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Maharashtra Studies Group -- Invitation

Maharashtra Studies Group
 
The Maharashtra Studies Group (MSG) aims to improve communication among scholars of Maharashtra and Marathi. We invite the participation of all with scholarly interests in the region and language. For more information see our website at www.maharashtrastudiesgroup.org. The MSG is an official affiliate organization of the Association for Asian Studies, but membership in the MSG is free and does not require membership in the AAS.
 

Position, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Religion in Indonesian-Malay world, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54638

Call for Proposals – Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Center for the Study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters (I-Core), is seeking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to work on questions of conversion and/or inter-religious encounters in the Indonesian-Malay world under the direction of Professor Ronit Ricci of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Author: 
Ines G. Županov, Angela Barreto Xavier
Reviewer: 
Jorge Canizares

Canizares on Županov and Xavier, 'Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries)'


Ines G. Županov, Angela Barreto Xavier. Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 416 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945267-5.

Reviewed by Jorge Canizares (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Silencing the Past

Author: 
Cynthia Talbot
Reviewer: 
Audrey Truschke

Truschke on Talbot, 'The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200-2000'


Cynthia Talbot. The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 325 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-11856-0.

Reviewed by Audrey Truschke (Rutgers University - Newark)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Kumkum Roy
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Roy, 'Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time'


Kumkum Roy. Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time. Darmstadt: Primus Books GmbH, 2015. 419 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8408233-8.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Columbia University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Historicizing Households, in Memory of Nandita Sahai

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Maharashtra Studies Group -- Invitation

Maharashtra Studies Group
 
The Maharashtra Studies Group (MSG) aims to improve communication among scholars of Maharashtra and Marathi. We invite the participation of all with scholarly interests in the region and language. For more information see our website at www.maharashtrastudiesgroup.org. The MSG is an official affiliate organization of the Association for Asian Studies, but membership in the MSG is free and does not require membership in the AAS.