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Re: Announcing new H-Asia editors

Greetings H-Asia,

I am writing to introduce myself as a new editor for our network. As a part of the editorial team I am particularly eager to work on projects that will help to build an annotated archive of syllabi, teaching guides, reading lists in particular fields, and an archive of images that could be used in the classroom. I look forward to your input on these projects as I move ahead.

Possible short-term invitation to Osaka (Asia-Pacific Studies)

Dear Colleagues:
 
It would be our dream to make Osaka U. as a kind of "hub" for 
international research on the Asia-Pacific studies (social science).
In the age of Internet, we still place great emphasis on face-to-face
deep discussions. Consequently, I would like to apply for funding to invite 
scholars outside Japan who are working on any aspect of the Asia-Pacific
studies (social science).

CALL FOR PAPERS: AAS 2015, "Money, Power & Piety in Muslim Southeast Asia"

Money, Power, and Piety in Muslim Southeast Asia

We are organizing a panel for the conference of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) to be held March 26-29, 2015 in Chicago. A preliminary abstract follows, but will be revised in accordance to the papers selected.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Danna Agmon
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Agmon, 'A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India'

Danna Agmon. A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 236 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0993-7.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Institute of Advanced Studies, Nantes) Published on H-Asia (June, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Prachi Deshpande

Deshpande on Crooks and Parsons, 'Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century'

Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds. Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 496 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61728-1.

Reviewed by Prachi Deshpande (CSSSC Kolkata) Published on H-Asia (May, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Diana Lary
Reviewer: 
James Hudson

Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

Diana Lary. China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949. New Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xii + 283 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.

Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

TOC, Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, Volume 5, Issue 1 (April 2018)

The new issue of the Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, 5.1 (April 2018) is now available in print and online. All articles are ready to be downloaded via Duke University Press Journals Online (subscription needed) or Project MUSE (subscription needed).

 

Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture  Volume 5 Issue 1   April 2018

 

CFP, Pacific Russia: Transnational and Transimperial Perspectives on Modern Northeast Asia (from 18th century until the 1930s)

International Workshop at Bielefeld University, organised by Sergey Glebov (Amherst), Frank Grüner (Bielefeld), Andreas Renner (Munich) and Ivan Sablin (Heidelberg) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute (DHI) Moscow and its collaborative research project “Russia’s North Pacific”.

 

Position, Researcher(Open Rank), Academia Sinica, Institute of Modern History, Taiwan

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56857

Position: Researcher (open rank Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Assistant Research Fellow).

Field: Modern history.

Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. (Taiwan or foreign). Applicants who have passed their final oral defense of doctoral dissertation are encouraged to apply.

  2. Good comprehension of Chinese is required.