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2022 University of Toronto East Asian Library Resources Access Grant Program Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic (Remote Access Program)

The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the 2022 Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library Resources Access Grant Program. It would be appreciated if this information could be shared widely.  

  

2022 Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library Resources Access Grant Program (Remote Access Program)

Call for Papers-UH Mānoa CSAS Spring Symposium: Health and Community in South Asia April 20–22, 2022 (Virtual)

We at the Center for South Asian Studies at UH Manoa are accepting abstracts for our Spring Symposium, which will take place virtually on April 20–22, 2022. Abstracts are due January 31, 2022, and can be submitted at the symposium website.

We invite submissions of abstracts up to 200 words, on topics related but not limited to the following themes, with all submissions taking care to situate in the contexts of South Asia and its diasporas.

THEME 1

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Andrew Flachs
Reviewer: 
Ronald J. Herring

Herring on Flachs, 'Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India'

Andrew Flachs. Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India. Global Change/Global Health Series. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2019. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3963-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-4025-9.

Reviewed by Ronald J. Herring (Cornell University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2022) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Megan Eaton Robb
Reviewer: 
Asiya Alam

Alam on Robb, 'Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India'

Megan Eaton Robb. Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 264 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-008937-5.

Reviewed by Asiya Alam (Louisiana State University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Wasana Wongsurawat
Reviewer: 
Shelly Chan

Chan on Wongsurawat, 'The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese and the Founding of the Thai Nation'

Wasana Wongsurawat. The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese and the Founding of the Thai Nation. Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019. 216 pp.

Recent Threads

Book Symposium: Origins of Moral-Political Philosophy in Early China (OUP, 2021), Feb.3, 8pm EST

There's a book symposium on my new book, Origins of Moral-Political Philosophy in Early China (OUP 2021), on Thursday, Feb 3, 8pm EST (Friday, Feb 4, 9am HKT). It's open to the public, but registration is required. Please email jooglee@cityu.edu.hk to register if interested.

TOC Nidan: International Journal of Indian Studies, Volume 6, no. 2

It gives me great pleasure to announce the publication of the December 2021 issue of Nidan: International Journal for Indian Studies, Volume 6, Issue 2 (https://journals.co.za/journal/nidan). 

1. Editorials (Forward by Editorial Advisor, Editorial Preface, Introduction by Guest Editor)

2.1 Article: Living with the River: Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Majuli: Anouska Tamuli