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CfP: EuroSEAS panel "Female Religious Authority in Southeast Asia: Exemplars, Institutions, Practices"

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

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:

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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320714003371#af010

Elephant ivory trade in China: Trends and drivers
by Yufang Gao and Susan G. Clark
Biological Conservation Volume 180, December 2014, Pages 23–30

Member publication: License to Play: The Ludic in Japanese Culture

Apologies for cross-posting

Dear Colleagues,

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 (Conference): Heritage diplomacy and networks of conservation knowledge

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

Email: tim.winter@deakin.edu.au

Conference dtails: http://www.nomadit.co.uk/cham/cham2015/panels.php5?PanelID=3352

CFP: International Journal of Korean History

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.

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Recent Reviews

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)

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

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