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Symposium: Anglo-Japanese Maritime Relations (Daiwa Foundation, Plymouth University)

This symposium - hosted by Plymouth University and the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation will explore the past, present, and future of Anglo-Japanese relations in the maritime sphere, in three panels. It features leading academics and experts:

History:   Prof. Harry BENNETT, Dr. Antony BEST, Prof. Ian NISH,
Marine Resources: Prof. Martin ATTRILL, Prof. Steve FLETCHER,  Ms. Kazumi  WAKITA,
Security:  Admiral Yoji KODA, Dr. Alessio PATALANO,Mr. Peter ROBERTS, Mrs. Alison SEABECK, Admiral Lord Alan WEST

What to do if your email changes?

Many H-Asia readers will remember writing to one of the editors (usually Frank Conlon) in the past to request changes to their subscription email. People change jobs, or want to divert H-Net email traffic away from their work inboxes, or a university alters its default email addresses -- among other routine reasons for these changes.

Position, Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, San Jose State University

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49598

San Jose State University, Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Department

Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   California, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty

Position, Assistant Professor in East Asian History, University of Arkansas

From H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=49578

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, History

Assistant Professor in East Asian History

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

CFP: 5th Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference, Stanford University, 7--8 November 2014

The 2014 Sri Lanka Graduate Conference will be held on November 7th and 8th at the Center for South Asia at Stanford University. The conference is co-funded by the American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies and the Center for South Asia, Stanford.

CONF./CFP: 22nd Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference, Indiana University Bloomington, March 7, 2015

TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL CENTRAL EURASIAN STUDIES CONFERENCE
INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON
Submission Deadline: November 7th, 2014

It is with great pleasure that we wish to invite panel and paper proposals to the 22nd Annual ACES Conference to be held on March 7th, 2015 at Indiana University in Bloomington.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Julia Anne Stephens
Reviewer: 
David Gilmartin

Gilmartin on Stephens, 'Governing Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in South Asia'

Julia Anne Stephens. Governing Islam: Law, Empire, and Secularism in South Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiii + 220 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-62628-3.

Reviewed by David Gilmartin (North Carolina State University) Published on H-Asia (May, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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)

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Member Book, Hawley, Sharma, Novetzke, eds., Bhakti and Power: Debating India's Religion of the Heart

Dear H-Asia Friends,

I am happy to announce the publication of a volume edited by John Stratton Hawley, Swapna Sharma, and me (Christian Lee Novetzke) entitled Bhakti and Power: Debating India's Religion of the Heart.