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We are launching a call for papers for a research seminar and a special issue of South Asia Multidiciplinary Academic Journal (SAMAJ) entitled "South Asia from the Lens of Student Politics."
Date: October 4-6, 2018
Editors of Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (PJHS) invite scholars to submit articles on any aspect of history of any region and period. Published by Indiana University Press (Bloomington, USA), the semi-annual scholarly journal aims to develop critical ideas on less explored and innovative themes in the discipline of History.
Deadline for submission for 2018 issues is 15 April 2018.
We are planning to organise a panel entitled ‘Rejuvenating politics?
I am putting together a panel on Islam in pre-Modern China for next year’s American Academy of Religion (Chinese Religions Unit) annual meeting (Denver, November 17-20) and am looking to add two/three additional presenters.
I am planning to present a paper addressing to what extent were the distinct cultural and religious practices of Muslims were considered to pose social and cultural threats to the Qing society by primarily analyzing Jin Tianzhu’s 金天住 (1736-1795) Qingzheng Shiyi 清真释疑 (Dispelling the Doubts about Islam).
Madeline Y. Hsu. The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16402-1.
Reviewed by Karen Leonard (University of California-Irvine)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha
Audrey Truschke. Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17362-9.
Reviewed by Supriya Gandhi (Yale University)
Published on H-Asia (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha
L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, Li Bo. India China: Rethinking Borders and Security. Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. 192 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13006-1.
2018 Kuzushiji Workshop
Bridging the Pacific: Cross-Cultural Communication via Social Media
Academic and professional development opportunity for graduate students
sponsored by the University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies
A 3-part graduate level workshop series designed to hone students’ cross-cultural communication skills.