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New Book, Jones and Ferdoush, Borders and Mobility in South Asia and Beyond

List members may be interested in this new book published in the Amsterdam University Press Asian Borderlands Series:

Borders and Mobility in South Asia and Beyond, Edited by Reece Jones and Md. Azmeary Ferdoush

Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 9789462984547

Release date: 23-04-2018

Haedback

278 pages

Description:

Member book, Khanikar, State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India

Dear colleagues,

I am happy to inform you that my book titled State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India, is now published, from Oxford University Press.

State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India

Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199485550

Publication date: 05/06/2018

Hardback

288 pages

CFP: Japan NOW: A Snapshot of Contemporary Japanese Language, Culture, and Society

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The Department of Asian Studies at Palacký University Olomouc is currently inviting papers for its 12th Annual Conference on Asian Studies (ACAS) to be held on November 9–10, 2018 in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

ANN: Chinese objects and their lives (June 15-16) - AFEC 2018 INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

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Over the last twenty years, material culture studies have occupied a growing place in the social sciences. How does this growing interest in objects and material culture reveal itself in Chinese studies?

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Danna Agmon
Reviewer: 
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)

Author: 
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Prachi Deshpande

Deshpande on Crooks and Parsons, 'Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century'

Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds. Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 496 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61728-1.

Reviewed by Prachi Deshpande (CSSSC Kolkata) Published on H-Asia (May, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Diana Lary
Reviewer: 
James Hudson

Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

Diana Lary. China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949. New Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xii + 283 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.

Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Position, Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56886

The M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple junior and senior fellowships for autumn 2018/2019.

'Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan' at TUFS

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Dear colleagues,

The CAAS Unit at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Institute of Japan Studies) is pleased to announce a book review workshop on Dr Martyn Smith's recently published Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan (2018, Bloomsbury).

Call for Panelists: 2019 AAS Annual Conference, Denver, CO; March 21-24

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We are seeking presenters for a panel tentatively titled "Nation Building in Twentieth Century India." Historians have long examined how political figures played a key role in the emergence of free India.