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Center for Asian Studies Roundtable on Xinjiang: Perspectives from the Field on China's Mass Incarceration of Turkic Muslims

Thursday, March 21, 2019 11:00-1:00, Center for Community Flatirons Room, CU Boulder campus

Join us for a roundtable discussion on Xinjiang. Free and open to the public. Please register by March 6th. Registration and more details here.

Bayly Prize 2019 - Call For Applications

The Royal Asiatic Society is pleased to invite nominations and applications for the 2019 Bayly Prize. The award of £2,500 will be made for an outstanding doctoral thesis in an Asian subject which falls within the scope of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society or of Modern Asian Studies. The thesis must have been examined and approved for the PhD degree at a British University in 2018. Applications must be submitted by 29 March 2019. Full application details can be found at:

 

CFP -- Transfer: Diffusions and Mobilities in the Built Landscapes of Asia and beyond (HKU)

Transfer: Diffusions and Mobilities in the Built Landscapes of Asia and beyond

Call for Papers

University of Hong Kong
Friday 31 May & Saturday 1 June, 2019

Graduate Student Organizers: Ting WANG, Diego Javier CARO, Chun Wai Charles LAI, Sben KORSH
Faculty Advisers: Cecilia CHU, Eunice SENG
Keynote speakers: Jiat Hwee CHANG, Kelly SHANNON & Giovanna BORASI

Author: 
Gyanesh Kudaisya
Reviewer: 
Subho Basu

Basu on Kudaisya, 'A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s'

Gyanesh Kudaisya. A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s. India: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809855-3.

Reviewed by Subho Basu (McGill University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for 11 February - 18 February

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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 February 2019 to 18 February 2019. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

 

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Author: 
Gyanesh Kudaisya
Reviewer: 
Subho Basu

Basu on Kudaisya, 'A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s'

Gyanesh Kudaisya. A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s. India: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809855-3.

Reviewed by Subho Basu (McGill University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Upinder Singh
Reviewer: 
Caleb Simmons

Simmons on Singh, 'Political Violence in Ancient India'

Upinder Singh. Political Violence in Ancient India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 616 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97527-9.

Reviewed by Caleb Simmons (University of Arizona) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Position, Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia, Columbia University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58299

Columbia University, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) at Columbia University invites applications for the role of Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia for academic year 2019-2020.