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Position, Visiting Fellowships, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute

For details, see URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58546

The Regional Social and Cultural Studies (RSCS) Programme and Indonesia Studies Programme (ISP) at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (formerly Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) invite applications for the following Visiting Fellowships:

1.        Visiting Fellow – Media, Technology and Society (6 months)

2.        Visiting Fellow – Demographic Change (1 year)

Position, Part-Time Lecturers, Department of History, University of California - Riverside

For details, see URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58553

The  Department  of  History  at  the  University  of  California,  Riverside,  seeks  to  develop  a  pool  of  highly qualified  Lecturers  to  fill  possible  part-time  openings  during  the  2019-2020  academic  year.  Candidates prepared to teach in the following areas of specialization 
are invited to submit applications:

Call for applications: PhD in International Relations at UMT

Call for applications: PhD in International Relations at UMT

The School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSS&H) at UMT is offering a PhD degree in International Relations. The PhD International Relations is a competitive cutting-edge program of rigorous training designed to promote interdisciplinary critical research. In keeping with the diverse and vibrant social research tradition, program supports theoretical and methodological plurality and multiple approaches to examine contemporary social and political issues.

Member Book, U, Creating the Intellectual: Chinese Communism and the Rise of a Classification

Dear Editor,

I am glad to announce the publication my new (and open access) book.

Creating the Intellectual: Chinese Communism and the Rise of a Classification 

by Eddy U

University of California Press, 2019

247 pages

ISBN: 9780520303690

Read and downloadable via: https://luminosoa.org/site/books/10.1525/luminos.68/

Abe Fellowship Colloquium: "Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation" (June 7)

ABE FELLOWSHIP COLLOQUIUM

安倍フェローシップ・コロキアムのご案内

 

Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation

「ロボ・サピエンス ジャパニカス: ロボットとジェンダー、家族そして日本国民」

 

Speaker:                    

Jennifer Robertson, Ph.D. ジェニファー・ロバートソン

Professor, University of Michigan/Abe Fellow(2010)

ミシガン大学人類学教授 安倍フェロー(2010年度)

                                                        

When:                       

Friday, June 7, from 4 pm to 6 pm

Pages

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.)
Reviewer: 
S. Akbar Zaidi

Zaidi on Hyder and Bhagavan, 'Hidden Histories'

Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.). Hidden Histories. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 328 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655284-6.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Zaidi (Columbia University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53364

Author: 
Santanu Das
Reviewer: 
Shrabani Basu

Basu on Das, 'India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs'

Santanu Das. India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xxiii + 466 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-44159-0.

Reviewed by Shrabani Basu (Historian and journalist) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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