Workshop on "From Night Soil to Chemical Fertilizers: Transformations in Asian-Pacific Agriculture"

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 27, 2018 to March 29, 2018
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, World History / Studies

James Webb (Colby College) and Iris Borowy (Center for the History of Global Development, University of Shanghai) are organizing a workshop at the University of Shanghai from 27-29 March 2018 on the theme "From Night Soil to Chemical Fertilizers: Transformations in Asian-Pacific Agriculture."

There is funding available to cover air travel, food, and lodging for a few additional scholars.

We would like to include some scholars who are working on the history of night soil use and/or chemical fertilizer use in South Asia or Indonesia.

The Politics of Caste in India’s New Land Wars

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 23, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Area Studies, Sociology, South Asian History / Studies, Social Sciences

This is a limited call seeking 2-3 prospective contributions from authors who are well-placed to submit a complete first draft on the theme of our special issue by 31st December 2017. We have an agreement in place with a suitable journal and an existing list of authors committed to submitting articles, so there is only limited scope for accepting new ones. Those intending to submit a full first draft by 31st December 2017 are advised to contact Kenneth Bo Nielsen at the earliest possible with a title and abstract in order to confirm sufficient fit with the collection theme.

Infrastructure and the Right to the City: Perspectives from India

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
February 15, 2018 to February 16, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Political Science

 

Institute of Development Studies Kolkata

CFP-Asia and Globalization: Trends and Challenges-SPECIAL ISSUE-SPR 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Political Science, Race Studies, South Asian History / Studies

In collaboration with the , Asian Studies Minor Program at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, NETSOL is pleased to call for papers for a special issue (Spring 2018) on Asia with a theme, Asia and Globalization: Trends and Challenges.

Comparative perspectives on regulating age of consent and child-marriage in the British Empire, 1880 to 1930

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 8, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

This is a call for proposals for a one-day interdisciplinary conference to be held on 15 June 2018 at SOAS University of London. The conference aims to explore the debates that led to the reform of age of consent laws around the British Empire during the years 1880 to 1930. We are particularly interested in exploring the issues of age of consent and child marriage through interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives in law and history.

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP: Thematic dossier "Portuguese Colonialism and the Indian Ocean: Reviewing the nineteenth century” (Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 19, 2017
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Social History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

Call for Papers “Portuguese Colonialism and the Indian Ocean: Reviewing the nineteenth century”

Lecture: “Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World: The Deccan during the 14th and 15th centuries." Helen Philon, at Harvard University

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 19, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Islamic History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

 

2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017

“Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World:

The Deccan during the 14th and 15th centuries”

Helen Philon

Call for Papers for Open Issue on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Literature, South Asian History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

The Rupkatha Journal on interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (www.rupkatha.com) is inviting papers and book reviews on the following area for the regular issue (Vol. 9, No. 4, 2017):

Call for papers (closes 1 November 2017): Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference, 3-5 July 2018, University of Sydney

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 1, 2017
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies

Asian Studies Association of Australia Conference, 3-5 July 2018, University of Sydney

By the way Sahir

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
July 1, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Music and Music History, South Asian History / Studies

I have decided to edit a book on lyric writer Sahir to be called "By The Way Sahir". I invite scholarly articles in English on Sahir in about 4 to 5 thousand words. The deadline is June 2018. To be published by a reputed publisher of national/international reputation. suggestions for serious academic articles on Sahir are invited. please send 250 words abstract by the end of December, 2017 and then we shall start on the book.

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