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Position, Open-rank positions (2) in Japanese History, Japanese Art History, Japanese Religious Studies and/or Japanese Visual Media Studies, Kanagawa University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_browse.php

Kanagawa University in Yokohama, Japan, invites applications for two full-time, open-rank faculty positions in the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, part of a new Faculty of International and Japan Studies that will be established in 2020. Appointments will begin April 1, 2020.

We seek applicants pursuing the following research specializations:

1) Japanese History;

2) Japanese Art History;

DIJ Talk 2 July: Johnson on Fūdo, From Ordinary Term to Philosophical Concept

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You are cordially invited to the next session of the DIJ History and Humanities Study Group on Monday, 2 July 2018, 18.30 h at the DIJ Tokyo.

CFP, Workshop: Religious and Cultural Inclusion and Exclusion in Myanmar History

Religious and Cultural Inclusion and Exclusion in Myanmar History

Workshop #4
12–14 December 2018
Chiang Mai University

In view of the traumatic political events of the past year, we anticipate that a substantial number of papers will examine Islam and the Rohingya issue. We emphasize, however, that we welcome papers that examine otherethnic and religious groups that fall within this theme.

H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of June 8 - 14, 2018)

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The latest H-Net This Week is hot off the presses! H-Net This Week highlights network discussions and original content across the H-Net Commons.

[Temple ICAS Lecture] Super Nation Brand Japan - 2020 and Beyond

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Date:Friday, July 20, 2018

Time:7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)

Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Danna Agmon
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Agmon, 'A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India'

Danna Agmon. A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 236 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0993-7.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Institute of Advanced Studies, Nantes) Published on H-Asia (June, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Prachi Deshpande

Deshpande on Crooks and Parsons, 'Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century'

Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds. Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 496 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61728-1.

Reviewed by Prachi Deshpande (CSSSC Kolkata) Published on H-Asia (May, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Diana Lary
Reviewer: 
James Hudson

Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

Diana Lary. China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949. New Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xii + 283 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.

Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Position, Open-rank positions (2) in Japanese History, Japanese Art History, Japanese Religious Studies and/or Japanese Visual Media Studies, Kanagawa University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_browse.php

Kanagawa University in Yokohama, Japan, invites applications for two full-time, open-rank faculty positions in the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, part of a new Faculty of International and Japan Studies that will be established in 2020. Appointments will begin April 1, 2020.

We seek applicants pursuing the following research specializations:

1) Japanese History;

2) Japanese Art History;

DIJ Talk 2 July: Johnson on Fūdo, From Ordinary Term to Philosophical Concept

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

 

You are cordially invited to the next session of the DIJ History and Humanities Study Group on Monday, 2 July 2018, 18.30 h at the DIJ Tokyo.

CFP, Workshop: Religious and Cultural Inclusion and Exclusion in Myanmar History

Religious and Cultural Inclusion and Exclusion in Myanmar History

Workshop #4
12–14 December 2018
Chiang Mai University

In view of the traumatic political events of the past year, we anticipate that a substantial number of papers will examine Islam and the Rohingya issue. We emphasize, however, that we welcome papers that examine otherethnic and religious groups that fall within this theme.