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John Law's paper and the forum that builds on it- freely available now

John Law was awarded the 2015 Bernal Prize for his outstanding contribution to the field of STS. Upon receiving this award, Law delivered a speech premised on the structure of an article entitled “Provincializing STS: Postcoloniality, Symmetry, and Method,” co-authored by Law and the current EASTS editor Wen-yuan Lin. In his talk, Law, instead of recapitulating what he had done in the previous research, proposed his latest approach of using “non-Western” concepts as analytical tools on his experiment.

Call for Participation: 48th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association

 

 

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

48th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association

April 4-7, 2018 | Sheraton Toronto Centre Hotel | Toronto, CN

Abstract/Session Proposal Deadline:  October 1, 2017

 

Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City’s Edge:

Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions

 

TOC South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 40, no. 2 (June 2017)

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies is pleased to announce the publication of its latest issue, June 2017, available online via Taylor & Francis at http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/csas20/current.

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 40, no. 2 (June 2017)

Special Section. Governing Landscapes: Territorialisation and Exchange at South Asia’s Himalayan Frontier

Guest Editor: Rune Bennike

CFP, "The Great Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Fate of the Countries and Peoples of the World," 7-9 November 2017, Vladivostok

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Call for Papers
Date: 
November 7, 2017 to November 9, 2017

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Recent Reviews

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

Author: 
Chitralekha Zutshi
Reviewer: 
Umair A. Muhajir

Muhajir on Zutshi, 'Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination'


Chitralekha Zutshi. Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. xv + 360 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945067-1.

Reviewed by Umair A. Muhajir (http://qalandari.blogspot.com)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

H-Net reviews posted to the web 17 Jul 2017 - 24 Jul 2017 (Asia-related)

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The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 17 Jul 2017 and 24 Jul 2017 (selected from the full list here).

Reviewed for H-Japan by Galen Amstutz
   Fumiaki, Iwata.  Kindai Bukkyō to seinen: Chikazumi Jōkan to