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University of Turku, Centre for East Asian Studies
Lecturer in Japanese, University of Turku
The University of Turku is a world-class multidisciplinary research university which offers interesting challenges and a unique vantage point to national and international research and education.
I am happy to announce that Cambridge University Press has added my 1999 monograph to the ACLS e-book collection and it will therefore be widely accessible without charge to the reader.
The detailed table of contents is posted below.
I am thrilled to announce that my book Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta. Studies in Environment and History Series (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018) is now out.
Danna Agmon. A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 236 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0993-7.
Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Institute of Advanced Studies, Nantes) Published on H-Asia (June, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds. Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 496 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61728-1.
Reviewed by Prachi Deshpande (CSSSC Kolkata) Published on H-Asia (May, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Diana Lary. China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949. New Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xii + 283 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.
Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
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Position: Researcher (open rank Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Assistant Research Fellow).
Field: Modern history.
Ph.D. (Taiwan or foreign). Applicants who have passed their final oral defense of doctoral dissertation are encouraged to apply.
Good comprehension of Chinese is required.
Ed. note: Posted on behalf of Prof. Don Baker of UBC, who is the author.
Scholars and artists are invited to submit essays, artist statements, interviews, book reviews, and performance reviews for Ecumenica 12.1, an issue on performance, religion, and India. This issue will be Ecumenica’s first issue as a publication of Penn State University Press.
I am happy to announce the publication of my book about Chinese political thought.