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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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[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)

TOC, Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, Volume 5, Issue 1 (April 2018)

The new issue of the Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture, 5.1 (April 2018) is now available in print and online. All articles are ready to be downloaded via Duke University Press Journals Online (subscription needed) or Project MUSE (subscription needed).

 

Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture  Volume 5 Issue 1   April 2018

 

CFP, Pacific Russia: Transnational and Transimperial Perspectives on Modern Northeast Asia (from 18th century until the 1930s)

International Workshop at Bielefeld University, organised by Sergey Glebov (Amherst), Frank Grüner (Bielefeld), Andreas Renner (Munich) and Ivan Sablin (Heidelberg) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute (DHI) Moscow and its collaborative research project “Russia’s North Pacific”.

 

Position, Researcher(Open Rank), Academia Sinica, Institute of Modern History, Taiwan

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56857

Position: Researcher (open rank Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Assistant Research Fellow).

Field: Modern history.

Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. (Taiwan or foreign). Applicants who have passed their final oral defense of doctoral dissertation are encouraged to apply.

  2. Good comprehension of Chinese is required.

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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

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)

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

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)