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Re: Question about "Ear Mound" in Kyoto, with ears/noses from the Imjin War

Thanks for sharing this evocative and moving excerpt from your forthcoming book. Having just finished reading Min Jin Lee's novel _Pachinko_, I found that your post offered some valuable context to the tribulations of Koreans in 20th-century Japan. I hope you find out when and why the name shifted from Nose Mound to Ear Mound.

Call for Articles - Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs

Published by the Air University Press, The Air Force Journal of Indo–Pacific Affairs (JIPA) is a professional journal of the US Air Force and a forum for worldwide dialogue regarding the Indo–Pacific region, spanning from the west coasts of the Americas to the eastern shores of Africa and covering much of Asia and all of Oceania.

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture 6.30 Tuesday 19th February - Dr. Oliver Crawford (University of Cambridge): The Languages of Indonesian Socialism

Dear All,

You are warmly invited to the Royal Asiatic Society on Tuesday 19th February at 6.30pm for a lecture by Dr. Oliver Crawford (University of Cambridge) entitled The Languages of Indonesian Socialism.

Venue: The Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD

The event is free and open to all.

The Languages of Indonesian Socialism - Synopsis

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Gyanesh Kudaisya
Reviewer: 
Subho Basu

Basu on Kudaisya, 'A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s'

Gyanesh Kudaisya. A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s. India: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809855-3.

Reviewed by Subho Basu (McGill University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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)

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Position, Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia, Columbia University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58299

Columbia University, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) at Columbia University invites applications for the role of Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia for academic year 2019-2020.