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Call for Documentaries: 7th Visual Documentary Project (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University)

 

Dear H-ASIA community, 

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University is calling for documentaries for the 7th Visual Documentary Project! We respectfully ask that if anyone has any filmmakers colleagues in Southeast Asia who'd like to participate in this project to forward the information below. Please help us reach out to young aspiring filmmakers in Southeast Asia! Project information is availble in 11 languages. 

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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, Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56886

The M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple junior and senior fellowships for autumn 2018/2019.

'Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan' at TUFS

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Dear colleagues,

The CAAS Unit at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Institute of Japan Studies) is pleased to announce a book review workshop on Dr Martyn Smith's recently published Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan (2018, Bloomsbury).

Call for Panelists: 2019 AAS Annual Conference, Denver, CO; March 21-24

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We are seeking presenters for a panel tentatively titled "Nation Building in Twentieth Century India." Historians have long examined how political figures played a key role in the emergence of free India.