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Kentucky Foreign Language Conference
April 23-25, 2015 – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky
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East Asian Studies
Mirjam Künkler (Princeton University) and I are planning to hold a double session on "Female Religious Authority in Southeast Asia: Exemplars, Institutions, Practices" at the EuroSEAS Conference in Vienna, August 11-14, 2015.
Further on the looming extinction of elephants, driven above all by the massive rise in the last few years of vain, deeply shameful, Chinese luxury consumption of ivory that motivates the current slaughter and smuggling:
Elephant ivory trade in China: Trends and drivers
by Yufang Gao and Susan G. Clark
Biological Conservation Volume 180, December 2014, Pages 23–30
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I would like to bring to your attention my latest publication on the relations between play and culture in Japan: License to Play: The Ludic in Japanese Culture (University of Hawai'i Press, 2014; 224 PP. ISBN: 978-0-8248-3940-6 ).
CFP, panel: Heritage diplomacy and networks of conservation knowledge
Conference: Knowledge Transfer and Cultural Exchanges, CHAM International Conference, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 15-18 July 2015
Convener: Tim Winter, Deakin University
Conference dtails: http://www.nomadit.co.uk/cham/cham2015/panels.php5?PanelID=3352
Dear H-Asia colleagues,
I am posting this on behalf of a senior colleague, Prof. Deborah Howard. It would be greatly appreciated if you could circulate the news to other Asianists.
From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=217674
The International Journal of Korean History is an international scholarly journal, launched with the support of the "Brain Korea 21 Education and Research Group for Korean History" at Korea University, and published by the Center for Korean History. The Journal promotes original research and new analyses and interpretations through articles, book reviews, and translated scholarly works related to Korean history.
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)
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
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
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Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature presents cutting-edge research on modern literary production, dissemination, and reception in China and beyond. It also publishes works that study the shaping influence of traditional literature and culture on modern and contemporary China.