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CFP, Edited Collection on Southeast Asian Gothic

This is an additional Call for Papers for the edited collection on Southeast Asian Gothic (eds. Katarzyna Ancuta, Mary J. Ainslie and Andrew Hock Soon Ng) planned for submission to the University of Wales Press.

We are particularly looking for submissions related to Indonesian, Vietnamese and Philippine literature, and Malaysian cinema, as well as Southeast Asian art, visual culture, and popular culture.

Below is the original CFP:

ANN Asia-Pacific Studies seminar on 26 January at Toyonaka Campus Osaka U. Japan

Dear Colleagues:
Hope this mail finds you in good health. We will have an Asia-Pacific Studies seminar on 26 January (Saturday)
at Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University. If you wish to attend the seminar, please let me know by 23 January.
Yoneyuki Sugita  sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp

Lecture, Virgilio S. Almario: Reconstructing the National Memory Towards Nation-Building (Kyoto, Jan 31)

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University in partnership with the International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (IRCI) will hold a special event. 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Upinder Singh
Reviewer: 
Caleb Simmons

Simmons on Singh, 'Political Violence in Ancient India'

Upinder Singh. Political Violence in Ancient India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 616 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97527-9.

Reviewed by Caleb Simmons (University of Arizona) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madeline Hsu

Hsu on Dirlik and Liao and Chuang, 'Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made'

Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds. Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made. Volume 45, issue 3 of boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0357-1.

Reviewed by Madeline Hsu (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Sunil Sharma
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Sharma, 'Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court'

Sunil Sharma. Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97585-9.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Princeton University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51825

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CFP, Sichuan Univ., Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion, June 24-30

Dear colleagues,
I share the following call for conference papers on behalf of Prof. Gil Raz. Please direct your inquiries to gil.raz@dartmouth.edu.

Call for Participants
Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion
Conference and Site Visits; Sichuan University, June 24-30