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Position, Doctoral Student, Leipzig University

The Institute of Religious Studies at Leipzig University seeks  
applicants for a three-year doctoral position (75%) beginning on  
February 1, 2020, within the research project "When Healing Fails:  
Kognitive Dissonanz und Faktoren der Resilienz bei gescheiterten  
religiösen Heilungen. Eine vergleichende Studie dreier lokaler  
Christentümer" (When Healing Fails: Cognitive Dissonances and Factores  
of Resilience in the Case of Failed Religious Healings. A Comparative  
Study of Three Local Christianities).

Persian, Armenian and Russian Language Winter Schools 2019, Yerevan, Armenia

ASPIRANTUM - School of languages and cultures invites international participants to apply and take part in Persian, Armenian and Russian language winter schools to be organized from December 1 till December 21, 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia. Each language winter school offers 60 hours of intensive language classes during 15 days of teaching (from Monday till Friday each week). Every day the participants will receive a language instruction for 4 hours.

To see the details of each language school, the deadlines as well as the prices please follow the links below for each language.

Member Book, Hawley, Sharma, Novetzke, eds., Bhakti and Power: Debating India's Religion of the Heart

Dear H-Asia Friends,

I am happy to announce the publication of a volume edited by John Stratton Hawley, Swapna Sharma, and me (Christian Lee Novetzke) entitled Bhakti and Power: Debating India's Religion of the Heart. 

EATS (European Association of Taiwan Studies) 2020 Call for Papers


Narrating Taiwan: Re-imagining, re-writing, and re-connecting Taiwan

The 17th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies

Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), KU Leuven Campus Brussels, Brussels

6-8 April 2020

Submission Deadlines: 31 August 2019


Host institutions

SSRC Global Scholars Initiative: Invitation to Attend a Meeting of Journal Editors (RSVP by June 25)

The Social Science Research Council has launched a Global Scholars Initiative designed to strengthen the English-language writing skills of Asian scholars working in Asia and to increase their success in publishing articles in English-medium journals. With support from the Henry Luce Foundation, the SSRC is exploring ways to support English-language journals published in Asia as a part of this effort.


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