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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).

Member Book, Stahl, Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Film

Dear Colleagues,

I am happy to announce that my new book, Trauma, Dissociation and Re-enactment in Japanese Literature and Film (Routledge, 2017, ISBN: 9781138733251 238 pp.), has published.

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Japanese literature and film have been approached using lenses such as language, genre and ideology. Yet, despite a succession of major social traumas that have marked, and in many ways shaped and defined much of modern Japan, Japanese fiction and cinema have not often been examined psychoanalytically.

Re: slides of China in the 1980s to give away

After receiving more than two dozen worthy responses from around the world, the difficult decision was made to present these slides to the Univ. of Southern California, US-China Institute and the USC Digital Library. Their plan is to scan and make them available free to educators via USC websites. Mr. Levy would like to thank the many individuals who responded to his offer. Interest in recent China history and culture is alive and well.

Call for Manuscripts: "Demographics, Social Policy, and Asia (Part I)"

Education About Asia (EAA) is the peer-reviewed teaching journal of the Association for Asian Studies. Our print and online readers include undergraduate instructors as well as high school and middle school teachers. Our articles are intended to provide educators and academics in the humanities and social sciences who are often not specialists with basic understanding of Asia-related content. Professors and high school teachers also utilize many EAA articles and essays as student readings.  Qualified referees evaluate all manuscripts submitted for consideration.

AAS 2018 Panel CFP: "Literary Approaches to Early Chinese Philosophy"

Traditionally, the study of early Chinese philosophy has been bifurcated along a specific methodological axis.  Classical sinology has often focused on issues of textual criticism and reconstruction of certain lines of intellectual filiation between texts and schools, while comparative philosophy has tried instead to extract from these texts certain kinds of issues and truth claims which could intervene in debates often still founded on European texts.  Both of these perspectives are important, and they have never been hermetically sealed, as many scholars have been comfortable working in b

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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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