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13th ISHORE Webinar | Dr. Bindu Menon: "Affective Vocality and Malayalam Film Publics" | 7.30pm IST, 31 March 2022

The Institute for Social Sciences, Humanities and Oceanic Research (I-SHORE), Kerala, India, is delighted to invite you to the thirteenth session of its webinar series "Confluences 2022". In this edition, Dr. Bindu Menon (Associate Professor of Media Studies, Azim Premji University, Bangalore) would give a talk titled "Aural Awakenings: Affective Vocality and Malayalam Film Publics (1900-1950)" on Thursday,  7.30 pm (Indian Standard Time), 31 March 2022.  For more details on the topic, see the abstract below.

Call for Papers> "The Dharma-Ending Age", University of British Columbia, October 7–9, 2022

The Dharma-Ending Age: The Climate Crisis through the Lens of Buddhist Eschatology, Past and Present

October 7–9, 2022

University of British Columbia

 

Hosted by the Yin-Cheng Buddhist Studies Network and the From the Ground Up Project (www.frogbear.org) at the University of British Columbia, this conference will take place on October 7–9, 2022 in hybrid format.

Re: Germany’s contentious China debate

In a LinkedIn post from Friday, 25 March Professor Alpermann raised the issue of financial dependencies on China in British higher education. He argued that funding from China to German universities can only be measured in the thousandths. Even with unreported contributions he suggested that they unlikely make up more than 0,6% of the total amount of public funding for German universities (32,7 billion Euro). Please find below my response from Friday, 25 March (translated from German with the help of DeepL).

"Björn Alpermann

Re: Germany’s contentious China debate

On Thursday, 24 March Professor Schubert asked me via LinkedIn to provide more specific information about my work on financial dependencies in the British higher education sector. Please find below my reply from Friday, 25 March 2022 (translated from German with the help of DeepL):

"Gunter Schubert

I have summarized my experiences in the UK in an article for APuZ:

Fulda (2021), Preserving Science Autonomy. China and science in the UK, February 12, 2021, From Politics and Contemporary History.

Acta Via Serica 2022 International Conference at Keimyung University, South Korea: Carpet Weaving: History and Beauty of the Silk Road

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November 3, 2022 to November 5, 2022

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Subscribe to H-Asia: Reviews

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Nicholas S. Brasovan
Reviewer: 
Charlotte Gorant

Gorant on Brasovan, 'Buddhisms in Asia: Traditions, Transmissions, and Transformations'

Nicholas S. Brasovan. Buddhisms in Asia: Traditions, Transmissions, and Transformations. Albany: SUNY Press, 2019. 210 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-7585-1; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-7584-4

Author: 
Andrew Flachs
Reviewer: 
Ronald J. Herring

Herring on Flachs, 'Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India'

Andrew Flachs. Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India. Global Change/Global Health Series. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2019. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3963-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-4025-9.

Reviewed by Ronald J. Herring (Cornell University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2022) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Megan Eaton Robb
Reviewer: 
Asiya Alam

Alam on Robb, 'Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India'

Megan Eaton Robb. Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 264 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-008937-5.

Reviewed by Asiya Alam (Louisiana State University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

13th ISHORE Webinar | Dr. Bindu Menon: "Affective Vocality and Malayalam Film Publics" | 7.30pm IST, 31 March 2022

The Institute for Social Sciences, Humanities and Oceanic Research (I-SHORE), Kerala, India, is delighted to invite you to the thirteenth session of its webinar series "Confluences 2022". In this edition, Dr. Bindu Menon (Associate Professor of Media Studies, Azim Premji University, Bangalore) would give a talk titled "Aural Awakenings: Affective Vocality and Malayalam Film Publics (1900-1950)" on Thursday,  7.30 pm (Indian Standard Time), 31 March 2022.  For more details on the topic, see the abstract below.

Call for Papers> "The Dharma-Ending Age", University of British Columbia, October 7–9, 2022

The Dharma-Ending Age: The Climate Crisis through the Lens of Buddhist Eschatology, Past and Present

October 7–9, 2022

University of British Columbia

 

Hosted by the Yin-Cheng Buddhist Studies Network and the From the Ground Up Project (www.frogbear.org) at the University of British Columbia, this conference will take place on October 7–9, 2022 in hybrid format.