pittsburgh Asia Consortium Undergraduate Student Research Conference, April 8, 2017

 

 

            On Saturday, April 8th Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host the 5th Pittsburgh Asia Consortium (PAC) Undergraduate Student Research Conference. Undergraduate students are invited to present their research on Asia, and this will be an invaluable opportunity for them to meet other students interested in Asia, hone their presentation skills, and get feedback on their work.

TOC: Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives, 11.1 Special Issue (2017)

The latest issue of Translocal Chinese: East Asian Perspectives is now available! Below, please find the table of contents and see the link for more information:

http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/24522015/11/1

Volume 11, Special Issue: Overseas Chinese and Global Port Cities, 2017

ISSN: 2452-2007 E-ISSN: 2452-2015

Editor’s Note, by Huei-Ying Kuo, pp.: 1–2