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Object Lessons from Tibet & the Himalayas

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We would like to invite you to the launch of a new research network, Object Lessons from Tibet & the Himalayas. This one-day seminar takes place on the 9 June at the University of Manchester, UK and brings together researchers working with the visual and material culture of Tibet and the Himalayas.
Author: 
Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner
Reviewer: 
Pushkar Sohoni

Sohoni on Eaton and Wagoner, 'Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600'


Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner. Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. Illustrations. xxvi + 395 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809221-6.

Reviewed by Pushkar Sohoni (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

New NCC (North American Council on Japanese Library Resources) Executive Director Named

Dear Colleagues,
 

I am very pleased to pass on the following announcement of broad interest.  I note that the NCC has a long, important collaborative with its international counterparts i Europe, Japan and elsewhere, and in the context of developing Japanese library holdings across diverse geographic locations, this new appointment of Tara McGowan is very important.
 

Philip C. Brown


 
Forwarded Message:
 

May 1, 2017, For Immediate Release

 

From: Setsuko Noguchi, NCC Chair

Call for Manuscripts: "Demographics, Social Policy, and Asia (Part I)"

Education About Asia (EAA) is the peer-reviewed teaching journal of the Association for Asian Studies. Our print and online readers include undergraduate instructors as well as high school and middle school teachers. Our articles are intended to provide educators and academics in the humanities and social sciences who are often not specialists with basic understanding of Asia-related content. Professors and high school teachers also utilize many EAA articles and essays as student readings.  Qualified referees evaluate all manuscripts submitted for consideration.

TOC Journal of American-East Asian Relations, Volume 24, Issue 1

The most recent issue of the Journal of American-East Asian Relations, Volume 24, Issue, 1, is now in print and available on line.  Here follows the Table of Contents:

 

Editorial

James I. Matray

Articles

Any Enlightened Government: Mortimer Graves’ Plan for a National Center for Far Eastern Studies, 1935–1946
Matthew D. Linton

Trans-Pacific Cultural Connections: The University of Illinois and China
Poshek Fu

Call for Authors on Chinese History and other Asian History Topics for Gale Researcher

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Hello,
 
I am the series editor of a volume on World History for the Gale Researcher, a new multi-media product for undergraduates being published by Gale, a publisher and di

CFP Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures 2017: “Science Fictions”

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Mechademia Conference on Asian Popular Cultures 2017:

Science Fictions”

Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Minneapolis, Minnesota

September 22-24, 2017

Keynote Speakers: Tatsumi Takayuki and Kotani Mari               

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Author: 
Manan Ahmed Asif
Reviewer: 
Andre Wink

Wink on Asif, 'A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia'


Manan Ahmed Asif. A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66011-3.

Reviewed by Andre Wink (University of Wisconsin)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Andrade and Hang, 'Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700'


Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds. Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. viii + 386 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5276-4.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner
Reviewer: 
Pushkar Sohoni

Sohoni on Eaton and Wagoner, 'Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600'


Richard M. Eaton, Phillip B. Wagoner. Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. Illustrations. xxvi + 395 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809221-6.

Reviewed by Pushkar Sohoni (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

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