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Call for Articles, Reviews & Historiographical Essays: Essays in History

Fellow Historians,

Essays in History (EiH), the annual peer-reviewed journal of the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, is currently soliciting articles, book reviews, and historiographical essays for its fifty-second issue, to appear in the fall of 2019.

EiH is a journal for emerging scholars that has been staffed and published by graduate students at the Corcoran Department of History since 1954. Each year we publish peer-reviewed articles, as well as, book reviews and historiographical essays in all fields of history.

Conference: Transfer of Scientific and Technical Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period (Sino-German Center for Research Promotion Beijing, March 30 – April 1, 2019)

Conference: Transfer of Scientific and Technical Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period

Sino-German Center for Research Promotion
Beijing, March 30 – April 1, 2019
    
Objectives of the Conference

Summer 2019 Study Abroad programs in Japan and Vietnam

Dear Colleagues,
 
Could you kindly forward the information below to motivated students?
 
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Students from all disciplines and universities are invited to apply to Gustolab
International's summer study abroad programs in Japan and Vietnam.
 
CRITICAL STUDIES ON FOOD SYSTEMS AND SUSTAINABILITY IN JAPAN - SUMMER 2019

CFP, Journeys ←→ Queer Elsewheres: A Symposium on South Asian Imaginaries (October 17th, 48th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI)

Call for Papers: Due May 15th

Journeys ←→ Queer Elsewheres: A Symposium on South Asian Imaginaries

October 17th, 48th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI

Fellowships within the program "4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics", Berlin

The Berlin-based research and fellowship program "4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics" invites scholars to apply for up to two doctoral and six postdoctoral fellowships for the academic year 2019/2020.

Deadline for applications: 15 April 2019

From the H-Net Job-Guide:
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58404

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Gyanesh Kudaisya
Reviewer: 
Subho Basu

Basu on Kudaisya, 'A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s'

Gyanesh Kudaisya. A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s. India: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809855-3.

Reviewed by Subho Basu (McGill University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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CFP: Stanford conference "Before and Beyond Typography: Textual Production in Global and Multimodal Perspective"

Before and Beyond Typography:
Textual Production in Global and Multimodal Perspective

April 24-25, 2020
Stanford University

We will be holding an international conference at Stanford University on April 24-25, 2020 to explore the global history of reproductive text technologies and graphic communication from before and beyond the dominance of typography.

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