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CfP: The Asian Arc of the Russian Revolution: Setting the East Ablaze?

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Universite Sorbonne Paris Cite and the National University of Singapore are pleased to announce a two-day conference on the trajectory of the Russian Revolution in Asia, broadly defined to include the Asian territories of the Russian Empire as well as Northeast, South and Southeast Asia.

Author: 
Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Andrade and Hang, 'Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700'


Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds. Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. viii + 386 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5276-4.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

6. Forum Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte / 6th Forum East Asian Art History

6. Forum Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte / 6th Forum East Asian Art History

Berlin, 16.–17. Juni 2017

Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Kleiner Vortragssaal, Takustr. 40, 14195 Berlin

 

Programm:

Freitag, 16. Juni 2017

9:00     Begrüßung durch Klaas Ruitenbeek (Museum für Asiatische Kunst, SMB)

9:15     Under Construction: Research Reports from the Museum für Asiatische Kunst, SMB

Yanlong Guo (Connecting Art Histories in the Museum Fellow): Exotic and Domestic: The Consumption of Bronze Mirrors in the Inner Asian Frontiers (300 BCE–300 CE)

Contemporary Photos of East & Southeast Asia

Colleagues: Once again as so often in the past, I am requesting photos of recent developments in East and Southeast Asia that i can use for the annual update of my textbook on the region. As a rule, as many of you know, what is most helpful are photos that reveal images, lettering or clothing styles that make it obvious that a photo is from a particular country or community and represent specific events such as the recent demonstrations in South Korea for example.

TOC Journal of International and Global Studies Volume 8 Number 2 April 2017

The Journal of International and Global Studies Volume 8 Number 2 April 2017 is online at http://www.lindenwood.edu/academics/beyond-the-classroom/publications/journal-of-internati....  The journal is a multidisciplinary open access journal with a large global audience.  Please feel free to download the essays, review essays, and book reviews for reading, printing, and distribution.  

Essays

New Articles of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following articles that may interest H-Asia list subscribers:

 

- “Four Centuries of Imperial Succession in the Comprador Pacific,” by Jason Oliver Chang

- “‘Happy for John Hay That He Is Dead’: Chinese Students in America and the U.S. Recognition Policy for the Republic of China, 1909-1913,” by Daniel M. DuBois

 

These articles can be accessed via the following link: http://ucpressjournals.com/journal.php?j=phr.

Reframing the Archive: The Reuse of Film and Photographic Images in Postcolonial Southeast Asia (23rd June 2017, London)

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In recent years, the decision to engage with colonial and postcolonial archives has become increasingly commonplace within Southeast Asian film, photography and visual culture.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Manan Ahmed Asif
Reviewer: 
Andre Wink

Wink on Asif, 'A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia'


Manan Ahmed Asif. A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66011-3.

Reviewed by Andre Wink (University of Wisconsin)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Andrade and Hang, 'Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700'


Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds. Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. viii + 386 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5276-4.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner
Reviewer: 
Pushkar Sohoni

Sohoni on Eaton and Wagoner, 'Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600'


Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner. Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. Illustrations. xxvi + 395 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809221-6.

Reviewed by Pushkar Sohoni (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

7th International Conference Buddhism & Australia

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It is our great pleasure to announce that the 7th International Conference Buddhism & Australia will be held on 1-3 February, 2018 in Perth, Western Australia. All Buddhists, scholars and members of the general public interested in Buddhism are invited to present their papers in this coming conference. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcomed as well the submission of pre-formed panel proposals

THE UNITED NATIONS AND DECOLONIZATION AFTER WORLD WAR II

June 8, 2017

Tulane University, History Department

115 Hebert Hall, Room 125 D

6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, USA

 

PROGRAMME

 

9:00h | Opening Remarks

Laura Rosanne Adderley – Tulane University

 

9:30h – 10:50h | Panel I – The United Nations, Trusteeship, and Non-Self-Governing Territories

 

Moderation: Aurora Almada e Santos – New University of Lisbon

 

Jessica Pearson – Macalester College

PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS> FWD [RISA-L LIST] Trump's budget: Please act immediately

From: "Korom, Frank J" <korom@bu.edu>
To: +++RISA ACADEMIC DISCUSSION LIST+++ <risa-l@lists.sandiego.edu>
Subject: [RISA-L LIST] Trump's budget: Please act immediately
Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 23:35:21 +0000

 

Forwarded from Rick Spees:

Dear Board members, center directors and others,