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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.

TAP Review spring issue, Technologies, now online!

The spring 2017 issue of the Trans Asia Photography Review is now available at tapreview.org. You may need to refresh your browser to see the new contents. Addressing the theme of “Technologies”, this issue features the following articles, projects and book reviews:

Kelly M. McCormick, Ogawa Kazumasa and the Halftone Photograph: Japanese War Albums at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Call for Papers: McGill University's IOWC Graduate Student Conference on Indian Ocean World History

IOWC Graduate Conference on Indian Ocean World History

20 October 2017
Call for Papers
McGill University's Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) welcomes submissions for its Graduate Conference on Indian Ocean World History on 20 October 2017.

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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

Member Book, Banerjee, Backerra, and Sarti (eds.), Transnational Histories of the 'Royal Nation'

 

Dear H-Asia Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce the publication of Milinda Banerjee, Charlotte Backerra, and Cathleen Sarti (eds.), Transnational Histories of the ‘Royal Nation’ (Palgrave, 2017), as part of the Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy series (ISBN: 978-3-319-50522-0; Pages xx+365).

Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize Award Announcement

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce that the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize for academic years 2014-2016 has been awarded to Matthew Mitchell (Duke, 2016) for his impressive Beyond the Convent Walls: The Local and Japan-wide Activities of Daihongan’s Nuns in the Early Modern Period (c. 1550–1868).  Mitchell’s dissertation was the unanimous selection of the prize committee out of a very strong pool of nominees. 

Ethics of Immigration: Is Japan’s immigration policy justifiable? Johan Rochel talk, Tokyo June 15, 2017

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The Contemporary Japan Group at the Institute of Social Science (ISS, or Shaken),
University of Tokyo, welcomes you to a lecture by
 
Johan Rochel
 (Visiting Researcher, University of Tokyo)