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CFP (Conference): Media & Politics: Discourses, Cultures & Practices (Univ. Milan, 5/27-28/15)

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220680

CfP: MEDIA AND POLITICS: DISCOURSES, CULTURES, AND PRACTICES - University of Milan (Italy), 27th-28th May 2015

Location: Michigan, Italy
Call for Papers Date: 2015-03-20 (in 20 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-02-24
Announcement ID: 220680

MEDIA AND POLITICS: DISCOURSES, CULTURES, AND PRACTICES University of Milan (Italy), 27th-28th May 2015

ANN Journal of East Asian Libraries now fully digital, free access

[Ed. note: Submitted by Gail King. Readers of H-Asia will be well aware of the value of the CEAL to Asian Studies, and to have all the back issues of the Journal and its predecessors readily accessible at no cost via the website is an excellent addition to that record of service. RD]


The February 2015 issue of the Journal of East Asian Libraries (JEAL), No. 160, is now available. With this issue, JEAL becomes a fully online digital journal.

Call for Manuscripts for Book Series on Women and Gender in China Studies

Book series: Women and Gender in China Studies (ISSN: 1877-5772) www.brill.com/wgcs

Series Editor: Professor Grace S. Fong (McGill University).

Editorial Board: Louise Edwards (Hong Kong University), Robin D.S. Yates (McGill University) and Harriet T. Zurndorfer (Leiden University).

TOC Reconsidering Sustainability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Asia

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Nature and Culture has recently been published by Berghahn Journals. The first issue of the tenth volume of this journal is devoted to reconsidering sustainability through interdisciplinary perspectives from Asia. The main themes in the articles of this special issue revolve around the three pillars of sustainability (economic, social, and ecological) and include urbanization, disaster, vulnerability, resource consumption, and land use.

ANN New reviews on www.newbooks.asia and in The Newsletter (IIAS) 

Visit www.newbooks.asia to find and post reviews of academic (English language) books recently published on Asia. This review website is administered by the International Institute for Asian Studies (www.iias.nl), in Leiden, the Netherlands. 

Review copies can be requested using the online form (go to "available" on the site).

TOC: Journal of Asian Studies: Volume 74, Issue 1

Latest issue of the Journal of Asian Studies online at http://journals.cambridge.org/jas

Research Articles

Inside Taiwan's Sunflower Movement: Twenty-Four Days in a Student-Occupied Parliament, and the Future of the Region
Ian Rowen

The Historiography of India's Partition: Between Civilization and Modernity
David Gilmartin

Three Principles for an Asian Humanities: Care First . . . Learn From . . . Connect Histories
Donald R. Davis

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Danna Agmon
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Agmon, 'A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India'

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)

Author: 
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Prachi Deshpande

Deshpande on Crooks and Parsons, 'Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century'

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)

Author: 
Diana Lary
Reviewer: 
James Hudson

Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

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)

Recent Threads

Position, Open-rank positions (2) in Japanese History, Japanese Art History, Japanese Religious Studies and/or Japanese Visual Media Studies, Kanagawa University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_browse.php

Kanagawa University in Yokohama, Japan, invites applications for two full-time, open-rank faculty positions in the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, part of a new Faculty of International and Japan Studies that will be established in 2020. Appointments will begin April 1, 2020.

We seek applicants pursuing the following research specializations:

1) Japanese History;

2) Japanese Art History;

DIJ Talk 2 July: Johnson on Fūdo, From Ordinary Term to Philosophical Concept

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

 

You are cordially invited to the next session of the DIJ History and Humanities Study Group on Monday, 2 July 2018, 18.30 h at the DIJ Tokyo.

CFP, Workshop: Religious and Cultural Inclusion and Exclusion in Myanmar History

Religious and Cultural Inclusion and Exclusion in Myanmar History

Workshop #4
12–14 December 2018
Chiang Mai University

In view of the traumatic political events of the past year, we anticipate that a substantial number of papers will examine Islam and the Rohingya issue. We emphasize, however, that we welcome papers that examine otherethnic and religious groups that fall within this theme.