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[Taiwan Studies Workshop] Settlers/Brokers/Citizens: The Taiwanese and the Development of the Ishigaki Pineapple Industry, 1930s to 1970s

Taiwan Studies Workshop 

Settlers/Brokers/Citizens:
The Taiwanese and the Development of the Ishigaki Pineapple Industry, 1930s to 1970s

Catherine Tsai, Ph.D. Candidate
Harvard University

4:00-5:15 PM (PST) Thursday,
February 9, 2023

Zoom link: https://tinyurl.com/px6m6yrt

NEW BOOK: The Future of China's Past: Reflections on the Meaning of China’s Rise

I would like to mention my new book, which may be of interest to some of you:

The Future of China's Past

Reflections on the Meaning of China’s Rise

By Albert Welter

SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture  

Hardcover : 9781438491677, 174 pages, January 2023

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Member book, Crouzet Guillemette, Inventing the Middle East: Britain and the Persian Gulf in the Age of Global Imperialism

With apologies for cross posting, please find below the announcement of the publication of my book which could be of interest to members of the H-Asia network as it envisages the history of the Middle East in the 19th century from the perspective of British India.

Guillemette Crouzet, Inventing the Middle East: Britain and the Persian Gulf in the Age of Global Imperialism (Montreal/London: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2022, 304 Pages, ISBN 9780228014065).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Daniel Barish
Reviewer: 
Emily Mokros

Mokros on Barish, 'Learning to Rule: Court Education and the Remaking of the Qing State, 1861–1912'

Daniel Barish. Learning to Rule: Court Education and the Remaking of the Qing State, 1861–1912. Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2022. xiii + 257 pp.

Author: 
Stan BH. Minh Tan-Tangbau
Reviewer: 
Francis R. Bradley

Bradley on Tan-Tangbau, 'Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam: Quyền Văn Minh and Jazz in Hà Nội'

Stan BH. Minh Tan-Tangbau. Playing Jazz in Socialist Vietnam: Quyền Văn Minh and Jazz in Hà Nội. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2021. 320 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4968-3633-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4968-3634-2

Author: 
Pratyay Nath
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Nath, 'Climate of Conquest: War, Environment, and Empire in Mughal North India'

Pratyay Nath. Climate of Conquest: War, Environment, and Empire in Mughal North India. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2019. xli + 325 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-949555-9.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Princeton University) Published on H-Asia (October, 2022) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Conference-Energy in Asia, February 23 and February 24 (in-person and online)

Energy in Asia

A Conference organized and sponsored by EnviroLab at Claremont McKenna College and the UCLA Center for Korean Studies and to be held at UCLA, February 23 and February 24 (all events in PST)

Main Conference Room (11360), Young Research Library (YRL), UCLA

Call for Applications: DFG Research Training Group GRK 2833 "East Asian Futures" (EAF)

The DFG Research Training Group GRK 2833 „East Asian Futures“ at Ruhr University Bochum and University of Duisburg-Essen,
Germany, solicits applications for its doctoral programme:

For doctoral researchers, seven DFG-funded positions (0.75 FTE) and six affiliated fellowships
For postdocs, one full DFG-funded position and three affiliated fellowships.


Deadline for applications: 31 March 2023. Start of the programme: 1 October 2023.

CALL FOR PAPERS: SUN YAT-SEN JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES, NSYSU, TAIWAN

The following is an open call for academic articles to be submitted to the Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities (SYSJH), a leading journal of humanistic inquiry in Taiwan based at National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaoshiung. With a publishing history that stretches back to 1993, SYSJH is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed, bilingual publication listed in MLA International Biography, Emerging Sources Citation Index, and Taiwan Humanities Citation Index (THCI).