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Position, Assistant Professor of History (Middle East and/or South Asia ), Rider University

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49341

Rider University, History

Assistant Professor - History (Middle East and/or South Asia )

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   New Jersey, United States
Position:   Tenure Track Faculty

Position, Assistant Professor in the Architecture and Art of the Islamic World, University of British Columbia

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49340

University of British Columbia, Art History, Visual Art & Theory

Assistant Professor in the Architecture and Art of the Islamic World

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   British Columbia, Canada
Position:   Assistant Professor

NCC welcomes its new Chair-Elect Setsuko Noguchi

NCC welcomes its new Chair-Elect Setsuko Noguchi

 

The NCC Council announces the election of Setsuko Noguchi, Japanese Studies Librarian of the East Asian Library and the Gest Collection at Princeton University as NCC Chair-Elect.  She will serve a one-year term as chair-elect during calendar year 2015 before assuming her three-year term as NCC Chair from 2016-2018. 

 

Call for Papers: Asian Studies Conference Japan, June 20-21, 2015

Call for Papers: ASCJ 2015

The Executive Committee of the Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ) invites proposals for panels, roundtables, and individual papers to be presented at the Nineteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan. The conference will be held on the Shirokane campus of Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo on Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21, 2015. All presentations are in English.

Please visit the ASCJ website for details: http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~ascj/

Re: Confucius Institutes and European Association for Chinese Studies


Yes, and also see the EACS official "Letter of Protest at Interference in EACS Conference in Portugal, July 2014," at the main page, http://www.chinesestudies.eu/, as well as at: http://www.chinesestudies.eu/index.php/433-letter-of-protest-at-interference-in-eacs-confe...

And, there has been quite a lot of news coverage of this page-ripping incident. See f ex these commentaries:

CFP: Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies

Dear colleagues,

Dan Stevenson and I are delighted to inform you that the Chung-Hwa Buddhist Journal is now called the Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies (JCBS). Our new website is here: http://www.chinesebuddhiststudies.org/ , where you will find the current and previous issues of the journal available for free download. Our current issue features five article by Bryan Lowe, Erik Hammerstrom, Douglas Gildow, Venerable Guo Jing, and Thomas Newhall.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report: 11 August 2014 to 18 August 2014

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 August
2014 to 18 August 2014. These job postings are included here based on
the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the
H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more
information.

AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

University of the South - Assistant Professor of International and
Global Studies
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49286

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Recent Reviews

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)

Author: 
Arjun Subramaniam
Reviewer: 
Manjeet S. Pardesi

Pardesi on Subramaniam, 'India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971'

Arjun Subramaniam. India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. 576 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-241-5.

Reviewed by Manjeet S. Pardesi (Victoria University of Wellington) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Call for Nominations: President of the Journal of Women’s History Board of Trustees

The Journal of Women’s History is currently seeking nominations, including self-nominations, for its next President. This six-year term will begin in January 2019. Interested candidates will be asked to send a CV and a couple of paragraphs explaining how their scholarly, academic, administrative, and/or organizing experience prepares them to preside over the JWH Board.

Position, Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities, Harvard University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57095

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in modern Korean humanities. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. We are particularly interested in scholars who combine strengths in film, media, and/or popular cultural studies with interdisciplinary and transnational range.  All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Korean.