Visiting Instructor/Asst. Professor

Position, Visiting Instructor/Asst. Professor:

Pacific World/Asia-Pacific Studies, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey seeks applications for a full-time Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor position in Pacific World/Asia-Pacific Studies for the academic year starting September 2013.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad, interdisciplinary perspective on inter-regional and Pacific Rim themes, with emphasis on Chinese or East Asian history.Ph.D. by time of appointment preferred.  Successful candidate will teach courses in Pacific World/Asia-Pacific history as well as one course per semester in the Colleges General Studies program.  Teaching load is three four-hour courses per semester.  Salary depends on qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of excellence in teaching.

Screening of applications begins July 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.



Chargés d’études et de recherche à l’INHA

Appel à candidatures visant à pourvoir six postes de chargés d’études et de recherche à l’INHA, à compter du 1er octobre 2013,  en ligne sur le site de l’INHA.

Les chargés d’études et de recherche effectuent un service partagé entre les programmes scientifiques et documentaires de l’Institut et leurs travaux personnels de recherche ; ils se voient confier des tâches documentaires et scientifiques en relation avec les programmes décrits sur le site. Leur lieu de résidence est situé à Paris. Les chargés d’études et de recherche domiciliés hors d’Ile-de-France auront la possibilité de louer une chambre à la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris. Au cours de leur séjour à l’INHA, ils pourront être affectés à des tâches organisées en lien avec la bibliothèque de l’établissement. Statutairement, la durée des fonctions de chargé d’études et de recherche est de deux ans. Elle peut être prorogée par période d’une année, sans pouvoir excéder quatre ans au total. Pourront concourir à ce recrutement les étudiants travaillant dans tous les domaines de l’histoire de l’art, y compris le cinéma, la musique et le théâtre dans leurs relations avec les arts visuels ; ils devront être engagés dans la poursuite d’études conduisant au doctorat. Les chargés d’études et de recherche sont recrutés sur contrats doctoraux.

Les candidats devront satisfaire aux conditions de recrutement des contractuels doctoraux et par dérogation votée par le conseil scientifique de l’INHA : « recrutement au plus tard dix-huit mois après la première inscription en doctorat » (l’inscription en thèse devra avoir été faite entre le 1er avril 2012 et le 1er octobre 2013).

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The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announces a new initiative supporting research and teaching in Buddhist studies.

ACLS will offer an articulated set of fellowship and grant competitions that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies. These are global competitions. There are no restrictions as to the location of work proposed or the citizenship of applicants.Applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online FellowshipApplication system (OFA).

Sample applications and a link to OFA will be available in July 2013. Visit:

« Asia in Memory and Imagination »

“Asia in Memory and Imagination,” 51st annual meeting, Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (WCAAS), September 27-28, 2013, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.

We welcome faculty, scholars and students from all disciplines to submit proposals for papers, panels,roundtables, poster exhibits, or workshops. Proposals in all disciplines are welcome, and we encourage you to organize integrated panels if possible (3 papers per panel, 90 minute panels).

Visit: Contact: Greg Lewis, Program Chair, 801-626-6707 or

Asian Literature and Translation (ALT), Call for Articles

Asian Literature and Translation (ALT) is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal established by the Centre for the History of Religion in Asia (CHRA), Cardiff University.

The main objective of the journal is to publish research papers, translations, and reviews in the field of Asian religious literature (construed in the widest sense) in a form that makes them quickly and easily accessible to the international academic community, to professionals in related fields, such as theatre and storytelling, and to the general public. The scope of the journal covers the cultural, historical, and religious literature of South, Southeast, East and Central Asia in the relevant languages (e.g. Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, Tibetan, Japanese, et al.). We particularly welcome literary translations, including extracts from longer works in progress, manuscript reports and commentarial material, new adaptations of classic texts, archive stories and debate pieces, and the discussion of new approaches to translation. Book and performance reviews, including visual material, and letters to the editor, including responses to published material, are also solicited.Contributions are welcome on a wide range of topics in the research area as defined above.

For further information see:

Call for Articles

The Journal of the Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (ACME) is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the anthropological studies of all societies and cultures in the Middle East and Central Eurasia.

Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists not only in the area of anthropology but also in sociology, folklore, religion, material culture and related social sciences. It includes all areas of modern and contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia (Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, China) including topics on minority groups and religious themes. The journal also will review monographic studies, reference works, results of conferences, and international workshops. ACME also publishes review essays, reviews of books and multimedia products (including music, films, and web sites) relevant to the main aims of the journal.

All submissions for articles are peer-reviewed. ACME is published with the financial support and collaboration of GroupeSocietes, Religions, Laicites, Centre National de la RechercheScientifique (CNRS), France.

For general inquiries and Instructions for Authors, please visit:


New Books

G. Shelach. 2009. Prehistoric Societies on the Northern Frontiers of China. London, UK ; Equinox Publishing Ltd.
S. Redenko. 1970. Frozen Tombs of Siberia: the Pazyryk Burials of Iron Age Horsemen. Los Angeles, CA; University of California Press.
J.P. Mallory, V.H. Mair. 2000. The Tarim Mummies: Ancient China and the Mystery of the Earliest People from the West. New York, NY. Thames & Hudson Ltd.
P. M. Taylor et all. 2011. Past and Future Heritage in the Pipelines Corridor: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey. Washington, DC; KI Graphics Ltd.
P.R.S. Moorey et al. 1981. Ancient Bronzes, Ceramics and Seals. Los Angeles, CA; Los Angeles  county Museum of Art.