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CFP (Reminder): Asian Studies Conference Japan 2015

2015 ASCJ Call for Papers Reminder

Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) is now accepting proposals for panels, roundtables, and individual presentations for ASCJ 2015, to be held on the Shirokane campus of Meiji Gakuen University, June 20-21, 2015. The deadine for all submissions is October 15, 2014. Information and online proposal forms are available on the ASCJ website: http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~ascj/

Everyone world-wide interested in Asian Studies is invited to participate.

CFP - New Directions in Indian Ocean Studies

 International  Conference  on 

“New Directions in Indian Ocean Studies” at OUCIP, Hyderabad, India

February 26-28 2015

 The Osmania University Centre for International Programmes (OUCIP) proposes to organize an international  conference on what is new and innovative in Indian Ocean studies in February 2015 in Hyderabad, India.

CFP (Reminder): Rural Chinese Society in the 21st Century: Emerging Themes & New Challenges

CFP REMINDER: DEADLINE APPROACHING (OCTOBER 8, 2014)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Studying Rural Chinese Society in the 21st Century: Emerging Themes and New Challenges 

March 9-11, 2015, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Confirmed keynote speaker: Jonathan Unger (ANU)

Monash Asia Institute International Conference "Asian Cultural and Media Studies Now"‏

Dear all friends, 

We are happy to invite you to Monash Asia Institute's International Conference "Asian Cultural and Media Studies Now".

The conference will critically revisit some of the key issues in the study of Asian culture, media and communications, which have been developed rapidly over the last twenty years, to discuss what kinds of new approaches and scholarly frameworks are required in the current socio-historical context.

We look forward to seeing you at Monash University in November!

Extended Call for Abstracts: Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century

Extended Call for Abstracts:  Special Issue of Gender & History Volume 28:3 (November 2016) on “Gender and Global Warfare in the Twentieth Century”

The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to October 31, 2014

Edited by Louise Edwards (UNSW Australia), Martha Hanna (University of Colorado), and Patricia M. E. Lorcin (University of Minnesota).

Confucius about-face: "Chicago to Close Confucius Institute"

[Editor's Note: H-Asia welcomes discussion, please keep it coming. We can only publish what you send us. -EB]

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Hi all, —maybe because it’s so tedious to post things in the new H-net, mostly we see not discussions, but conference announcements etcetera posted on instruction (many thanks for all those, of course!). Yet the posts are still called "discussion posts"  . . . so:

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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

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

 

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.