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TOC Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Vol. 46, Issue 1

Here comes the latest edition of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, the only true OPEN ACCESS journal in the field of Modern China Studies! All articles are ready to be downloaded free of charge.

Table of contents: Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 1/2017
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Assessing the Administration of President Ma Ying-jeou
Guest edited by Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla and Stefan Fleischauer

Position, PostDoctoral Position, Japanese Studies, Freie Universität Berlin - GEAS

For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55059

The Graduate School of East Asian Studies at Freie Universitaet Berlin (Germany) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship limited up to 2 years with a focus on Japan beginning on 1 November 2017. Salary terms of E 13 TV-L in the German public sector.

Call for papers: Central Asia as a Civilizational Crossroad through Numismatics' Lenses: 9th-15th Centuries. In memoriam Boris D. Kochnev (1940-2002). Israel, 23-24 May 2018.

The 14th Conference of Asian Studies in Israel (ASI 2018), May 23-24, 2018

Central Asia as a Civilizational Crossroad through Numismatics' Lenses: 9th-15th Centuries

In memoriam Boris D. Kochnev (1940-2002)

Call for applications

Seminar on 25 June: "Opium, 'Victorian Values,' and the Anglo-Chinese Wars, 1839-1860" Osaka University

Dear Colleagues:

We will hold an international studies seminar on 25 June  (Sunday) at Osaka University, Osaka Japan. We will have three distinguished scholars who work on Australian, British, and American Studies. Seminar papers are available for participants only.
Yone Sugita sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp

Best,
Yone

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International Studies Seminar at Osaka University

Date: 25 June 2017 (Sunday)

CFP: Animals with(out) Borders, special issue of Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies

CFP: “Animals with (or without) Borders” (Summer 2018) 

We are seeking papers on the theme of “Animals with (or without) Borders” for the summer 2018 issue of the semi-annual scholarly journal, Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (PJHS), published by the Indiana University Press (Bloomington, USA).

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Author: 
Chitralekha Zutshi
Reviewer: 
Umair A. Muhajir

Muhajir on Zutshi, 'Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination'


Chitralekha Zutshi. Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. xv + 360 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945067-1.

Reviewed by Umair A. Muhajir (http://qalandari.blogspot.com)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Bradley R. Simpson
Reviewer: 
Jaroslaw Suchoples

Suchoples on Simpson, 'Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968'


Bradley R. Simpson. Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008. viii + 367 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5634-1.

Reviewed by Jaroslaw Suchoples (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Frank Dhont

Author: 
Walter Hauser, Kailash Chandra Jha, eds. and trans.
Reviewer: 
Donald W. Attwood

Attwood on Hauser and Jha, 'Culture, Vernacular Politics, and the Peasants: India, 1889-1950: An Edited Translation of Swami Sahajanand's Memoir'


Walter Hauser, Kailash Chandra Jha, eds. and trans. Culture, Vernacular Politics, and the Peasants: India, 1889-1950: An Edited Translation of Swami Sahajanand's Memoir. Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2015. 708 pp. n.p. (cloth), ISBN 978-93-5098084-2.

Reviewed by Donald W. Attwood (McGill University)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Attwood on Hauser Peasants and Politics

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TOC Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, Vol. 46, Issue 1

Here comes the latest edition of the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, the only true OPEN ACCESS journal in the field of Modern China Studies! All articles are ready to be downloaded free of charge.

Table of contents: Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 1/2017
<http://www.CurrentChineseAffairs.org>


Assessing the Administration of President Ma Ying-jeou
Guest edited by Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla and Stefan Fleischauer