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Recent Posts

Call for Manuscripts, "What Should We Know About Asia?”

Education About Asia (EAA) is the peer-reviewed teaching journal of the Association for Asian Studies. Our print and online readers include undergraduate instructors as well as high school and middle school teachers. Our articles are intended to provide educators and academics in the humanities and social sciences who are often not specialists with basic understanding of Asia-related content. Professors and high school teachers also utilize many EAA articles and essays as student readings.  Qualified referees evaluate all manuscripts submitted for consideration.

Call for Panel Participants - College Art Association, 2019 (New York City) - Reinventing Museums in Southeast Asia from the Colonial to the National, the Regional to the Global 

Characterized by their strategic location, colonial legacies, and newly industrialized and transnational economies, the mainland and maritime nations of Southeast Asia witnessed the emergence of museums in the 20

TOC Made in China, vol. 3, issue 2 (2018)

Dear Colleagues,

I am happy to announce the publication of the latest issue of Made in China: A Quarterly on Chinese Labour, Civil Society, and Rights. You can download the PDF and subscribe at this link: http://www.chinoiresie.info/made-in-china-quarterly/


- Editorial (The Editors)

- Briefs



Emory seeks Asian-American historians

Dear Colleagues,

The history department at Emory University is running a search for three assistant professors in American history, and we are interested in candidates whose work engages with the Pacific World, including China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia. The application due date is coming up soon: 15 September. 

For more information, check out the advertisement at


Please spread the news!

Thank you,

Tonio Andrade


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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 Proposals: Circulation - Trans Asia Photography Review, Spring '19

The Trans Asia Photography Review seeks articles and projects relating to the theme of Circulation for possible publication in our spring 2019 issue. We are interested in the ways that photographs have circulated to, from and within all regions of Asia. What have been the consequences of this circulation? How have historic platforms for the circulation of photographs (books, periodicals, exhibitions and catalogs, websites, collections, informal networks…) changed over time?

Position, Dean of Faculty of the Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57102

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk) is a forward-looking and intellectually vigorous university with the mission to be a first-class comprehensive research university, regionally and internationally....