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BOOK REVIEW> Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=52450

LECTURE> Peter Skilling at Waseda: "Stūpas and the Spread of Buddhism in India: The Early Period." Sept. 29, 2018

Dear Colleagues, 

It is my great pleasure to announce a public lecture by Professor Peter Skilling at Waseda University on September 29, 2018. 

Title: Stūpas and the Spread of Buddhism in India: The Early Period.

Speaker: Professor Peter Skilling, the French School of Asian Studies (EFEO), retired.

Time: September 29, 2018, Saturday, 4:30pm-6pm.

Venue: Waseda University, Toyama Campus, Building 36, Room 681.

JOURNAL TOC> Buddhism and Politics: special issue of Journal of Buddhist Ethics

The Journal of Buddhist Ethics is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue on “Buddhism and Politics.” It is the first of two issues on Buddhism and politics co-edited by Barbra Clayton, Mt. Alison University, and André Laliberté, the University of Ottawa.

CFP> Call for Submissions: International Journal of Buddhist Thought & Culture Vol.28, No.2

Dear Colleagues,

The International Journal of Buddhist Thought & Culture (IJBTC) is published to promote Buddhist Studies by encouraging wide-ranging research on Buddhist thought and culture.

IJBTC is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published bi-annually in English language by the Academy of Buddhist Studies at Dongguk University, Korea.

The scholastic quality of IJBTC was accredited by Korean Research Foundation in 2007. The IJBTC are included in the Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index in 2017 and the resource of the ATLA Religion Database® in 2018.

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 13 August - 20 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 13 August 2018 to 20 August 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Buddhism.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


ASIAN HISTORY / STUDIES

JOB> Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Classical Chinese Literature, City University of Hong Kong

Duties : Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including BA, MA, MPhil and PhD; and undertake administrative duties in course, student activities and academic programme management.

For details see:  https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57094

 

JOB> Assistant Professor of Art and Archaeology, the Silk Road, Princeton University

The Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Art and Archaeology. The Department seeks candidates specializing in the history of the Silk Road, and in the study of China and its cross-cultural interactions, who will engage some portion of the chronology from the Han through the Yuan periods. Responsibilities will consist of undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision of B.A. independent work and doctoral dissertations.

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