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AAS 2015 Panel Call-for-Papers
Panel Title: Inter-referencing Asian Urbanisms
Organizer: Rita Padawangi, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore
Co-Organizer/Chair: Eric C. Thompson, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore
We are seeking two to three additional paper presenters for the panel outlined below.
Call for Papers: Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Meeting 2015 (Chicago)
Panel title (Proposed)
Social Transformations and Religion in Early 20th Century China
We are looking for a potential fourth panelist on an AAS 2015 panel, organized around the general theme of time, with related themes of labor, gender, and the everyday.
Currently, we have three papers and a discussant.
The first paper, from Buyun Chen (Swarthmore College), draws on preliminary work on 17th CE manuals in China, and it will deal with the management of women’s labor and work in the extended household.
The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce the fourth competition for the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize, honoring Professor Weinstein’s many contributions to the study of East Asian Buddhism in North America. The prize will be awarded once every two years to the best Ph.D.
The Department of Communication Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies of Hong Kong Baptist University will co-organize the International Conference on Environment, Health, and Media in January 5 - 7, 2015. We welcome abstracts on any topics about (but are not limited to):
We are glad to inform you that the 370th thematic issue of « L’Europe en Formation » is out :
L’Union européenne et la Chine/The European Union and China
Editor - Coordinateur : Hartmut Marhold
Ian Morris - "The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: China, the European Union, and the United States in the Twenty-First Century"
Sebastian Bersick & Jörn-Carsten Gottwald - "Vous avez dit «puissance civile» ? Dix ans de partenariat stratégique de l’Union européenne avec la République populaire de Chine"
For our June 2015 issue, Writing from Below is calling for papers that address the broad theme of “Contamination from Above”. We invite authors to think about:
Now open for registration. Free!
A first-time MIT/Harvard MOOC, Visualizing Japan opens windows on Japan’s transition into the modern world through the historical visual record. Teachers include John Dower (MIT), Andrew Gordon (Harvard), and Gennifer Weisenfeld (Duke). Begins September 3, 2014.
This MOOC will be followed by Visualizing Postwar Tokyo by Shunya Yoshimi of the University of Tokyo.
REGISTER FROM THE edX COURSE SITES BELOW:
Free public seminars at Nan Tien Institute, 180 Berkeley Road, Berkeley (Wollongong) NSW, Australia.
The Spread of Buddhism: Ships, Camels, Planes, Electrons
Speaker: Professor Lewis Lancaster
Time: 1:30pm, Friday, 1st August 2014
Place: Conference Room, Nan Tien Temple
Explore a unique view of how Buddhism has spread and found acceptance around the world.
Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.
Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin) 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=52450
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
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)
A symposium on Text, Context, and Acts: Chinese Popular Religion
Call for Papers / Appel à Communications
We want to propose a panel for the International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) 2019, to be held in Leiden (Netherlands) from 16-19 July 2019, and we are looking for scholars willing to join us. The panel deals with Demobilization and Remobilization of veterans in Asia, ca. 1945-2000.