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CFP (Conference): 2015 Asia-Pacific Conference on Business & Social Science (Thailand)

For full details, see H-Net Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220507

2015 The 3rd Asia -Pacific Conference on Business & Social Science (APCBSS 2015)

Location: Thailand
Conference Date: 2015-11-18
Date Submitted: 2015-02-18
Announcement ID: 220507

Announcement: Asian Conference on Teacher Education (Kazakhstan)

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220628

Asian Conference on Teacher Education

Location: Kazakhstan
Conference Date: 2015-05-28
Date Submitted: 2015-02-22
Announcement ID: 220628

We would like to invite you to the “Asian Conference on Teacher Education” which will take place on 28-30 May 2015 in Kazakhstan, Almaty.

CFP: Approaches to South Asian History | a special collection in Open Library of Humanities (deadline: Aug. 31)

Open Library of Humanities, a new open-access journal, invites articles on South Asian history (1) that synthesize findings from more geographically or temporally restricted studies to offer a picture of large-scale processes, or (2) that offer an example of collaborative research toward the same end. Topics may include but are not limited to:

CFP Journal of Current Chinese Affairs on "Assessing the Administration of President Ma Ying-jeou"

The Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, in cooperation with the European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan (CCKF-ERCCT), is inviting contributions for a new Taiwan edition on the topic:

Assessing the Administration of President Ma Ying-jeou

guest edited by Sabrina Habich & Stefan Fleischauer (ERCCT Tübingen)

 

H-Net reviews posted to the web 16 Feb 2015 - 23 Feb 2015

Selected from: H-Net Reviews <hbooks@mail.h-net.msu.edu>

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 16 Feb 2015 and 23 Feb 2015 (Asia-related).

Reviewed for H-Histsex by Joanna Bourke
Rittner, Carol; Roth, John K., eds..  _Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide_.  St. Paul: Paragon House, 2012.  liv + 263  pp.  $21.95,  ISBN 978-1-55778-898-6.
http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.php?id=39703

CFP (Journal): “Jewish-Muslim Relations in South Asia”--special issue of journal Café Dissensus

For full details, see H-Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220600

Call for Articles/Essays on "Jewish-Muslim Relations in South Asia" for a special issue of the online journal CAFE DISSENSUS

Publication Date: 2015-11-30
Date Submitted: 2015-02-21
Announcement ID: 220600

Café Dissensus

http://cafedissensus.com/

CFP (Journal) Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies--"Memories on the Move: Asian Connections"

For full details, see H-Net Announcement: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220663

Memories on the Move: Asian Connections; Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2015

Publication Date: 2015-06-30
Date Submitted: 2015-02-23
Announcement ID: 220663

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Vol. 42 No. 1 | March 2016

Call for Papers

Memories on the Move: Asian Connections

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2015

Author: 
Sunila S. Kale
Reviewer: 
Sudha Mahalingam

Mahalingam on Kale, 'Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development'

Sunila S. Kale. Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8796-3.

Reviewed by Sudha Mahalingam (Member, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India Retd.) Published on H-Asia (February, 2015) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Electricity Policy in India

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

Claudio Sopranzetti. Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28850-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28849-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rila Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Finn and Smith, 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857'

Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds. The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857. London: UCLPress, 2018. 500 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-029-8.

Reviewed by Rila Mukherjee (University of Hyderabad, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52111

Author: 
Phuong Tran Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sam Vong

Vong on Nguyen, 'Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon'

Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 236 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08288-7.

Reviewed by Sam Vong (University of Texas at Austin, Department of History) Published on H-Asia (September, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Position, Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian American, California State University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57977

California State University - Dominguez Hills, Asian-Pacific Studies Program
Assistant Professor, Southeast Asian American

The Program of Asian-Pacific Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Academic Year Assistant Professor with the appointment starting in Fall 2019.