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Position, Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56886

The M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple junior and senior fellowships for autumn 2018/2019.

'Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan' at TUFS

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Dear colleagues,

The CAAS Unit at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Institute of Japan Studies) is pleased to announce a book review workshop on Dr Martyn Smith's recently published Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan (2018, Bloomsbury).

Call for Panelists: 2019 AAS Annual Conference, Denver, CO; March 21-24

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We are seeking presenters for a panel tentatively titled "Nation Building in Twentieth Century India." Historians have long examined how political figures played a key role in the emergence of free India.

EMJNet Endorsement for AAS Panels & EMJNet Panel Proposals for 2019 AAS Meeting

 

The Early Modern Japan Network was founded more than 20 years ago with the aim (among others) of promoting the presence of early modern Japan centered presentations at the AAS.  

We have two mechanisms for doing this:

1) Sponsorship of panel proposals to the AAS.  We have consistently encouraged early modern Japan specialists to take this approach first, since if the proposal is successful, it carries greater professional prestige, particularly important for our more junior colleagues.

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

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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.

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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, Senior and Postdoctoral Short-Term Fellowships, Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56886

The M.S. Merian - R. Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies “Metamorphoses of the Political: Comparative Perspectives on the Long Twentieth Century” (ICAS:MP), a project under the aegis of the Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, advertises multiple junior and senior fellowships for autumn 2018/2019.

'Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan' at TUFS

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Dear colleagues,

The CAAS Unit at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Institute of Japan Studies) is pleased to announce a book review workshop on Dr Martyn Smith's recently published Mass Media, Consumerism and National Identity in Postwar Japan (2018, Bloomsbury).

Call for Panelists: 2019 AAS Annual Conference, Denver, CO; March 21-24

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We are seeking presenters for a panel tentatively titled "Nation Building in Twentieth Century India." Historians have long examined how political figures played a key role in the emergence of free India.

EMJNet Endorsement for AAS Panels & EMJNet Panel Proposals for 2019 AAS Meeting

 

The Early Modern Japan Network was founded more than 20 years ago with the aim (among others) of promoting the presence of early modern Japan centered presentations at the AAS.  

We have two mechanisms for doing this:

1) Sponsorship of panel proposals to the AAS.  We have consistently encouraged early modern Japan specialists to take this approach first, since if the proposal is successful, it carries greater professional prestige, particularly important for our more junior colleagues.