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Emerging Dimensions of Marriage in Asia

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Conference on Emerging Dimensions of Marriage in Asia
29-30 July 2020
National University of Singapore


CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: 31 DECEMBER 2019

The goal of this conference is to bring scholars from multiple disciplines to update and broaden our understanding of the rapidly changing patterns and issues related to marriage in the different regions of Asia. 

Modern Japan History Workshop on Nagasaki's Founding Myths - Friday, September 27th

Please join us for the next meeting of the Modern Japan History Workshop on Friday, September 27th at 6:00 pm.  Our presenter this month will be Jeffrey C. Guarneri (University of Wisconsin-Madison), who will present his work on Nagasaki's founding myths (details below).

Author: 
Kerim Yasar
Reviewer: 
Martyn Smith

Smith on Yasar, 'Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945'

Kerim Yasar. Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868–1945. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. xv + 277 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18713-8.

Reviewed by Martyn Smith (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Japan (September, 2019) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

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