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Re: Call for Manuscripts: “Asian Literature in the Humanities and the Social Sciences"

The deadline for manuscripts for this special section has been extended to August 23rd, 2019.

Prospective authors are welcome to email me 1-3 paragraph descriptions of possible manuscript ideas and will receive prompt replies to queries at lucien-ellington@utc.edu

Cordially,
Lucien Ellington

Re: Walter Hauser, Emeritus Professor of History, 1927-2019

Vijay has written such a remarkable account of Walter’s lie that that there is not much to add. I would, however like to talk quickly about Walter’s relationship with his students. Since unlike Vijay and Wendy I received my BA at a different institution I must mention the role Anand Yang played in changing my life twice. The first was in 1975 when I took his modern India course at Utah. The second was when he sent me to Virginia to work with Walter Hauser.

Position, Postdoctoral researcher, Buddhist Studies, University of Heidelberg

For details, seen https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58642

University of Heidelberg, Centre for Transcultural Studies
Postdoctoral researcher, Buddhist Studies

The Department of Buddhist Studies in the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS) at Heidelberg University is looking to appoint a full-time postdoctoral researcher for three years.

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Thursday June 27th: Dr. Ravinder Reddy – Numinous Imagery on Arms and Armour of the Indian Subcontinent

Dear all,

Next Thursday (June 27th) the Society will host a lecture by Dr. Ravinder Reddy on the topic of Numinous Imagery on Arms and Armour of the Indian Subcontinent, starting at 6.30pm. The lecture is free and open to all.

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Author: 
Kaveh Yazdani
Reviewer: 
Monish Borah

Borah on Yazdani, 'India, Modernity and the Great Divergence: Mysore and Gujarat (17th to 19th C.)'

Kaveh Yazdani. India, Modernity and the Great Divergence: Mysore and Gujarat (17th to 19th C.). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2017. xxxii + 669 pp. $246.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-33079-5.

Reviewed by Monish Borah (University of California- Irvine) Published on H-Asia (June, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Julia Anne Stephens
Reviewer: 
David Gilmartin

Gilmartin on Stephens, 'Governing Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in South Asia'

Julia Anne Stephens. Governing Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in South Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiii + 220 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-62628-3.

Reviewed by David Gilmartin (North Carolina State University) Published on H-Asia (May, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.)
Reviewer: 
S. Akbar Zaidi

Zaidi on Hyder and Bhagavan, 'Hidden Histories'

Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.). Hidden Histories. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 328 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655284-6.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Zaidi (Columbia University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53364

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