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Deadline: Friday, July 19, 2019
List members may be interested in the following upcoming event, for which we are inviting audiovisual submissions, with the option for contributors to later also submit accompanying research articles for publication.
Hosts: Leiden University, the Leiden Asia Centre, and Asiascape: Digital Asia.
Organisers: Florian Schneider, Dino Ge Zhang, Gabriele de Seta.
Date: 13 September 2019
Abstract Deadline: 20 June 2019
The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology
Volume 20 Issue 3 (June 2019)
Poted on behalf of Dr. Marti Sernesi
I am very glad to announce the publication of the felicitation volume in honour of Professor Franz-Karl Ehrhard:
Unearthing Himalayan Treasures: Festschrift for Franz-Karl Ehrhard. Edited by Volker Caumanns, Marta Sernesi, and Nikolai Solmsdorf. Marburg: Indica et Tibetica Verlag, 2019. xxiv, 488 pp. ISBN 978-3-923776-62-7.
The volume includes twenty-six contributions on the religious and literary traditions of Tibet and the Himalayas: please see the table of contents below.
Today the Uyghur Human Rights Project updated its count of confirmed detentions/forced disappearances of ethnic-minority intellectuals (artists, authors, academics etc.), a key part of Chinese authorities' forced-assimilation campaign targeting the ethnic minorities of Xinjiang, western China, including with mass internments in concentration camps, mass surveillance, blanket criminalization of everyday religious practices, forced marriages, and more.
Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.). Hidden Histories. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 328 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655284-6.
Reviewed by S. Akbar Zaidi (Columbia University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53364
Santanu Das. India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xxiii + 466 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-44159-0.
Reviewed by Shrabani Basu (Historian and journalist) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.
Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Deadline: Friday, July 19, 2019