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Call For Submissions

To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the founding of “New Youth” magazine in China, the Taipei-based journal “Intellectual History” (Sixiangshi) is planning a special issue on the New Culture Movement next year.

Please send submissions in Chinese or English by March 1, 2015 to Prof. Peter Zarrow (History/University of Connecticut): peter.zarrow@uconn.edu.

CFP Graduate Poster Session at 2014 RSAP conference: Landscapes of Sovereignty in Asia and the Pacific

ANU Research School of Asia and the Pacific will hold its 2014 conference on October 21-22 on the topic of "Landscapes of Sovereignty in Asia and the Pacific." The conference will consist of three roundtables that examine the issues of sovereignty from the perspective of the state system, human rights and NGO advocacy, and economic globalization.

Conference: Communism and Hunger Conference - Stipend for Grad Students/Early Career Scholars

Communism and Hunger Conference: The Soviet, Kazakh, Ukrainian and Chinese Famines in Comparative Perspective

*NOTE stipend availability for grad students/early career scholars

University of Toronto, September 26–27, 2014

CFP Everyday Keywords in India, Australian National University, 21-22 July 2014

Everyday Keywords in India: A Workshop on Contemporary Terms in Indian English and their Social and Political Context

Venue: The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Date: 21st and 22nd July, 2014
Organised by the South Asia Research Institute (SARI: https://sari.anu.edu.au)


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Recent Reviews

Jairam Ramesh
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

Joanna Wardęga, ed.
Alicja Bachulska

Bachulska on Wardęga, 'China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition'

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)

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)

Recent Threads

Call for Nominations: President of the Journal of Women’s History Board of Trustees

The Journal of Women’s History is currently seeking nominations, including self-nominations, for its next President. This six-year term will begin in January 2019. Interested candidates will be asked to send a CV and a couple of paragraphs explaining how their scholarly, academic, administrative, and/or organizing experience prepares them to preside over the JWH Board.

Position, Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities, Harvard University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57095

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in modern Korean humanities. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. We are particularly interested in scholars who combine strengths in film, media, and/or popular cultural studies with interdisciplinary and transnational range.  All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Korean.