Critical Dialogues of Urban Governance, Development and Activism-open access download

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UCL Press is pleased to announce a new open access book that is likely to be of interest to list subscribers: ‘Critical Dialogues of Urban Governance, Development and Activism’, edited by Susannah Bunce, Nicola Livingstone, Loren March, Susan Moore, and Alan Walks.

New book on the history of the Durex Company

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Dear H-Histsex

List members may be interested to know that the first comprehensive history of the original Durex condom company has been published. This book has applications across modern and contemporary history in the context of the 20thC, British industry and foreign competition, society and economics, society and culture, mass media and PR, drug development and gender, history of sexuality, and the history of London and London immigration. Please do consider this book for course adoption!

Re: QUERY: Podcasts & other recorded lectures on the history of cartography?

Here are links to podcasts made from public talks given at The National Archives of the United Kingdom, Kew, Surrey, and a host of blogs about maps or using them, written by map and other specialists over the years, as need or interest prompted.  The latest blog on early military mapmakers, posted 4 May 2020, describes a current project.  They are available on The National Archives website under the headings Podcasts

CFP: Association of Southeast Asian Studies (UK) Conference at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Dear Colleagues,

The Association of Southeast Asian Studies (UK) (ASEASUK) and the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) are pleased to announce that the 2020 conference of the ASEASUK to celebrate the celebrate its 50th year as a learned society will be held in London at the LSE on 4-6 September 2020.

Please find the call for panels here: http://www.lse.ac.uk/seac/events/2020/ASEAS-2020-Conference

CONFERENCE> Unlocking Buddhist Written Heritage, British Library - February 7-8, 2020

'Explore Buddhist manuscript collections and Buddhist practices'

https://www.bl.uk/events/buddhism-conference-two-day-ticket

From the beautiful illuminated manuscripts of Thailand to the medical texts of the Silk Roads, our speakers examine how collection items give context to our understanding of Buddhism and its practices.

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