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Position, Two postdoctoral fellowships, University of Oslo

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58019

University of Oslo, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
Two postdoctoral fellowships in ERC project “Brokering China’s Extraversion”

Two postdoctoral fellowships and one PhD fellowship in ERC project “Brokering China’s Extraversion”

Position, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, The Australian National University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58016

The Australian National University, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, School of Culture, History and Languages
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Following a significant investment in our less commonly taught languages, we are recruiting for four (4) positions within the following languages:

Hindi, Sanskrit, Thai, Indonesian, Tetum and Vietnamese.

SOAS library cuts?

A petition is circulating online protesting proposed staff reductions to the library at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.

Is there an H-Asia member close to the issue who can summarize what is at stake and point readers to the relevant documents?

Information about Sarjit Singh (S.S.) Randhawa

Dear Friends,

I am searching for some/ any biographical information about Sarjit Singh (S.S.) Randhawa, who published the following paper:

‘Change in Superscription on Coins of Native States, 1858-1872’, Journal of Indian History, vol. 14.2 (August, 1967), pp. 541-51.

I am planning to include this paper in my forthcoming edited volume, The Raj and the Rajas (part of the series, Monetary History of India: Manohar Publishers, New Delhi).

Call for Nominations: Agricultural History Society Annual Awards

The Agricultural History Society is now accepting nominations for its 2018 awards, to be presented at the annual meeting in June 2019. To be considered for an award, the article, book, or dissertation must bear a 2018 original publication date. AHS welcomes submissions for the following honors:

 

The Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award Award for the best book on U.S. agricultural history, broadly interpreted, with an original copyright date of 2018.

 

Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

Claudio Sopranzetti. Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28850-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28849-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

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Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

Claudio Sopranzetti. Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28850-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28849-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rila Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Finn and Smith, 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857'

Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds. The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857. London: UCLPress, 2018. 500 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-029-8.

Reviewed by Rila Mukherjee (University of Hyderabad, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52111

Author: 
Phuong Tran Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sam Vong

Vong on Nguyen, 'Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon'

Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 236 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08288-7.

Reviewed by Sam Vong (University of Texas at Austin, Department of History) Published on H-Asia (September, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Position, Two postdoctoral fellowships, University of Oslo

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58019

University of Oslo, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
Two postdoctoral fellowships in ERC project “Brokering China’s Extraversion”

Two postdoctoral fellowships and one PhD fellowship in ERC project “Brokering China’s Extraversion”

Position, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, The Australian National University

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58016

The Australian National University, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, School of Culture, History and Languages
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Following a significant investment in our less commonly taught languages, we are recruiting for four (4) positions within the following languages:

Hindi, Sanskrit, Thai, Indonesian, Tetum and Vietnamese.

SOAS library cuts?

A petition is circulating online protesting proposed staff reductions to the library at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.

Is there an H-Asia member close to the issue who can summarize what is at stake and point readers to the relevant documents?