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ANN Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture – Registration Open/Programme Published

THE ELEVENTH ISLAMIC MANUSCRIPT CONFERENCE: SUFISM AND ISLAMIC MANUSCRIPT CULTURE

13–15 September 2016, Magdalene College, Cambridge, UK

Organised by The Islamic Manuscript Association

 

Dear Colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce the opening of registration for The Islamic Manuscript Association’s upcoming conference on Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture, which will be held from 13 to 15 September at Magdalene College, Cambridge.

ANN Festschrift for Professor David O.Morgan and interview

Find out about the special double issue of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society in which Professor David O. Morgan is honoured for his contribution over many years to the understanding of the Mongols and their fascinating story. The festschrift issue features exciting new work exploring the complex narratives of the Mongols and their influence on the lands they conquered.

2 PhD positions, EASt, centre for East Asian Studies at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium

EASt, centre for East Asian Studies at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), member of the ULB Maison des Sciences Humaines, invites applications for two PhD positions in Chinese/Cultural Studies and in Anthropology/Sociology (Laos).

CFP "The multiple locations of Modern Punjabi Literature" (AAS panel, Toronto 2017)

Hello,

I am organizing a panel for the AAS Annual Meeting in 2017 on the topic of modern Punjabi literature (and/or Punjabi language advocacy more broadly) and am looking for a paper (or possibly two) to fill out the panel. Paper proposals are welcome on any topic that explores modern Punjabi literature in India, Pakistan, or the Diaspora.  Proposals are due Aug. 9, so please get in touch by August 5 if you are interested!

With Sincere Thanks,

Anne Murphy

Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies

University of British Columbia

CFP Trans-Asia as method: Exploring new potentials of "trans-Asian" approaches

Call for papers

International Conference

Trans-Asia as method: Exploring new potentials of "trans-Asian" approaches

 

12-13 June 2017

Monash University, Prato Centre, Italy

Organized by Monash Asia Institute, Monash University

 

Monash Asia Institute, Monash University will host an international conference, ‘Trans-Asia as method’ at Monash University Prato Centre in Italy on 12 and 13 June 2017.

Position, Professor of Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

 

For details, see: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53209

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Department of American Culture and its Program in Asian/Pacific Islander American (A/PIA) Studies seek qualified applicants for an open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty appointment in Asian American and/or Pacific Islander American studies with specialization in history, society, and/or culture.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Narendra Subramanian
Reviewer: 
Balmurli Natrajan

Natrajan on Subramanian, 'Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India'


Narendra Subramanian. Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8878-6.

Reviewed by Balmurli Natrajan (William Paterson University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Family and Pluralism

Author: 
Ian Talbot
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Talbot, 'A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas'


Ian Talbot. A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-19694-8.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

An Introduction to South Asia

Author: 
Mitra Sharafi
Reviewer: 
Amrita Shodhan

Shodhan on Sharafi, 'Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947'


Mitra Sharafi. Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947. Studies in Legal History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 368 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04797-6.

Reviewed by Amrita Shodhan (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Parsi Legal Culture: A Detailed Ethnography of a Distinctive Tradition

Recent Threads

ANN Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture – Registration Open/Programme Published

THE ELEVENTH ISLAMIC MANUSCRIPT CONFERENCE: SUFISM AND ISLAMIC MANUSCRIPT CULTURE

13–15 September 2016, Magdalene College, Cambridge, UK

Organised by The Islamic Manuscript Association

 

Dear Colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce the opening of registration for The Islamic Manuscript Association’s upcoming conference on Sufism and Islamic Manuscript Culture, which will be held from 13 to 15 September at Magdalene College, Cambridge.

ANN Festschrift for Professor David O.Morgan and interview

Find out about the special double issue of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society in which Professor David O. Morgan is honoured for his contribution over many years to the understanding of the Mongols and their fascinating story. The festschrift issue features exciting new work exploring the complex narratives of the Mongols and their influence on the lands they conquered.

2 PhD positions, EASt, centre for East Asian Studies at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium

EASt, centre for East Asian Studies at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), member of the ULB Maison des Sciences Humaines, invites applications for two PhD positions in Chinese/Cultural Studies and in Anthropology/Sociology (Laos).