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“New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship”: review series of recent Asian-language books

New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship, a Harvard-Yenching Institute book review series, highlights recent books and important articles published in East and Southeast Asia, relating to the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on Asian culture.

Visit http://www.harvard-yenching.org/new-frontiers-asian-scholarship for an archive of all reviews, searchable by Region and Field.

Recently reviewed books include:

CONF: Alternative Encounters: The ‘Second World’ and the ‘Global South’, 1945-1991

Alternative Encounters: The ‘Second World’ and the ‘Global South’, 1945-1991

Location: Imre Kertész Kolleg, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena

November 3-4 2014

A collaboration between the Imre Kertész Kolleg, University of Jena; the Centre for Area Studies, University of Leipzig; and the Centre of Imperial & Global History, University of Exeter.

Enquiries about attendance should be sent to: imre-kertesz-kolleg@uni-jena.de

CONF: Cartography between Europe and the Islamic World, 1100–1600

Registration is now open for the conference of the international Leverhulme Network ‘Cartography between Europe and the Islamic World, 1100–1600’. The conference aims to promote comparative, cross-disciplinary scholarship on Islamic and European cartography by bringing together experts in these two fields.

Date: 8–9 September, 2014

Venue: Arts Two Building, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London (E1 4NS)

For further information and to register, see http://www.cartography.qmul.ac.uk/.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Phuong Tran Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sam Vong

Vong on Nguyen, 'Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon'

Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 236 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08288-7.

Reviewed by Sam Vong (University of Texas at Austin, Department of History) Published on H-Asia (September, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Kesavan Veluthat
Reviewer: 
Donald Davis

Davis on Veluthat, 'Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History'

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

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

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

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Position, Assistant Professor (TT) in Chinese History, Towson University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57659

Position: 
The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in Chinese History, in the Department of History beginning August 2019.

Qualifications: 

Seeking information about Johanna Margarete Menzel Meskill

Dear H-Asia Community,

An esteemed academic publisher in Taiwan asked me the whereabouts of Johanna Margarete Menzel Meskill, who wrote the classic study _A Chinese Pioneer Family: The Lins of Wu-feng_. If you can help, please contact me offline. thanks! 

Paul D. Barclay

Professor of History

Lafayette College

barclayp@lafayette.edu