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TOC: Bulletin of the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Vol. 95

The latest issue of Bulletin of the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Vol. 95 is now available online at: http://www.mh.sinica.edu.tw/bulletins.aspx

 

Contents

 

Special Issue on Urban Guidebooks and Representations of Space

 

[Articles]

Paul R. Katz........

Spatial Features of Temple Destruction Campaigns in Modern Chinese Cities

 

Poon Shuk-wah........

Conference of European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology (August, 24–27, 2017, University of Zurich)

Dear List Members,

The following is an announcement of an international conference hosted by the Section for East Asian Art History at the University of Zurich.

Conference of the European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology 

To be held at the University of Zurich, August 24-27, 2017

EAA Call for Book Reviews and Book Essay Reviews

We seek reviewers for the following titles that appear to have potential for enhancing teacher and professor knowledge about Asia or possibly be assigned to students. Potentially interested reviewers should directly contact EAA Editor Lucien Ellington via his email address at l-ellington@comcast.net. Typically, EAA essay reviews are 1,200-1,500 words. EAA also publishes 500-800 word book reviews. Please include a short rationale as to why you are interested in this particular book.

PHD-SCHOLARSHIPS > Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany invites applications for two PhD scholarships for dissertation projects related to Buddhism.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam
Reviewer: 
Johan Mathew

Mathew on Subramaniam, 'The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral'


Lakshmi Subramaniam. The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (India), 2016. 296 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946704-4.

Reviewed by Johan Mathew (Rutgers University)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Piracy and Sovereignty in the Indian Ocean

Author: 
Pamela D. McElwee
Reviewer: 
Nga Dao

Dao on McElwee, 'Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam'


Pamela D. McElwee. Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. 312 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99548-9.

Reviewed by Nga Dao (York University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Environmental Governance in Vietnam

Author: 
Anjali Nerlekar
Reviewer: 
Madhuri Deshmukh

Deshmukh on Nerlekar, 'Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture'


Anjali Nerlekar. Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture. FlashPoints Series. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016. xix + 292 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3274-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3273-3.

Reviewed by Madhuri Deshmukh (Oakton Community College)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

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Workshop on ‘Meiji Japan in Global History’ @ SOAS University of London on 8 September 2018, public welcome

‘Meiji Japan in Global History’

Date: 8 September 2017Time: 10:00 AM to  5:00 PM

Venue: SOAS University of London, Main College Buildings, Russell Square Room: 116

Type of Event: Publication Workshop

 

Co-Convenors:

Catherine L Phipps, University of Memphis

Christopher Gerteis, SOAS University of London

 

New Articles of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review (86.3, August 2017)

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following articles that may interest H-ASIA list subscribers:

- “‘Into the Dark Cold I Go, the Rain Gently Falling’: Hawai’i Island Incarceration,” by Kelly Y. Nakamura

- “From Memory Making to Money Making? Japanese Travel Writers’ Impressions of Cross-Cultural Interaction in the Southwestern Pacific Islands Battle Sites, 1962-2007,” by Ryota Nishino