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Recent Posts

TOC, Open access "Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review," December 2018 (No. 29)

by Keila Diehl, Managing Editor

The December 2018 open access issue of “Cross-Currents” is now available online at this link.

Special issue: "Diasporic Art and Korean Identity"
Guest edited by Hijoo Son (Phillips Academy) and Jooyeon Rhee (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Articles

Revisiting South-South/BRICs/Emerging Powers Investment and Development Aid

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In 2010, George Mason University hosted a conference titled "The New South-South Dynamic in Global Affairs: A Changing World Order?" The Global Affairs Seminar at Mason will revisit this conference with an afternoon of panel discussions focused on investment and development aid. This event is open to the public.

Extended CFP ISARS 2019 - Santiago de Chile, "Relations, connections, cosmologies: shamanism and spirit possession under the ethnographic lens"

The International Society for Academic Research on Shamanism (ISARS) and the Program of Anthropology, Institute of Sociology, UC, invites you to attend the 3rd international conference of ISARS which will be held at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile in November 27-30, 2019.

Call for Papers/Sessions has been extended until February 15th, 2019

East Asia Seminar Series at the University of Cambridge

Please see below the speaker list for our upcoming Lent Term East Asia Seminar Series at the University of Cambridge. This term, as you will notice, there are two talks outside of the normal Monday night pattern, we know it’s a bit out of the ordinary, but hope to see lots of you there. 

All talks will take place 17:00 – 19:00 in rooms 8/9, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. As usual the talks will be followed by a 30 minute Q&A, then a chance to stay and have a chat with the speaker over drinks and a snack. 

Extension of Deadline to 28 February 2019: CFP "Cultural Industries in Aging Asia"

International Conference:  Cultural Industries in Aging Asia

We extend the CFP deadline to 28 February 2019. We look forward to receiving your proposal!

Please see the detail at: https://networks.h-net.org/node/22055/discussions/2473857/cfp-cultural-industries-aging-asia

Summer internships at the Ringling Museum of Art, Florida

The Ringling Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the 2019 paid summer internship program. There are a number of possible projects for interns in the Asian department, so please encourage your grad students to apply. The internships are, unfortunately, restricted to applicants with current US visas allowing them to work in the US. 

Rhiannon Paget

Curator of Asian Art

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Recent Reviews

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)

Author: 
Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madeline Hsu

Hsu on Dirlik and Liao and Chuang, 'Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made'

Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds. Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made. Volume 45, issue 3 of boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0357-1.

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

Author: 
Sunil Sharma
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Sharma, 'Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court'

Sunil Sharma. Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97585-9.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Princeton University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51825

Recent Threads

CFP, Sichuan Univ., Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion, June 24-30

Dear colleagues,
I share the following call for conference papers on behalf of Prof. Gil Raz. Please direct your inquiries to gil.raz@dartmouth.edu.

Call for Participants
Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion
Conference and Site Visits; Sichuan University, June 24-30