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Call for Publications: North East Asian Anthropologies book series

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The North East Asian book series published by Amsterdam University Press presents groundbreaking anthropological research on North East Asia, a vast region encompassing the Russian Far East, Siberia, northern China, Mongolia, Japan, and Korea. Despite its strategic significance, studies of North East Asia remain fragmented and pigeonholed within the academic traditions of Eastern European, postsocialist and Asian studies.

Call for applications: Journal of Asian Studies Seeks New Editor

This is an exciting time for the Journal of Asian Studies (JAS), which has a longstanding reputation for excellence and is devoted to publishing work by scholars in many disciplines who deal with diverse periods and all the regions with which the Association for Asian Studies engages. In recent years, it has expanded its international readership via its partnership with Cambridge University Press, while publishing more research articles per issue and work by scholars based in more disciplines and in more parts of the world than ever. It has also begun carrying works in nov

CFP, III CHAM International Conference, "Oceans and Shores: Heritage, People and Environment"

The Call for Papers and posters is now open and closes on 1st February.

The III CHAM* International Conference will be held in Lisbon, 12th  to 15th July 2017, and its main theme is "Oceans and Shores: Heritage, People and Environment".  [*"CHAM" = Centro de História d’Aquém e d’Além-Mar. Ed.]

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Author: 
Kumkum Roy
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Roy, 'Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time'


Kumkum Roy. Looking Within, Looking Without: Exploring Households in the Subcontinent through Time. Darmstadt: Primus Books GmbH, 2015. 419 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8408233-8.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Columbia University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Historicizing Households, in Memory of Nandita Sahai

Author: 
Yasmin Khan
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Khan, 'India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War'


Yasmin Khan. India at War: The Subcontinent and the Second World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 432 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-975349-9.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

A Social History of War

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

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Call for Publications: North East Asian Anthropologies book series

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

The North East Asian book series published by Amsterdam University Press presents groundbreaking anthropological research on North East Asia, a vast region encompassing the Russian Far East, Siberia, northern China, Mongolia, Japan, and Korea. Despite its strategic significance, studies of North East Asia remain fragmented and pigeonholed within the academic traditions of Eastern European, postsocialist and Asian studies.