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Position, Lecturer in Japanese Studies, The University of Sydney

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57956

The Department of Japanese Studies within the School of Languages and Cultures is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Japanese language and culture, with specialisation in sociocultural approaches to language and/or translation studies. The position is full-time continuing, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation for new appointees.

Position, Postdoctoral Fellowships and PhD scholarships on Early modern East Asian History, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58115

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates for the following positions as part of the European Research Council funded project, Aftermath of the East Asian War of 1592-1598:

1. POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN 17TH AND/OR 18TH CENTURY EAST ASIAN HISTORY (CHINA).  

2. POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER IN 17TH AND/OR 18TH CENTURY EAST ASIAN HISTORY (KOREA).  

3. PHD BURSARY IN 17TH-19TH CENTURY JAPANESE HISTORY.  

Resident Fellowship at the Summer Institute for Chinese Studies, University of Pittsburgh

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Applications for a week-long intensive academic career development program are invited from junior scholars who have received their PhD degrees after 2015.  Eight scholars in a range of disciplines will be selected from a pool of international applicants.  Scholars will engage with leading Chinese studies facult

Launch of the digital archive "The Long Emergency. Media and Democracy in India"

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The government of India declared a national emergency citing internal instability in June 1975. By June 26th, the day after emergency had been declared, media outlets in the country had received instructions on news that must be censored. Some newspapers ran blank editorials as protests.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Upinder Singh
Reviewer: 
Caleb Simmons

Simmons on Singh, 'Political Violence in Ancient India'

Upinder Singh. Political Violence in Ancient India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 616 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97527-9.

Reviewed by Caleb Simmons (University of Arizona) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madeline Hsu

Hsu on Dirlik and Liao and Chuang, 'Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made'

Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds. Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made. Volume 45, issue 3 of boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0357-1.

Reviewed by Madeline Hsu (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Sunil Sharma
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Sharma, 'Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court'

Sunil Sharma. Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97585-9.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Princeton University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51825

Recent Threads

CFP, Sichuan Univ., Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion, June 24-30

Dear colleagues,
I share the following call for conference papers on behalf of Prof. Gil Raz. Please direct your inquiries to gil.raz@dartmouth.edu.

Call for Participants
Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion
Conference and Site Visits; Sichuan University, June 24-30