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Seeking Accommodation in New Delhi- July 22-December 15, 2014

NOTE: Please reply directly to Dr. Sharma. RD


I will be teaching at the Ambedkar University in Delhi (AUD) from July 22 to December 15, 2014 and am looking for accommodation for myself.  The preference is for a furnished place that is within walking distance to the metro (campus is @ Kashmere Gate on the "yellow" line) and contains at least two rooms, bathroom, and access to kitchen facilities.

Kindly send all correspondence to:

Dunhuang Manuscripts Conference, Princeton University, September 2014

Prospects for the Study of Dunhuang Manuscripts: The Next 20 Years

Conference at Princeton University September 6-8, 2014

Research papers will be presented in all fields of Dunhuang manuscript studies, reflecting on promising avenues of research. 32 papers will be presented during 9 panels (schedule will be posted in July). Presenters will be senior scholars involved in the International Liaison Committee for Dunhuang Studies from greater China, Japan, Europe, and the US, joined by several younger scholars from the US.

Women in Chinese History (P. Ebrey)


FALL 1995
EALC 389
Women in Chinese History

Instructor: Patricia Ebrey

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

608 S. Mathews

e-mail  p-ebrey@uiuc.edu


Readings: a packet of articles plus five books to be purchased:

Johnson, Women, the Family and Peasant Revolution in China Ebrey, The Inner Quarters
Gilmartin et al, Engendering China
Honig and Hershatter, Personal Voices Ono, Chinese Women in a Century of Revolution, 1850-1950

Course requirements:


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Arjun Subramaniam
Manjeet S. Pardesi

Pardesi on Subramaniam, 'India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971'

Arjun Subramaniam. India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. 576 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-241-5.

Reviewed by Manjeet S. Pardesi (Victoria University of Wellington) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Carlo Coppola
S. Akbar Hyder

Hyder on Coppola, 'Urdu Poetry, 1935-1970: The Progressive Episode'

Carlo Coppola. Urdu Poetry, 1935-1970: The Progressive Episode. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 702 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-940349-3.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Hyder (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Danna Agmon
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)

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