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APSA Chinese Politics Mini-Conference 2021 Call for Papers

APSA Chinese Politics Mini-Conference 2021 Call for Papers 

You are invited to submit an abstract for a proposed day-long conference on the domestic and international politics of China at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), which will be held from September 30 to October 3, 2021 in Seattle.

ONLINE SYMPOSIUM: "THE (IN)HOSPITABLE WORLD", Asian Film Archive, Singapore, 23 October 2020

Organisers: Kiu-wai Chu and Soh Kai Ruo

Host: Asian Film Archive, Singapore

This online symposium centres on Asian Film Archive's Reframe series – “The (In)hospitable World”, based on both the selected films and texts that address ecological, environmental, and public health issues represented in cinema of Asia. The three panels will cover:

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Author: 
John Man
Reviewer: 
Anatoly Khazanov

Khazanov on Man, 'Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China'

John Man. Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China. New York: Pegasus Books, 2020. 336 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64313-327-0

Reviewed by Anatoly Khazanov (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Asia (October, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Wayne Patterson
Reviewer: 
Joshua Van Lieu

Van Lieu on Patterson, 'In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888'

Wayne Patterson. In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888. Korea Research Monographs Series. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2012. xii + 193 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55729-100-4

Author: 
Karolina Hutková
Reviewer: 
Monish Borah

Borah on Hutková, 'The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850'

Karolina Hutková. The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2019. xii + 257 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-394-2

Reviewed by Monish Borah (University of California- Irvine) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Integration or Decoupling: What Lies Ahead for the US-China Trade War?

Integration or Decoupling: What Lies Ahead?

Thursday, November 12, 4:30-5:45pm PT / 7:30-8:45pm ET via Zoom

With the November elections right around the corner, China has been a central focus of both parties' campaigns. Recent talk of decoupling has raised questions about the likelihood and potential effects of such a possibility. This webinar will discuss what the outcome of the November elections might mean for the future of global trade, investment, and US-China relations against the backdrop of rising nationalism and xenophobia.