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Position, Chair in Japanese History, Ruhr University Bochum

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50953

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum – Faculty of East Asian Studies invites applications for the position of a

Professor in Japanese History (W3 salary bracket; previous Chair: Prof. Regine Mathias)

to be filled ideally prior to commencement of the summer term 2016 starting on 1st April.

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Position, Chair in Literature and Language of China, Ruhr University Bochum

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50954

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum – Faculty of East Asian Studies invites applications for the position of a

Professor in Literature and Language of China (W3 salary bracket; previous Chair: Prof. Raoul David Findeisen)

to start as soon as possible.

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Author: 
Andrea S. Wiley
Reviewer: 
Sudha Raj

Raj on Wiley, 'Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India'


Andrea S. Wiley. Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xi + 193 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72905-6.

Reviewed by Sudha Raj (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Milk in India and the USA

Call for Applications: Summer School "Art of Border Zones in Times of Crisis," Heidelberg University (Deadline: May 31, 2015)

Dear H-Asia members,

 

the application deadline for the Summer School “Walking the line – Art of Border Zones in Times of Crisis” is approaching. Kindly circulate this information among graduate students who might be interested.

 

Query about archives in Sri Lanka

Dear colleagues,

Does anyone know the whereabouts (if they exist) of the papers/archives/manuscripts of the Prime Ministers of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) from the 1940s through the 1970s? I am looking information on the archives of D.S. Senanayake, Dudley Senanayake, John Kotelawala, and Sirimavo Bandaranaike. I beieve Solomon Bandaranaike has a collection at the Department of National Archives, but don't know much about accessing these papers either. 

Any information is appreciated. I can be reached at KrausCR[at]gmail.com if you prefer to send this information to me directly.

Call for Papers for AAS 2016 (Seattle): Online Teaching in Asian Humanities - Opportunities & Challenges

Deadline for Submission of Abstract: June 19, 2015

I am searching for 3-4 contributors to participate in a panel about online teaching at the Association for Asian Studies 2016 Annual Conference in Seattle, March 31-April 3, 2016.

Positions, Music History & East Asian Studies (tenure track), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50945

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in the area of (1) Music History and Theory with a specialization in computational musicology and (2) Asian Studies with a specialization in East Asian Geography.

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Andrea S. Wiley
Reviewer: 
Sudha Raj

Raj on Wiley, 'Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India'


Andrea S. Wiley. Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xi + 193 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72905-6.

Reviewed by Sudha Raj (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Milk in India and the USA

Author: 
Andrew G. Walder
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Walder, 'China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed'


Andrew G. Walder. China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. Illustrations. xiv + 413 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05815-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

A Root and Branch Criticism of Mao Zedong’s Leadership

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Position, Chair in Japanese History, Ruhr University Bochum

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50953

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum – Faculty of East Asian Studies invites applications for the position of a

Professor in Japanese History (W3 salary bracket; previous Chair: Prof. Regine Mathias)

to be filled ideally prior to commencement of the summer term 2016 starting on 1st April.

......................

Position, Chair in Literature and Language of China, Ruhr University Bochum

From: H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50954

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum – Faculty of East Asian Studies invites applications for the position of a

Professor in Literature and Language of China (W3 salary bracket; previous Chair: Prof. Raoul David Findeisen)

to start as soon as possible.

..................

Call for Applications: Summer School "Art of Border Zones in Times of Crisis," Heidelberg University (Deadline: May 31, 2015)

Dear H-Asia members,

 

the application deadline for the Summer School “Walking the line – Art of Border Zones in Times of Crisis” is approaching. Kindly circulate this information among graduate students who might be interested.

 

Query about archives in Sri Lanka

Dear colleagues,

Does anyone know the whereabouts (if they exist) of the papers/archives/manuscripts of the Prime Ministers of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) from the 1940s through the 1970s? I am looking information on the archives of D.S. Senanayake, Dudley Senanayake, John Kotelawala, and Sirimavo Bandaranaike. I beieve Solomon Bandaranaike has a collection at the Department of National Archives, but don't know much about accessing these papers either. 

Any information is appreciated. I can be reached at KrausCR[at]gmail.com if you prefer to send this information to me directly.