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Japan Forum Podcast 8 with Jennifer Ho - Anti-Asian Racism, Black Lives Matter, and Covid 19

Japan Forum spoke with Professor Jennifer Ho from the University of Colorado, Boulder and President of the Association of Asian American Studies on her perspectives article in entitled: "Anti-Asian Racism, Black Lives Matter, and Covid 19".

The link to the article is: https://doi.org/10.1080/09555803.2020.1821749

CFP: 2021 Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference, Univ of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

“Innovation, Adaptation, and Resilience: Overcoming Challenges Across Asia”
The School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS) and the Department of Asian Studies at the University of
Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) welcome proposals for papers, performances, and panels for the 32nd annual Asian
Studies Graduate Student Conference. The conference will be held on Zoom in synchronous webinar format on April
14-15, 2021
.

Youth and Development in the Post-colonial World panel proposal for Society for the History of Children and Youth conference in GalwayJune 2021.

Dear all,

I am looking for co-panelists to put together a proposal for the Society for the History of Children and Youth conference in Galway in June 2021.

The panel will be on the relationship between youthhood or boyhood and the national development of the post-colonial world.

Practices of Reading in the PRC - virtual lecture series hosted by ERC-READCHINA

Dear Colleagues:

The READCHINA project at the University of Freiburg is pleased to invite you to the virtual lecture series PRACTICES OF READING IN THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

The lectures will take place at varying times on Tuesdays, running from Nov. 10, 2020, to Jan. 26, 2021 (with a three-week-long break during the holidays season). All sessions will start with two talks held back to back, followed by a brief statement from the discussant. The floor will then open to all listeners for Q&A via voice and text chat.

China food studies: two online seminars

Hello all,

I will be delivering two online lectures in the Southwest Minzu University interdisciplinary food studies series.

Please note that both events will be in Chinese, and will use the Tencent meeting platform. Details are available at the provided links.

28 October  田野调查方法论:川菜厨房里的“田野”

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
John Man
Reviewer: 
Anatoly Khazanov

Khazanov on Man, 'Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China'

John Man. Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China. New York: Pegasus Books, 2020. 336 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64313-327-0

Reviewed by Anatoly Khazanov (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Asia (October, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Wayne Patterson
Reviewer: 
Joshua Van Lieu

Van Lieu on Patterson, 'In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888'

Wayne Patterson. In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888. Korea Research Monographs Series. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2012. xii + 193 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55729-100-4

Author: 
Karolina Hutková
Reviewer: 
Monish Borah

Borah on Hutková, 'The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850'

Karolina Hutková. The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2019. xii + 257 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-394-2

Reviewed by Monish Borah (University of California- Irvine) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Integration or Decoupling: What Lies Ahead for the US-China Trade War?

Integration or Decoupling: What Lies Ahead?

Thursday, November 12, 4:30-5:45pm PT / 7:30-8:45pm ET via Zoom

With the November elections right around the corner, China has been a central focus of both parties' campaigns. Recent talk of decoupling has raised questions about the likelihood and potential effects of such a possibility. This webinar will discuss what the outcome of the November elections might mean for the future of global trade, investment, and US-China relations against the backdrop of rising nationalism and xenophobia.