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Recent Posts

Member Book, Banerjee, Backerra, and Sarti (eds.), Transnational Histories of the 'Royal Nation'

 

Dear H-Asia Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce the publication of Milinda Banerjee, Charlotte Backerra, and Cathleen Sarti (eds.), Transnational Histories of the ‘Royal Nation’ (Palgrave, 2017), as part of the Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy series (ISBN: 978-3-319-50522-0; Pages xx+365).

Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize Award Announcement

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce that the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize for academic years 2014-2016 has been awarded to Matthew Mitchell (Duke, 2016) for his impressive Beyond the Convent Walls: The Local and Japan-wide Activities of Daihongan’s Nuns in the Early Modern Period (c. 1550–1868).  Mitchell’s dissertation was the unanimous selection of the prize committee out of a very strong pool of nominees. 

Ethics of Immigration: Is Japan’s immigration policy justifiable? Johan Rochel talk, Tokyo June 15, 2017

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The Contemporary Japan Group at the Institute of Social Science (ISS, or Shaken),
University of Tokyo, welcomes you to a lecture by
 
Johan Rochel
 (Visiting Researcher, University of Tokyo)

PANEL // Queer Representations: Exhibiting Sexuality & Gender (from Edo Japan to the East Village)

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Panel Discussion

QUEER REPRESENTATIONS: Exhibiting Sexuality and Gender

Saturday, June 3, 6 PM
Japan Society, 333 East 47t Street, NYC
Tickets: $20/$18 Japan Society members, seniors & students

7th International Conference Buddhism & Australia

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It is our great pleasure to announce that the 7th International Conference Buddhism & Australia will be held on 1-3 February, 2018 in Perth, Western Australia. All Buddhists, scholars and members of the general public interested in Buddhism are invited to present their papers in this coming conference. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcomed as well the submission of pre-formed panel proposals

THE UNITED NATIONS AND DECOLONIZATION AFTER WORLD WAR II

June 8, 2017

Tulane University, History Department

115 Hebert Hall, Room 125 D

6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, USA

 

PROGRAMME

 

9:00h | Opening Remarks

Laura Rosanne Adderley – Tulane University

 

9:30h – 10:50h | Panel I – The United Nations, Trusteeship, and Non-Self-Governing Territories

 

Moderation: Aurora Almada e Santos – New University of Lisbon

 

Jessica Pearson – Macalester College

PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS> FWD [RISA-L LIST] Trump's budget: Please act immediately

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Subject: [RISA-L LIST] Trump's budget: Please act immediately
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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Manan Ahmed Asif
Reviewer: 
Andre Wink

Wink on Asif, 'A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia'


Manan Ahmed Asif. A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66011-3.

Reviewed by Andre Wink (University of Wisconsin)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Andrade and Hang, 'Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700'


Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds. Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. viii + 386 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5276-4.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner
Reviewer: 
Pushkar Sohoni

Sohoni on Eaton and Wagoner, 'Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600'


Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner. Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. Illustrations. xxvi + 395 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809221-6.

Reviewed by Pushkar Sohoni (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

Member Book, Banerjee, Backerra, and Sarti (eds.), Transnational Histories of the 'Royal Nation'

 

Dear H-Asia Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce the publication of Milinda Banerjee, Charlotte Backerra, and Cathleen Sarti (eds.), Transnational Histories of the ‘Royal Nation’ (Palgrave, 2017), as part of the Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy series (ISBN: 978-3-319-50522-0; Pages xx+365).

Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize Award Announcement

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce that the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize for academic years 2014-2016 has been awarded to Matthew Mitchell (Duke, 2016) for his impressive Beyond the Convent Walls: The Local and Japan-wide Activities of Daihongan’s Nuns in the Early Modern Period (c. 1550–1868).  Mitchell’s dissertation was the unanimous selection of the prize committee out of a very strong pool of nominees. 

Ethics of Immigration: Is Japan’s immigration policy justifiable? Johan Rochel talk, Tokyo June 15, 2017

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The Contemporary Japan Group at the Institute of Social Science (ISS, or Shaken),
University of Tokyo, welcomes you to a lecture by
 
Johan Rochel
 (Visiting Researcher, University of Tokyo)