CFP: Drones: International Development and Deployment of UAVs - India & Pakistan

Seeking two chapters for upcoming book publication - Drones: International Development and Deployment of UAVs (https://www.crcpress.com/Drones-International-Development-and-Deployment-of-UAVs/Webb-Dens...)

Chapter Topics: Indian and Pakistani military drone programs (6,000 to 8,000 words; Chicago Manual of Style)

New Course: UCLA Immersive International Studies Summer Institute for Pre-College Students

UCLA is pleased to announce a new 1-week intensive summer program for high school students from June 26-30, 2017 using  "Defining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945" from the Reacting to the Past series of immersive role-playing games. Students will be able to earn 2 college credits while learning about India at the end of British colonial rule.

ANN: Conference - Nepal and Himalayan Studies at Cornell, 28-29 April 2017

On April 28-29 2017, the Cornell South Asia Program will host "Nepal and Himalayan Studies at Cornell: Community Engagement, Knowledge Circulation, and the Future of Scholarship." The conference will focus on a broad view of Himalayan Studies, bringing attention not only to Nepal, but also India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Tibet and China. 

CFP: Edited volume on Migration and Human Security in South Asia

This is an open call to seek papers for an edited volume on Migration and Human Security in South Asia and its implications looking into the migration trends specific to South Asia and its multi-dimensional impact globally. It will bring together the analyses on migration and surrounding issues, challenges and solutions to them. The work will consolidate the thematic lines and streams weaved around regions, corridors, in-country, regional and global perspectives and theoretical perspectives on human mobility and population movements.

H-Diplo Article Review 681 on “America, India, and Kashmir, 1945–49: ‘If Ignorance about India in This Country is Deep, Ignorance About the [Princely] States is Abysmal’.”

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Article Review
No. 681

23 February 2017

Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Rakesh Ankit, “America, India, and Kashmir, 1945–49: ‘If Ignorance about India in This Country is Deep, Ignorance About the [Princely] States is Abysmal’.” Diplomacy & Statecraft 27:1 (March 2016): 22-44.

Member book: Malik, Pashtun Identity and Geo-politics in Southwest Asia: Pakistan and Afghanistan since 9/11

My new book, Pashtun Identity and Geopolitics in Southwest Asia: Pakistan and Afghanistan since 9/11, has just been published by Anthem in London (2016). Based on archival research at the British Library, Bodleian and in South and Central Asia besides interviews in Britain, United States, Brussels, and the Sub-continent, this volume reviews the various hypotheses about Pashtuns (Pathans) varying from their Semitic origins to Aryan roots.

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