Announcing the publication of Vol.
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Elites, Knowledge, and Power in Modern China
The formation and transformation of elites in modern China
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
Objectives of the Conference
Students from all disciplines and universities are invited to apply to Gustolab
International's summer study abroad programs in Japan and Vietnam.
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
China and the Dynamics of Globalisation (16th to 19th Centuries)
Thank you all for your interest. We have been able to get a panel together on 'Geographical Knowledge, Travel, and Artistry' for the Annual Conference on South Asia Conference at UW Madison.
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:
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)
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)
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)
Before and Beyond Typography:
Textual Production in Global and Multimodal Perspective
April 24-25, 2020
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.