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CFP, Human-Animal Relationships in Contemporary East Asia at AAA 2018 (April 9 deadline)

Dear H-Asia,

We are constructing an AAA Panel on Human-Animal Relationships Across East Asia. We will narrow the panel concept based on the research focus of the panelists who respond by April 9th. Apologies for any cross-posting. A previous, similar CFP was sent out with a Japan focus, and we have since broadened the geographical scope.

Human-Animal Relationships in Contemporary East Asia

TOC, The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, vol 19, 2 (2018)

The latest TAPJA issue is now online at https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rtap20


ARTICLES

Acts of Last Resort: Asylum, Whistleblowing and the Anthropology of Secrecy

(Alison Reid & Andrew Skuse)

 

‘I Was Attracted to Him Because of His Money’: Changing Forms of Polygyny in Contemporary Papua New Guinea

(Agnes K. Mek, Angela Kelly-Hanku, Stephen Bell, Lee Wilson & Andrew J. Vallely)

 

Chinese Military History 2018 Conference Program

2018 Annual Conference of the Chinese Military History Society

 

 Meeting in conjunction with the Society for Military History, Louisville, Kentucky

 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

 

 

Session 1: 8:30-9:50

 

Panel: “Visions of Violence in Chinese History” – Organized by Kenneth M. Swope

 

Kenneth M. Swope (University of Southern Mississippi), “The Rhetoric of Catastrophe in the Ming-Qing Transition”

 

Requesting information on Classical and Literary Chinese curriculum in North America

I am forwarding this request for a visiting international scholar in our department.  Dr. Hyunju Kim (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) is studying the state of Classical and Literary Chinese curriculum in North American higher education, and would like to contact instructors of Classical and Literary Chinese to understand the curriculum used at different institutions.  What textbooks and materials are you using, and would you be willing to share your syllabus?  Although I would be very interested to follow the conversation here on H-ASIA, Dr.

CFP: Parliaments and Political Transformations in Europe and Asia: Political Representation in Russia, China, Mongolia, and Ukraine in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century (Deadline June 1, 2018)

The University of Heidelberg invites paper proposals for the Workshop “Parliaments and Political Transformations in Europe and Asia: Political Representation in Russia, China, Mongolia, and Ukraine in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century” to take place on February 12–13, 2019.

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Chris Ogden
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Ogden, 'China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers'


Chris Ogden. China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers. Cambridge: Polity, 2017. ix + 213 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-8987-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Sumit Ganguly, William R. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Roger Jeffery

Jeffery on Ganguly and Thompson, 'Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy'


Sumit Ganguly, William R. Thompson. Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 352 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21592-2.

Reviewed by Roger Jeffery (University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Walter N. Hakala
Reviewer: 
Carlo Coppola

Coppola on Hakala, 'Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia'


Walter N. Hakala. Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17830-3.

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

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50492

Recent Threads

HONG KONG STUDIES—Issue 3 (Spring 2019) Call for Papers—Special Section on Orientalism Forty Years on; and General Research Papers

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2018

Library of Congress digitizes unique Japanese Censorship Collection

The Library of Congress (LC) recently launched the Japanese Censorship Collection, an online archive comprising more than one thousand marked-up copies of government-censored monographs and galley proofs from prewar Japan. The Library of Congress has been collaborating with The National Diet Library (NDL) to digitize and make the collection accessible onsite and online.

CFP: China and the “Wider” Eastern Europe. International conference and doctoral workshop, October 10-12, 2018

Call of Papers: International Conference  China and  the “Wider” Eastern Europe

Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku, Finland

 

Conference dates: October 11-12, 2018

Pre-conference doctoral workshop October 10, 2018

 

The online submission form for paper proposals is open to May 20th.

 

Announcement: Webtalk on Using the KN Raj Library for Kerala Studies

Kerala Scholars eGroup invites you to its inaugural Webtalk on Using the KN Raj Library for Kerala Studies.

Date: April 21, 2018, Saturday

Time: 1700 – 1730 hrs (Delhi). Starts 0630 (Chicago), 1230 (London), 2130 (Melbourne).

Location: https://zoom.us/j/214818442

Open to all. Free. No pre-registration.

About the event