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Re: Format of Job Postings on H-Asia

Dear H-Asia readers,

Now that we've had a couple of weeks of experience with the shorter format for job postings on H-Asia, this is a repeat call for comment from readers. Are the shorter job postings meeting your needs? Are you seeing enough information to determine whether to click on the link or delete? You can provide feedback by replying to this post, or by writing to the editors at editorial-asia@mail.h-net.msu.edu.

Postdoctoral Fellowships, "Global Asia," Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University, Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Institution Type:    College / University
Location:    Singapore
Position:    Post-Doctoral Fellow

Posting Date: 11/17/2014

See https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50177

CFA: JSPS-SSRC Fellowships (Deadline: December 1, 2014)

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship Program provides recent PhD recipients and ABDs (please see program eligibility requirements) with opportunities to conduct research in Japan under the leadership of a host researcher. The Social Science Research Council serves as the nominating authority for researchers in the humanities and social sciences.

Scholarship announcement: The ‘Virgin Lands Campaign’ in Kazakhstan, 1953-1970

Scholarship announcement for a research project on The ‘Virgin Lands Campaign’ in Kazakhstan, 1953-1970

Jacobs University Bremen is seeking a qualified PhD student (f/m) from Kazakhstan.

The research project is embedded in a larger research project on The International History of Rural Development since 1950 funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and coordinated by Marc Frey (Professor of Contemporary History/History of International Relations, Bundeswehr University Munich) and Corinna R. Unger (Professor of Modern European History, Jacobs University Bremen).

Scholarship Announcement: rural community development in India, 1950s to 1980s

Scholarship announcement for a research project on rural community development in India, 1950s to 1980s

Jacobs University Bremen is seeking a qualified PhD student (f/m) from India.

The research project is embedded in a larger research project on The International History of Rural Development since 1950 funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and coordinated by Marc Frey (Professor of Contemporary History/History of International Relations, Bundeswehr University Munich) and Corinna R. Unger (Professor of Modern European History, Jacobs University Bremen).

Storm: A Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Project, Co-curated by J. Lorenzo Perillo and Johanna F. Almiron

          

Storm: A Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Project,

Co-curated by J. Lorenzo Perillo and Johanna F. Almiron

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Storm: A Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Project, co-curated by J. Lorenzo Perillo and Johanna F. Almiron

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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

TOC, Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, Volume 5, Issue 1 (April 2018)

The new issue of the Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, 5.1 (April 2018) is now available in print and online. All articles are ready to be downloaded via Duke University Press Journals Online (subscription needed) or Project MUSE (subscription needed).

 

Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture  Volume 5 Issue 1   April 2018

 

CFP, Pacific Russia: Transnational and Transimperial Perspectives on Modern Northeast Asia (from 18th century until the 1930s)

International Workshop at Bielefeld University, organised by Sergey Glebov (Amherst), Frank Grüner (Bielefeld), Andreas Renner (Munich) and Ivan Sablin (Heidelberg) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute (DHI) Moscow and its collaborative research project “Russia’s North Pacific”.

 

Position, Researcher(Open Rank), Academia Sinica, Institute of Modern History, Taiwan

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56857

Position: Researcher (open rank Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Assistant Research Fellow).

Field: Modern history.

Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. (Taiwan or foreign). Applicants who have passed their final oral defense of doctoral dissertation are encouraged to apply.

  2. Good comprehension of Chinese is required.