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CFA: Islam in Asia - Traditions and Transformations

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CFA: Islam in Asia - Traditions and Transformations
 
This multidisciplinary NEH-supported summer institute will offer four weeks of context-rich and critical engagement with Islamic traditions, examining their origins and how they have shaped and been shaped by the cultures and societies of South and Southeast Asia.

Infusing Chinese Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum

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This multidisciplinary, two-week faculty development program offers undergraduate educators opportunities to interact with leading Asian studies experts in an intensive program of lectures, discussions, film screenings, and cultural events.

CFA: Trans-Asian Indigeneity/ Summer Institute at Penn State in June 2017

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Call for Applications: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: "Trans-Asian Indigeneity")

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: 

“Trans-Asian Indigeneity”

Position, Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Chinese Studies, University of California-Berkeley

For more information, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54254

The Center for Chinese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a one-year fulltime postdoctoral fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2017.

CFA: Trans-Asian Indigeneity/ Summer Institute at Penn State in June 2017

Call for Applications: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: "Trans-Asian Indigeneity")

 

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: 

“Trans-Asian Indigeneity”

Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 18-24, 2017. This year’s Institute, directed by Neal Keating, Pasang Yangjee Sherpa and Charlotte Eubanks, focuses on the topic of “Trans-Asian Indigeneity.”

CFP Verge: Studies in Global Asias 4:2 / Indigeneity

Call for Papers Verge: Studies in Global Asias 4:2 / Indigeneity

edited by Charlotte Eubanks (Penn State) and Pasang Yangjee Sherpa (New School)

If “Asia” is a place, notional or otherwise, then to be “Asian” is to have some particular relation to that place, but the exact quality and texture of that relation, its historical depth and identitarian legacy, can be difficult to plumb, even in cases of indigeneity, when the ties between people, land, and identity may be especially snug.

Call for Applications: AAS Korean Studies Grants

The AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) offers Korean Studies grants as a result of generous funding from the Korea Foundation.

Grants are available in the following categories: Korea/Outside North America research travel; Korea conference/seminar/workshop organization; invitation of a Korea distinguished speaker (see the links below for details). Korean Studies North America research travel grants are not available in the NEAC spring grant round.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Coralynn V. Davis
Reviewer: 
Jessica V. Birkenholtz

Birkenholtz on Davis, 'Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border'


Coralynn V. Davis. Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 272 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03842-6.

Reviewed by Jessica V. Birkenholtz (University of Illinois)
Published on H-Asia (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Maithili Stories

Author: 
Thomas Fingar, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sumit Ganguly

Ganguly on Fingar, 'The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform'


Thomas Fingar, ed. The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9763-4.

Reviewed by Sumit Ganguly (Indiana University)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Felicia Gottman
Reviewer: 
Amar Farooqui

Farooqui on Gottman, 'Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism: Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760'


Felicia Gottman. Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism: Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760. Europe's Asian Centuries Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 288 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-44487-5.

Reviewed by Amar Farooqui (University of Delhi)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

CFA: Islam in Asia - Traditions and Transformations

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CFA: Islam in Asia - Traditions and Transformations
 
This multidisciplinary NEH-supported summer institute will offer four weeks of context-rich and critical engagement with Islamic traditions, examining their origins and how they have shaped and been shaped by the cultures and societies of South and Southeast Asia.

Infusing Chinese Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum

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This multidisciplinary, two-week faculty development program offers undergraduate educators opportunities to interact with leading Asian studies experts in an intensive program of lectures, discussions, film screenings, and cultural events.

CFA: Trans-Asian Indigeneity/ Summer Institute at Penn State in June 2017

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Call for Applications: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute (Special Topic: "Trans-Asian Indigeneity")

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: 

“Trans-Asian Indigeneity”