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Position, Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese History, Michigan State University

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49452

Michigan State University, History

Modern Japanese History - Assistant, tenure system.

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Michigan, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor

Position, Assistant Professor of Chinese literature, Vanderbilt University

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49456

Vanderbilt University, Asian Studies Program

Assistant Professor - Chinese literature

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Tennessee, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor

Position, Frances Young Tang '61 Chair in Chinese Studies, Skidmore College

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49460

Skidmore College, Open

Frances Young Tang '61 Chair in Chinese Studies

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   New York, United States
Position:   Department Chair

Position, Assistant Professor of East Asian History, University of South Carolina

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49437

University of South Carolina - Upstate, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy, and

American Studies

Assistant Professor--East Asian History – Requisition #007982

Institution Type: College / University

Location: South Carolina, United States

Position: Assistant Professor

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA UPSTATE

Assistant Professor--East Asian History – Requisition #007982

Position, Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Transnational Asia and Asian Diaspora Studies, UC San Diego

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49442

University of California - San Diego, Ethnic Studies Department

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Transnational Asia and Asian Diaspora Studies

Institution Type: College / University

Location: California, United States

Position: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS -- The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies

The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies invites submissions of original research articles pertaining to global studies and world history. We also accept submissions of essays on teaching, translations, and reviews of nonfiction, fiction, film, television, and other artifacts useful for a global readership interested in world history and global studies. We encourage you to submit a review of a book or other artifact already in your possession.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.)
Reviewer: 
S. Akbar Zaidi

Zaidi on Hyder and Bhagavan, 'Hidden Histories'

Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.). Hidden Histories. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 328 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655284-6.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Zaidi (Columbia University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53364

Author: 
Santanu Das
Reviewer: 
Shrabani Basu

Basu on Das, 'India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs'

Santanu Das. India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xxiii + 466 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-44159-0.

Reviewed by Shrabani Basu (Historian and journalist) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Call for Contributions: Virtual Workshop 'ASIA.LIVE: Locating Livestreaming in Asia'

List members may be interested in the following upcoming event, for which we are inviting audiovisual submissions, with the option for contributors to later also submit accompanying research articles for publication.

Hosts: Leiden University, the Leiden Asia Centre, and Asiascape: Digital Asia. 
Organisers: Florian Schneider, Dino Ge Zhang, Gabriele de Seta.
Date: 13 September 2019
Abstract Deadline: 20 June 2019

New Book, Caumanns, Sernesi, and Solmsdorf (eds), Unearthing Himalayan Treasures, Festschrift for Franz-Karl Ehrhard

Poted on behalf of Dr. Marti Sernesi

Dear colleagues,

I am very glad to announce the publication of the felicitation volume in honour of Professor Franz-Karl Ehrhard:

Unearthing Himalayan Treasures: Festschrift for Franz-Karl Ehrhard. Edited by Volker Caumanns, Marta Sernesi, and Nikolai Solmsdorf. Marburg: Indica et Tibetica Verlag, 2019. xxiv, 488 pp. ISBN 978-3-923776-62-7.

The volume includes twenty-six contributions on the religious and literary traditions of Tibet and the Himalayas: please see the table of contents below.

435: the updated count of ethnic-minority intellectuals in Xinjiang now in mass detention

Today the Uyghur Human Rights Project updated its count of confirmed detentions/forced disappearances of ethnic-minority intellectuals (artists, authors, academics etc.), a key part of Chinese authorities' forced-assimilation campaign targeting the ethnic minorities of Xinjiang, western China, including with mass internments in concentration camps, mass surveillance, blanket criminalization of everyday religious practices, forced marriages, and more.