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Call for applications: Masters/Doctoral/Postdoctoral fellowships -- Water Law in Mandate Palestine -- Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law

This call is for a single one-year fellowship for a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow wishing to work on the history of water law in Israel/Palestine or a related topic. The fellowship is part of the Israel Science Foundation-funded research project headed by Dr. David Schorr: "Private and Public Water Rights in Mandate Palestine and Early Israel".

Eligible candidates will be one of the following:

Author: 
Ling Zhang
Reviewer: 
Zhaoqing Han

Han on Zhang, 'The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128'


Ling Zhang. The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15598-5.

Reviewed by Zhaoqing Han (Fudan University)
Published on H-Water (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Yan Gao

A Dynastic Tragedy Caused by the Yellow River

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