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

Re: New Book: Thailand's International Meditation Centers

Editor's note: due to a persistent technical issue on Dr. Schedneck's side, we are posting this announcement on her behalf.

Dear Colleagues, I am happy to announce that my book, "Thailand's International Meditation Centers: Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices," published in Routledge's Contemporary Asian Religions Series in hardback in 2015 is now available in paperback. I hope this more affordable format will make the book more available to you. Here is the link to the book on the publisher, Routledge's site: 

Position, Postdoctoral Position, Chinese Studies, Freie Universitaet Berlin

​For details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55127

The Graduate School of East Asian Studies at Freie Universitaet Berlin (Germany) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship [limited 2 years with a focus on China], beginning on 1 November 2017. Salary terms of E 13 TV-L in the German public sector.

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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

EAA Call for Book Reviews and Book Essay Reviews

We seek reviewers for the following titles that appear to have potential for enhancing teacher and professor knowledge about Asia or possibly be assigned to students. Potentially interested reviewers should directly contact EAA Editor Lucien Ellington via his email address at l-ellington@comcast.net. Typically, EAA essay reviews are 1,200-1,500 words. EAA also publishes 500-800 word book reviews. Please include a short rationale as to why you are interested in this particular book.

PHD-SCHOLARSHIPS > Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany invites applications for two PhD scholarships for dissertation projects related to Buddhism.

Call for application: 3-year doctoral fellowship in Urban Anthropology of Youth in Southeast Asia (Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam)

EASt opens one doctoral position
EASt, the Research centre on East Asia at the Maison des Sciences Humaines of the Université libre de Bruxelles (MSH-ULB), seeks to hire one doctoral research fellow starting from October 2017.