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Call for Applications to MA in Historical Studies, Ecology and Environment Studies at Nalanda University.

Nalanda University is a recently revived (from the ancient institution), international postgraduate university dedicated to rigorous, intellectual pursuit.

The university is located in Rajgir, Bihar, India – near the ancient university’s ruins.

TOC Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Volume 25 - Issue 02 - April 2015

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society   Volume 25 - Issue 02 - April 2015

[Ed. note: Please see the website linked above for pagination, doi citations and links to each item. RD]

Research Articles

The Creation of Sufi Spheres in Medieval Damascus (mid-6th/12th to mid-8th/14th centuries)
DAPHNA EPHRAT, HATIM MAHAMID

CFP (conference): "The Dynamics of Change in the Pakistan-Afghanistan Region: Politics on Borderland" (Department of Political Science, University of Peshawar, Pakistan)

For full details, see H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220574

Fourth Annual International Conference

Location: Pakistan
Call for Papers Date: 2015-06-12
Date Submitted: 2015-02-20
Announcement ID: 220574

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Dynamics of Change in the Pakistan-Afghanistan Region: Politics on Borderland

(June 12-14, 2015)

CFP (conference): “Energy in Modern Japan. Past, Present, Future," Nov 20-22, 2015, Leipzig University (Germany)

For full details, see H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220581

Call for Papers: “Energy in Modern Japan. Past, Present, Future," Nov 20-22, 2015, Leipzig University (Germany)

Location: Germany
Call for Papers Date: 2015-03-20 (in 25 days)
Date Submitted: 2015-02-20
Announcement ID: 220581

CFP: Call for Submissions – Verge: Studies in Global Asias

For full details, see H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=220429

Call for Submissions – Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Issue 4: Asian Empires and Imperialism), due Aug. 1

Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Publication Date: 2015-08-01
Date Submitted: 2015-02-15
Announcement ID: 220429

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report, 16 February - 23 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 16
February 2015 to 23 February 2015. 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 AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Bard Early Colleges - Faculty in Global/American History

2nd CFP 8th International Indonesia Forum, Surakarta, Indonesia, 29-30 July 2015

Dear colleagues,

Please help us spread the word about this conference:

8th International Indonesia Forum Conference: Discourses Exploring the Space between Tradition and Modernity in Indonesia

Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia 29-30 July 2015

2nd Call for Papers

 

8th International Indonesia Forum Conference Discourses Exploring the Space between Tradition and Modernity in Indonesia

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Gyanesh Kudaisya
Reviewer: 
Subho Basu

Basu on Kudaisya, 'A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s'

Gyanesh Kudaisya. A Republic in the Making: India in the 1950s. India: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809855-3.

Reviewed by Subho Basu (McGill University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Call for Articles, Reviews & Historiographical Essays: Essays in History

Fellow Historians,

Essays in History (EiH), the annual peer-reviewed journal of the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, is currently soliciting articles, book reviews, and historiographical essays for its fifty-second issue, to appear in the fall of 2019.

EiH is a journal for emerging scholars that has been staffed and published by graduate students at the Corcoran Department of History since 1954. Each year we publish peer-reviewed articles, as well as, book reviews and historiographical essays in all fields of history.

Conference: Transfer of Scientific and Technical Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period (Sino-German Center for Research Promotion Beijing, March 30 – April 1, 2019)

Conference: Transfer of Scientific and Technical Knowledge between Europe and China during the Early Modern Period

Sino-German Center for Research Promotion
Beijing, March 30 – April 1, 2019
    
Objectives of the Conference

Summer 2019 Study Abroad programs in Japan and Vietnam

Dear Colleagues,
 
Could you kindly forward the information below to motivated students?
 
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Students from all disciplines and universities are invited to apply to Gustolab
International's summer study abroad programs in Japan and Vietnam.
 
CRITICAL STUDIES ON FOOD SYSTEMS AND SUSTAINABILITY IN JAPAN - SUMMER 2019

CFP, Journeys ←→ Queer Elsewheres: A Symposium on South Asian Imaginaries (October 17th, 48th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI)

Call for Papers: Due May 15th

Journeys ←→ Queer Elsewheres: A Symposium on South Asian Imaginaries

October 17th, 48th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI