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CFP: The Eleventh International Symposium on Japanese Language Education and Japanese Studies (19-20 November 2016, Hong Kong)

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

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 29, 2016 to November 20, 2016
Author: 
Barry Cunliffe
Reviewer: 
Stewart Gordon

Gordon on Cunliffe, 'By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia'


Barry Cunliffe. By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Maps, illustrations. 512 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-968917-0.

Reviewed by Stewart Gordon
Published on H-Asia (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Eurasia

Re: Archival research in India: documents since the 1970s

Dear Clive Dewey (and others)

I am happy that you were (at last !) able to access the portal. Meanwhile I enquired from the technical team and they infom that the approval system is an automatic process and once the mandatory registration information is provided, the approval email is sent out instantly. It is likely that in some cases the approval email has been delivered into the junk mail, and hence missed out.

Member book, Flath, Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius

Dear List-Members,

I am pleased to announce the publication of my latest book:

James A. Flath, Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius, Honolulu, University of Hawai’I Press, 2016. 290 pages. ISBN 978-0-8248-5730-9 

Announcement, Chinese Studies Research Group Meeting, University of San Francisco, May 7

Please join us for the final meeting of the academic year for the Chinese Studies Research Group (San Francisco Bay Area).

This group is designed to create a sense of community among Chinese Studies scholars in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our meetings are an opportunity to hear and discuss interesting research in progress from one faculty member and one doctoral candidate and to network with people with similar interests.

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Now Online, DHAsia Presents "Digital Research into the Authorship of the Jin Ping Mei," by Paul Vierthaler

https://vimeo.com/163570659

Paul Vierthaler shares his research into using computer-aided authorship detection methodologies to offer insight into the authorship of the late Ming novel the Jin Ping Mei 金瓶梅 (Plum in the Golden Vase).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Barry Cunliffe
Reviewer: 
Stewart Gordon

Gordon on Cunliffe, 'By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia'


Barry Cunliffe. By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. Maps, illustrations. 512 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-968917-0.

Reviewed by Stewart Gordon
Published on H-Asia (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Eurasia

Author: 
Ursula Toyka
Reviewer: 
Rob Linrothe

Linrothe on Toyka, 'The Splendours of Paradise: Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si (Volumes 1 and 2)'


Ursula Toyka. The Splendours of Paradise: Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si (Volumes 1 and 2). Sankt Augustin: Institut Monumenta Serica, 2014. 2 volumes, 990 pp. EUR 150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-8050-0617-0.

Reviewed by Rob Linrothe (Northwestern University)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Ming-Era Monasteries

Author: 
Jie Li
Reviewer: 
Preeti Chopra

Chopra on Li, 'Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life'


Jie Li. Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life. Global Chinese Culture Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 280 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16716-1; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16717-8.

Reviewed by Preeti Chopra (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

CFP: The Eleventh International Symposium on Japanese Language Education and Japanese Studies (19-20 November 2016, Hong Kong)

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

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 29, 2016 to November 20, 2016

Member book, Flath, Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius

Dear List-Members,

I am pleased to announce the publication of my latest book:

James A. Flath, Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius, Honolulu, University of Hawai’I Press, 2016. 290 pages. ISBN 978-0-8248-5730-9 

Announcement, Chinese Studies Research Group Meeting, University of San Francisco, May 7

Please join us for the final meeting of the academic year for the Chinese Studies Research Group (San Francisco Bay Area).

This group is designed to create a sense of community among Chinese Studies scholars in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our meetings are an opportunity to hear and discuss interesting research in progress from one faculty member and one doctoral candidate and to network with people with similar interests.

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.