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Call for Abstracts: Third World Women and the Politics of Difference in Feminist Representations

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=218016

Third World Women and the Politics of Difference in Feminist Representations

13th-14th  March 2015

Lahore College for Women University, Lahore Pakistan

Call for Abstracts: Re-Imagining Hiroshima

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=217945

Call for Papers:  Re-imagining Hiroshima

Critical Military Studies, a Taylor & Francis Journal

Guest editors:

  • N.A.J. Taylor (Archive of Nuclear Harm, The New School, and University of Queensland)
  • Robert Jacobs (Hiroshima Peace Institute / Hiroshima City University)

Abstracts due: 30 November 2014 ​

SOAS invites applications to the 2015 Alphawood Scholarships

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=217902

SOAS invites applications to the 2015 Alphawood Scholarships

 

SOAS, University of London, invites applications to the second round of Alphawood Scholarships. The closing date for 2015 applications is 18 December at 1pm (UK time).

Chung-Hwa Institute Fellowship for Graduate Students

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=217889

Chung-Hwa Institute Fellowship for Graduate Students

The Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies is launching a new fellowship
program for graduate students who are working in pre-modern Chinese
Buddhism. This fellowship will be awarded annually to support MA thesis
research, PhD. Dissertation Research and PhD. Dissertation writing.

*I.          **Amount of Fellowship:*

*For Master Students:*

Site Going Offline: New Release of H-Net Commons Platform

An important notice from H-Net:
We are implementing an upgrade to the H-Net Commons platform.  The whole H-Net site will be offline for several hours during the day (Michigan time) on Thursday.

As a subscriber, please note that the site will look quite different when it comes back online, but your subscription settings will remain unchanged, and no action is needed on your part. We anticipate that the new interface will bring significant improvements to the usability of the H-Net Commons and H-Asia.

See below for the detailed announcement.

Voices of Partition

The Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in association with the 1947 Partition Archives cordially invites you to attend the 'Voices of Partition'.

Date: November 21, 2014

Time: 9:15 am onwards

Venue: Committee Room, SSS-I, JNU

For the deatils of the program please visit:

http://www.jnu.ac.in/Events/

Regards,

Author interview: Harleen Singh's The Rani of Jhansi: Gender, History, and Fable in India on New Books in South Asian Studies

Dear H-Asia,

In her beautifully written book The Rani of Jhansi: Gender, History, and Fable in India, Harleen Singh explores four representations of the famous warrior queen who led her troops into battle against the British. Harleen Singh discusses her book and future projects on the latest podcast from New Books in South Asian Studies. If you're interested you can take a listen here:

TOC: Modern Asian Studies, Volume 48 - Issue 06 - November 2014

Modern Asian Studies
Volume 48 - Issue 06 - November 2014

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?jid=ASS&volumeId=48&seriesId=0&issueId=0...


Research Articles
Magic, Modernity, and Orientalism: Conjuring representations of Asia
CHRISTOPHER GOTO-JONES
Modern Asian Studies, Volume 48, Issue 06, November 2014, pp 1451 - 1476

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.

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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

CFP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century, Nov. 16-17 in Berlin, Deadline: August 10, 2018

CFP: Governing Environmental Change: Science Diplomacy and the Global Politics of Knowledge since the 19th century

Organizers: Nadin Heé (FU Berlin), Mariko Jacoby (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin), Sönke Kunkel (John F. Kennedy-Institute/FU Berlin), Simone Turchetti (University of Manchester)

Venue: Berlin, November 16-17, 2018

Deadline: August 10, 2018

Register for The Body in Colonial India

Registration Closing Soon!

The Body in Colonial India: July 7, 2018 Goldsmiths, The University of London

Please join us for the Body in Colonial India Colloquium. Registration is free (including lunch) but space is limited. Please register by June 29, 2018. If you are interested in registering please complete the registration form through the link below. Spaces will be held on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Event Schedule:

10:00-10:15 registration and tea/coffee

10:15-10:30: Opening remarks

CFP Re-Envisioning Religious Studies As A Global Discipline

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The Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory and the University of Denver in conjunction with its partner faculty researchers abroad is sponsoring a two-day symposium prior to the American Academy of Religion meeting on the topic “Re-Envisioning Religious Studies As A Global Di

Position, Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56886

The M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple junior and senior fellowships for autumn 2018/2019.