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Open Letter in Support of Historians in Japan

Dear Colleagues,

I forward to the list a statement on the issue of the so-called "comfort women" and World War II memory authored and signed by a group of Japan scholars. As indicated in the text itself, this statement emerged from an open forum held at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting held in Chicago during March 2015, and from subsequent discussions on line among a wide range of Japan scholars. It represents the opinions only of those who have signed it and not of any organization or institution.

Jordan Sand
Georgetown University

Open Letter in Support of Historians in Japan - Japanese language version

Description: 

This statement emerged from an open forum held at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting held in Chicago during March 2015, and from subsequent discussions on line among a wide range of Japan scholars. It represents the opinions only of those who have signed it and not of any organization or institution.

この声明は、二〇一五年三月、シカゴで開催されたアジア研究協会(AAS)定期年次大会のなかの公開フォーラムと、その後にメール会議の形で行われた日本研究者コミュニティ内の広範な議論によって生まれたものです。ここに表明されている意見は、いかなる組織や機関を代表したものではなく、署名した個々の研究者の総意にすぎません。

Open Letter in Support of Historians in Japan

Description: 

This statement emerged from an open forum held at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting held in Chicago during March 2015, and from subsequent discussions on line among a wide range of Japan scholars. It represents the opinions only of those who have signed it and not of any organization or institution.

Call for abtracts - Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies

CCSEAS 2015

Call for panel, paper, and roundtable abstracts

 

Conference theme

Tensions and Transformations: Southeast Asia in a changing world  

https://ccseas2015.wordpress.com/


 Hosted by: SIGDS, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

October 15-17, 2015.

 

Conference Steering Committee: Melissa Marschke, Danielle Labbé, David Webster, Derek Hall, Jean-Philippe Leblond

Position, Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Sam Houston State University

For further information, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50760

Sam Houston State University, History Department

Visiting Assistant Professor - East Asian History

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Texas, United States
Position:   Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Position, One-Year Visiting Instructor of Japanese History, Western Washington University

For full details see H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50780

Western Washington University, History, One-Year Visiting Instructor - Japan

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Washington, United States
Position:   Non-Tenure Track Faculty

One-Year Visiting Instructor – Japan

Department of History

Position/Salary:

Position, Assistant Professor of West Asian Studies (Modern Iran), Seoul National University (Dept. of Asian Lang. & Civ.)

For full details, see H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50771

Seoul National University, Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, Assistant Professor, West Asian Studies (Modern Iran)

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Korea, Republic of
Position:   Tenure Track Faculty

College of Humanities, Seoul National University
Announcement of Faculty Openings 2015

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Mary Louise Becker
Reviewer: 
Dharitri Bhattacharjee

Bhattacharjee on Becker, 'The All-India Muslim League, 1906-1947: A Study of Leadership in the Evolution of a Nation'


Mary Louise Becker. The All-India Muslim League, 1906-1947: A Study of Leadership in the Evolution of a Nation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xlii + 295 pp. GBP 16.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-906014-6.

Reviewed by Dharitri Bhattacharjee (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Muslim League leaders before 1947

Author: 
Patrick Olivelle, trans.
Reviewer: 
Richard Davis

Davis on Olivelle, 'King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra'


Patrick Olivelle, trans. King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India: Kauṭilya's Arthaśāstra. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xxvii + 753 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-989182-5.

Reviewed by Richard Davis (Bard College)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Ancient Indian Political Thought

Author: 
Devika Chawla
Reviewer: 
Nishat Zaidi

Zaidi on Chawla, 'Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition'


Devika Chawla. Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-5643-3; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-5644-0.

Reviewed by Nishat Zaidi (Jamia Millia Islamia University)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Oral Histories of Partition

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Open Letter in Support of Historians in Japan

Dear Colleagues,

I forward to the list a statement on the issue of the so-called "comfort women" and World War II memory authored and signed by a group of Japan scholars. As indicated in the text itself, this statement emerged from an open forum held at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting held in Chicago during March 2015, and from subsequent discussions on line among a wide range of Japan scholars. It represents the opinions only of those who have signed it and not of any organization or institution.

Jordan Sand
Georgetown University

Call for abtracts - Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies

CCSEAS 2015

Call for panel, paper, and roundtable abstracts

 

Conference theme

Tensions and Transformations: Southeast Asia in a changing world  

https://ccseas2015.wordpress.com/


 Hosted by: SIGDS, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

October 15-17, 2015.

 

Conference Steering Committee: Melissa Marschke, Danielle Labbé, David Webster, Derek Hall, Jean-Philippe Leblond

Position, Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian History, Sam Houston State University

For further information, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50760

Sam Houston State University, History Department

Visiting Assistant Professor - East Asian History

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Texas, United States
Position:   Non-Tenure Track Faculty