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Proposal Deadline for "Composite Realities: the Art of Photographic Manipulation in Asia"

Reminder: Deadline for proposals is the 16th of January, 2015!

Fall 2015 Special issue of the TAP Review, guest edited by Claire Roberts (University of Adelaide, Australia) and Yi Gu (University of Toronto, Canada)

Composite Realities: the Art of Photographic Manipulation in Asia

CFP: Galapagosizing Japan? The Third Bi-Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Japanese Studies (IAJS), May 11-13, 2015, Tel Aviv

Galapagosizing Japan?

The Challenges of Participation and the Costs of Isolation

 

The Third Bi-Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Japanese Studies (IAJS)

 

 

Dear Colleagues, 

 

Apologies for cross-posting

 

The Israeli Association for Japanese Studies would like to invite you to submit proposals for its third bi-annual conference, which will convene at Tel Aviv University, on May 11-13, 2015.

 

CFP:Shiʿi Studies Symposium: “The Practical Authority of the Imams and their Representatives”

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=218068

CFP : University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Symposium: “The Practical Authority of the Imams and their Representatives”

Date of Symposium: April 3rd-4th, 2015

Abstract submission deadline: January 5th, 2015

Completed papers due: March 20th, 2015

CFP: Transnational Cultural Interactions between Korea and Japan, From the Pre-modern to the Colonial Period

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=218057

Transnational Cultural Interactions between Korea and Japan,

From the Pre-modern to the Colonial Period 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, May 17–19, 2015

 

Keynote Speaker: Theodore Q. Hughes, Korea Foundation Associate Professor, Columbia University

Call for Submissions - ASIANetwork Exchange: a Journal of Asian Studies for the Liberal Arts

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=218060

The Editors of ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts invite submissions for consideration. The journal publishes both scholarly and pedagogical essays, as well as book and media reviews. We are a double blind, peer-reviewed journal with a 40% acceptance rate for 2013.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Kesavan Veluthat
Reviewer: 
Donald Davis

Davis on Veluthat, 'Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History'

Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52450

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. New Delhi: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-933552-4-4.

Reviewed by Vinita Damodaran (University of Sussex) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50474

Author: 
Joanna Wardęga, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alicja Bachulska

Bachulska on Wardęga, 'China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition'

Joanna Wardęga, ed. China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition. Chinskie Drogi Series. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2017. 456 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-83-233-4111-6.

Reviewed by Alicja Bachulska (War Studies University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Feminist Media Studies Special Issue CFP: Queer Pop in Post-2000 China

Since the 2000s, China’s media industrialization and cultural globalization have encouraged a burgeoning “queer pop”——that is, a soaring proliferation of non-normatively gendered and/or sexualized narratives and performances, cultural productions and inventions, artistic expressions and gestures, and social relations and kinship systems in China’s media, cultural, and creative industries and spaces.