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Position, Lecturer of Japanese: University of Denver

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50551

University of Denver, Languages and Literatures

Lecturer of Japanese

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Colorado, United States
Position:   Lecturer

The Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Denver will hire a Lecturer of Japanese for appointment. This is a full-time, renewable lectureship with full benefits beginning September 1, 2015.

Position, Assistant Professor: World History (East/South Asia), Tennessee State University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50552

Tennessee State University, History, Political Science, Geography, and Africana Studies

Assistant Professor, World History with East or South Asia Emphasis

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Tennessee, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor

Position, Professor & Chair: Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Northeastern University

For full details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50553

Northeastern University

Professor and Chair - Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Massachusetts, United States
Position:   Department Chair, Full Professor

New book: Merchant Communities in Asia, 1600–1980

To members of the list,

We are delighted to announce the publication of our book, “Merchant Communities in Asia, 1600–1980” (Pickering & Chatto). This is the latest book in the series, “Perspectives in Economic and Social History”, co-edited by Jari Eloranta.

The introduction is available to read free on the series webpage, www.pickeringchatto.com/pesh and the book itself is available for purchase as either hardback or Kindle. The table of contents is below:

CFP Orientalism, Colonial Thinking and the Former Soviet Periphery (Vilnius, August 2015)

Call for abstracts / call for panels

Orientalism, Colonial Thinking and the Former Soviet Periphery

Exploring Bias and Stereotype Representations of Eastern and Central Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia

Vilnius University
August 27-29, 2015

Deadlines

CFP on Jesuits in Asia, Sixteenth Century Studies Conf, October 22-25, 2015 (Vancouver)

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2014 annual conference, to be held 22-25 October 2015 at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 
 
Author: 
Andrew David Field, ed. and trans.
Reviewer: 
Christopher Rosenmeier

Rosenmeier on Field and ed. and trans., 'Mu Shiying: China's Lost Modernist'

Andrew David Field, ed. and trans. Mu Shiying: China's Lost Modernist. RAS China in Shanghai Series. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 160 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-988-8208-14-2.

Reviewed by Christopher Rosenmeier (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Asia (February, 2015) Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Call for Manuscripts: Book Series on Religion in Chinese Societies

Book series: Religion in Chinese Societies (ISSN: 1877-6264) www.brill.com/rics

Series Editors: Professor Kenneth Dean (National University of Singapore; McGill University), Professor Richard Madsen (University of California, San Diego), and Professor David Palmer (University of Hong Kong).

Pages

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Upinder Singh
Reviewer: 
Caleb Simmons

Simmons on Singh, 'Political Violence in Ancient India'

Upinder Singh. Political Violence in Ancient India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 616 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97527-9.

Reviewed by Caleb Simmons (University of Arizona) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madeline Hsu

Hsu on Dirlik and Liao and Chuang, 'Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made'

Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds. Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made. Volume 45, issue 3 of boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0357-1.

Reviewed by Madeline Hsu (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Sunil Sharma
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Sharma, 'Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court'

Sunil Sharma. Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97585-9.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Princeton University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51825

Recent Threads

H-Net reviews posted to the web 14 Jan 2019 - 21 Jan 2019

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The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between
14 Jan 2019 and 21 Jan 2019.

Reviewed for H-Asia by Divya Cherian
   Sharma, Sunil.  _Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian
   Court_.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.  280 pp.