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13th Asia Pacific Conference (APC2015) | Call for Presenters

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222769

APC2015 will be held at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University on November 7-8, 2015. The theme for this year’s conference is "Societal Transformation in Asia Pacific: Charting the Waves of Change" and we are issuing a call for presentations from the various fields of study.

Safety and Disaster in Japanese Popular Culture After Fukushima

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222682

Safety and Disaster in Japanese Popular Culture after Fukushima

 

Presented by the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies

in association with

the Modern East Asia Reaserch Center

Friday, June 5, 2015, 9:00-13:00

Sophia Symposium "Empire and Aftermath: New Perspectives on the Legacies of the Japanese Empire" on June 19

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222785


Sophia Symposium 2015 (This symposium is hosted by ICC Research Unit on "Postcolonial Asian Cities.")

Empire and Aftermath: New Perspectives on the Legacies of the Japanese Empire
Friday, June 19 2015
Sophia University, Building 10 Room 301

Public Lecture: Jane Nakano on Asian energy geopolitics and the US shale revolution

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222783

Date: Monday, June 22, 2015

Time: Door opens at 7:00pm, Program starts at 7:30pm

Venue: Temple University Japan Campus, Mita Hall 5F
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)

Speaker: Jane Nakano, Senior fellow in the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Moderator: Robert Dujarric, Director of ICAS

TOC: Journal of Asian Studies: Volume 74, Issue 2

Latest issue of the Journal of Asian Studies online at http://journals.cambridge.org/jas

Research Articles

China in Africa, Viewed from Brazil
Adriana Erthal Abdenur

“Civil Religion” and Confucianism: Japan's Past, China's Present, and the Current Boom in Scholarship on Confucianism
Kiri Paramore

The War of Translation: Colonial Education, American English, and Tagalog Slang in the Philippines
Vicente L. Rafael

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Andrea S. Wiley
Reviewer: 
Sudha Raj

Raj on Wiley, 'Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India'


Andrea S. Wiley. Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. xi + 193 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-72905-6.

Reviewed by Sudha Raj (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Milk in India and the USA

Author: 
Andrew G. Walder
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Walder, 'China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed'


Andrew G. Walder. China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. Illustrations. xiv + 413 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05815-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

A Root and Branch Criticism of Mao Zedong’s Leadership

Recent Threads

13th Asia Pacific Conference (APC2015) | Call for Presenters

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222769

APC2015 will be held at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University on November 7-8, 2015. The theme for this year’s conference is "Societal Transformation in Asia Pacific: Charting the Waves of Change" and we are issuing a call for presentations from the various fields of study.

Safety and Disaster in Japanese Popular Culture After Fukushima

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=222682

Safety and Disaster in Japanese Popular Culture after Fukushima

 

Presented by the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies

in association with

the Modern East Asia Reaserch Center

Friday, June 5, 2015, 9:00-13:00