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NEW ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL STUDIES, VOLUME 6, NUMBER 1, NOVEMBER 2014

A new issue of the online open access multidisciplinary Journal of International and Global Studies Volume 6, Number 1 November 2014 can be found at www.lindenwood.edu/jigs.  This issue has many Review Essays and Book Reviews dealing with Asian Studies published by members of the H-Asia list.   

TOC: New issue of Twentieth-Century China

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that the first issue of the 40th volume of Twentieth-Century China has been published.  The Table of Contents and editorial are appended below, as well as links to the articles. TCC is the official journal of the Historical Society for Twentieth-Century China (HSTCC), which welcomes new members. Information on membership is available here: http://hstcconline.org/

Kristin Stapleton

Chief editor, Twentieth-Century China

 

America and China:150 Years of Aspirations and Encounters (NEH 2015 Summer Seminars)

From H-Announce http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=218798

America and China:150 Years of Aspirations and Encounters,
NEH 2015 Summer Seminars for College and University Teachers July 12-31,2015

Location: Michigan, United States
Seminar Date: 2015-07-12
Date Submitted: 2014-12-15
Announcement ID: 218798

America and China: 150 Years of Aspirations and Encounters
NEH 2015 Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers

CFA: Post-Doc, PhD and Visiting PhD Fellowships, Mongol Empire @ The Hebrerw University

The European Research Council (ERC)  project   Mobility, Empire and Cross-Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering  Post-Docs, PhDs and Visiting PhD's fellowships beginning in 2015-16 for outstanding candidates fluent in Chinese, Arabic and Persian (at least one of the above) and with a sound knowledge of the history of the Mongol Empire. 

DEADLINE: February 1, 2015

For details about the fellowships (eligibility, value etc.) please visit

CFP Graduate Student Conference (University of Toronto): 'Divine Maps, Sacred Stories: Cartography and History in Religious Imaginations'

Please circulate widely

Divine Maps, Sacred Stories: 

Cartography and History in Religious Imaginations

 

A Graduate Student Symposium

Department for the Study of Religion 

The University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario

 

Keynote speakers:

Tisa Wenger, Yale Divinity School

Pamela Klassen, University of Toronto

April 16-17, 2015

 

New Book Series: Asian Cultural Studies: Transnational and Dialogic Approaches

New Book Series: Asian Cultural Studies: Transnational and Dialogic Approaches

I am very pleased to announce a new series edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Professor of Media and Cultural Studies & Director of Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia .

PhD Fellowships: The Asian Sphere: Trans-Cultural Flows - The Hebrew University and Haifa University

PHD FELLOWSHIPS

The Asian Sphere: Trans-Cultural Flows Program

 

The Asian Sphere offers a unique opportunity for outstanding candidates, at the MA and PhD level, to enroll in a multidisciplinary and inter-university graduate program that deals with the Asian continent.

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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

Fellowships within the program "4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics", Berlin

The Berlin-based research and fellowship program "4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics" invites scholars to apply for up to two doctoral and six postdoctoral fellowships for the academic year 2019/2020.

Deadline for applications: 15 April 2019

From the H-Net Job-Guide:
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58404

Seeking Fellow Panelists for South Asia Conference - Univ of Wisconsin-Madison

Good Morning,

I am looking for fellow material culture historians, historical archaeologists, cultural historians, or world historians to form a panel for the University of Wisconsin-Madison South Asia Conference. My own research deals with Gujarat and other port cities in the Indian Ocean context of the early modern period, and I am working on material culture from this era that depicts the cultural and ideological exchanges as evidence of close contact and syncretic cultural formations.