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CFP, International Conference on the “Xi Jinping Effect” (Banff, Canada, June 2019)

Dear all,

Sorry for cross-posting!

Ashley Esarey at University of Alberta and Rongbin Han at University of Gerogia are co-organizing a conference on the Xi Jinping Effect. The conference will be held in Banff, from June 26-28, 2019. 

For details, please click the following link:

https://www.ualberta.ca/china-institute/news-events/news/2018/december/call-for-papers

Online Resource: "Bodies and Structures: Deep-mapping Modern East Asian History 1.0"

We are pleased to announce the release of Bodies and Structures: Deep-mapping Modern East Asian History 1.0 (http://scalar.chass.ncsu.edu/bodies-and-structures). Bodies and Structures is a platform for researching and teaching spatial histories of East Asia and the larger worlds of which they were a part.

CFP, Eurasian Parliamentary Practices and Political Mythologies (Heidelberg, 17-18 June 2019)

Call for Papers:
Eurasian Parliamentary Practices and Political Mythologies:
Duma, Rada, Khural, Legislative Yuan, and Beyond

(Deadline: January 31, 2019)

June 17–18, 2019

University of Heidelberg

Organizers: Ivan Sablin (Heidelberg) and Egas Moniz Bandeira (Madrid)

CFP, "Lives Across Borders", 6th Annual Illinois Graduate Symposium on East Asia

CFP, "Lives Across Borders", 6th Annual Illinois Graduate Symposium on East Asia

Keynote Speaker: Sara Friedman, Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University Bloomington
Application: https://goo.gl/K43qqZ 
The deadline for submissions is Friday, Feb 8, 2019.

Call for Applications | Summer School | Cultures of Documentation in Persianate Eurasia (15th-19th Centuries)

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We are organising a summer school on 'Cultures of Documentation in Persianate Eurasia (15th-19th Centuries) in Vienna this summer, which will run from June 2 to June 7 2019. The deadline for application is February 28 2019.

 

CFP Family Policies in Asia

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CALL FOR PAPERS (DEADLINE: 28 FEBRUARY 2019)
Conference on Family Policies in Asia
21-22 Novermber, Singapore


Family policies have been on the rise in Asia in order to respond to recent dramatic demographic and socioeconomic changes that challenge both families and states.

Metodo: International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy: A Special Issue on "Mediation"

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Mediation

Guest Editors: Richard Stone (Hokkaido University) and Takeshi Morisato (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Deadline: August 31, 2019

20th Century East Asian Philosophies: Intercultural Entanglements and Original Contributions

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May 6–7 2019

A Conference on 20th Century East Asian Philosophies: Intercultural Entanglements & Original Contributions

Asian German Studies Seminar at German Studies Association (GSA)

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The 43rd German Studies Association (GSA) Conference in Portland, Washington (3-6 October 2019), will host seminars in addition to paper panels and roundtables.  Please participate in the seminar "Asian German Studies."

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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

CFP, Sichuan Univ., Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion, June 24-30

Dear colleagues,
I share the following call for conference papers on behalf of Prof. Gil Raz. Please direct your inquiries to gil.raz@dartmouth.edu.

Call for Participants
Epigraphic and Archaeological Sources for the Study of Daoist Lived Religion
Conference and Site Visits; Sichuan University, June 24-30