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CfP: Futures Past: South Asia Now and Then

Futures Past: South Asia Now and Then

White Rose South Asia Network Inaugural Graduate Workshop, University of Leeds, 22 May 2017

CfP deadline: 15 January 2017

This one-day interdisciplinary workshop will bring together graduate students from across the arts, humanities and social sciences whose research focuses upon South Asia or South Asian networks and diaspora in any time period or locale. The broad theme is intended to facilitate debate on diverse topics which could include but are not limited to: pre-colonial, colonial and postcolonial histories; migration, mobilities, and diaspora; literature, arts and films; contemporary politics and society; gender studies; and religious and cultural studies.

We encourage submissions from research students at both early and late stages of their research degrees who wish to present their work in an engaging and supportive environment. Selected contributors will be required to submit papers of approximately 5,000-8,000 words in advance of the workshop. Each paper will be summarised and discussed by another research student and an academic from the White Rose South Asia Network before time is given to the author to respond to the points and questions raised.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words and a brief bio by email to whiterosesouthasiagraduate@gmail.com by 15 January 2017. Spaces on the workshop are limited to 12 and are open to research students from any university. There is a limited number of travel and accommodation bursaries for speakers.

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Job: Assistant Professor in Asian Art

Deadline: 15 January 2017

The Department of History of Art at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian Art (non-tenure-track, 3-year appointment) beginning in the 2017 fall semester.


Please send cover letter, CV, writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy (and evidence of effectiveness, if available), and three letters of reference by January 15, 2017 to MellonAPsearch@vanderbilt.edu. Electronic submission is preferred, but hard copy submissions can be mailed to: Mellon Assistant Professor Search Committee Chair, Department of History of Art, Vanderbilt University, Box 0274 GPC, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203. Review of applications will begin Jan. 15, 2017.

For full details: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54228
University Website: http://as.vanderbilt.edu/historyart/
 

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Applications: Adivasi Fellowship Programme

Adivasi Fellowship Programme

Department of Anthropology, LSE and Department of Development Studies, SOAS

Application deadline: 2 January 2017

The ESRC and EU ERC funded LSE Inequality and Poverty Research Programme, focusing on understanding the persistence of poverty amongst Adivasis and Dalits in India, seeks to invite Adivasi Scholars from Peninsular India to spend two weeks with the Programme in London in Autumn 2017 (Oct-Dec term).

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CfP: Mauritius after 50 years of Independence

Mauritius after 50 years of Independence: Charting the way forward

Organized by the University of Mauritius in collaboration with the Mauritius Research Council

28-30 June 2017
 

CfP deadline: 10th January 2017

Submission of full paper: 15 May 2017

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Thomas Hylland Eriksen (University of Oslo), Prof. Patrick Eisenlohr (University of Göttingen) and Prof. Lino Briguglio (University of Malta).

 

 

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