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CFP: Yonsei Journal of International Studies 2017 Fall/Winter

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Yonsei Journal of International Studies (YJIS) is a biannual interdisciplinary journal affiliated with the Center for International Studies and run by the Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, South Korea. The YJIS welcomes submissions from all scholars, especially graduate students and junior professors that fall within the diverse field of International Studies.

Call for Applications – PhD Programme at Department of Chinese and History, City University of Hong Kong

The Department of Chinese and History at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) offers a research programme leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in both full-time and part-time mode. The programme consists of coursework and research studies leading to the submission of a thesis.

CFP: MECHADEMIA CONFERENCE ON ASIAN POPULAR CULTURE -- MINNEAPOLIS 2017

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"Science Fictions": This conference invites scholars, fans, and creators to consider the situation and respond with presentations as we expand the discursive field against the vast mediated (dis)information found on the web. We welcome both in-person presentations at the

CFP: Colonial Mobilization in Africa and Asia during the Second World War: soldiers, labourers and women, March 22-23, 2018, Kyoto

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International conference on Colonial Mobilization in Africa and Asia during the Second World War: soldiers, labourers and women

Kyoto University, Japan, March 22-23, 2018.

 

CFP: Yonsei Journal of International Studies 2017 Fall/Winter Issue

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Yonsei Journal of International Studies (YJIS) is a biannual interdisciplinary journal affiliated with the Center for International Studies and run by the Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, South Korea.

Position, Assistant Professor, Tibetan Studies, Indiana University - Bloomington

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55280

Indiana University - Bloomington, Central Eurasian Studies
Assistant Professor, Tibetan Studies

The Department of Central Eurasian Studies in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University Bloomington seeks an assistant professor of Tibetan Studies focusing on the period from 1200 AD to the present. The appointment begins August 1, 2018.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam
Reviewer: 
Johan Mathew

Mathew on Subramaniam, 'The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral'


Lakshmi Subramaniam. The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (India), 2016. 296 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946704-4.

Reviewed by Johan Mathew (Rutgers University)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Piracy and Sovereignty in the Indian Ocean

Author: 
Pamela D. McElwee
Reviewer: 
Nga Dao

Dao on McElwee, 'Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam'


Pamela D. McElwee. Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. 312 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99548-9.

Reviewed by Nga Dao (York University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Environmental Governance in Vietnam

Author: 
Anjali Nerlekar
Reviewer: 
Madhuri Deshmukh

Deshmukh on Nerlekar, 'Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture'


Anjali Nerlekar. Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture. FlashPoints Series. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016. xix + 292 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3274-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3273-3.

Reviewed by Madhuri Deshmukh (Oakton Community College)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

Workshop on ‘Meiji Japan in Global History’ @ SOAS University of London on 8 September 2018, public welcome

‘Meiji Japan in Global History’

Date: 8 September 2017Time: 10:00 AM to  5:00 PM

Venue: SOAS University of London, Main College Buildings, Russell Square Room: 116

Type of Event: Publication Workshop

 

Co-Convenors:

Catherine L Phipps, University of Memphis

Christopher Gerteis, SOAS University of London

 

New Articles of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review (86.3, August 2017)

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following articles that may interest H-ASIA list subscribers:

- “‘Into the Dark Cold I Go, the Rain Gently Falling’: Hawai’i Island Incarceration,” by Kelly Y. Nakamura

- “From Memory Making to Money Making? Japanese Travel Writers’ Impressions of Cross-Cultural Interaction in the Southwestern Pacific Islands Battle Sites, 1962-2007,” by Ryota Nishino