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The Poetics of Retreat: meditation and space at the Shrine in Mahan - York Islamic Art Circle

The Poetics of Retreat: meditation and space at the Shrine in Mahan
with Dr Peyvand Firouzeh (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz)
Tuesday 12th February 2019
6:30pm – 8pm
at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Abstract: The chelleh khaneh (house of retreat)

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Recent Reviews

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)

Author: 
Upinder Singh
Reviewer: 
Caleb Simmons

Simmons on Singh, 'Political Violence in Ancient India'

Upinder Singh. Political Violence in Ancient India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 616 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97527-9.

Reviewed by Caleb Simmons (University of Arizona) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Position, Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia, Columbia University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58299

Columbia University, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) at Columbia University invites applications for the role of Borg Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the United States and East Asia for academic year 2019-2020.