I would like to announce my new book, Christian Circulations: Global Christianity and the Local Church in Penang and Singapore, 1819-2000, which was published last month by NUS Press (978-981-3251-09-0; paper, 430 pp.) Christian Circulations is a study of urban missions in two British colonial port cities, Penang and Singapore, but also a transregional history of evangelical Christianity and the Open Brethren movement
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I hope you are all keeping safe and well during these extraordinary times.
We are delighted to resume the research activities of the SOAS Centre of Buddhist Studies with the first event in the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Lecture series in Chinese Buddhism.
I am happy to announce the publication of the latest issue of the Made in China Journal. You can download the PDF at this link: https://madeinchinajournal.com/2020/10/19/spectral-revolutions/
- Editorial (The Editors)
- What about Whataboutism? | Ivan Franceschini and Nicholas Loubere
- China’s Second-generation Ethnic Policies Are Already Here | Gerald Roche and James Leibold
John Man. Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China. New York: Pegasus Books, 2020. 336 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64313-327-0.
Reviewed by Anatoly Khazanov (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Asia (October, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Wayne Patterson. In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888. Korea Research Monographs Series. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2012. xii + 193 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55729-100-4.
Karolina Hutková. The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2019. xii + 257 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-394-2.
Reviewed by Monish Borah (University of California- Irvine) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Integration or Decoupling: What Lies Ahead?
Thursday, November 12, 4:30-5:45pm PT / 7:30-8:45pm ET via Zoom
With the November elections right around the corner, China has been a central focus of both parties' campaigns. Recent talk of decoupling has raised questions about the likelihood and potential effects of such a possibility. This webinar will discuss what the outcome of the November elections might mean for the future of global trade, investment, and US-China relations against the backdrop of rising nationalism and xenophobia.
Please check out the virtual exhibit, "Mithila Art in the Time of COVID-19," hosted by the Syracuse University Museum of Art and curated by Susan S. Wadley, professor emerita of anthropology at Syracuse University.