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CFP: Panel for ICAS 11 in Leiden, 16-19 July 2019

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Dear colleagues,

My name is Mo Tian, a scholar with a background in social and political history of modern East Asian societies. I would like to put together a panel for the 11th International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS) in Leiden, Netherlands, 16-19 July, 2019.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 6 August - 13 August

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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 August 2018 to 13 August 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce.

Position, Assistant Professor of Sociology, in the study of China, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57083

The University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts (LSA) is seeking to appoint a Sociologist whose research and teaching is focused on the study of China. The position will be a joint appointment between the International Institute and the Department of Sociology. The candidate will be housed in that academic department and that will be their tenure home. This is a university year appointment effective September 1, 2019.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. New Delhi: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-933552-4-4.

Reviewed by Vinita Damodaran (University of Sussex) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50474

Author: 
Joanna Wardęga, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alicja Bachulska

Bachulska on Wardęga, 'China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition'

Joanna Wardęga, ed. China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition. Chinskie Drogi Series. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2017. 456 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-83-233-4111-6.

Reviewed by Alicja Bachulska (War Studies University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Arjun Subramaniam
Reviewer: 
Manjeet S. Pardesi

Pardesi on Subramaniam, 'India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971'

Arjun Subramaniam. India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. 576 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-241-5.

Reviewed by Manjeet S. Pardesi (Victoria University of Wellington) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Call for Proposals: Circulation - Trans Asia Photography Review, Spring '19

The Trans Asia Photography Review seeks articles and projects relating to the theme of Circulation for possible publication in our spring 2019 issue. We are interested in the ways that photographs have circulated to, from and within all regions of Asia. What have been the consequences of this circulation? How have historic platforms for the circulation of photographs (books, periodicals, exhibitions and catalogs, websites, collections, informal networks…) changed over time?

Position, Dean of Faculty of the Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57102

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk) is a forward-looking and intellectually vigorous university with the mission to be a first-class comprehensive research university, regionally and internationally....