CfP: Cultural industries of the Global South in the digital age

Deadline:  1st March 2018 This special issue of Cahiers d’Outre-Mer (n°277) proposes to question the articulation between the development of the digital environment and local reconfigurations of cultural industries in the Global South. It aims at better understanding how new technologies have transformed the conditions and modes of creation, production, distribution/dissemination of cultural content (film, music, … Continue reading CfP: Cultural industries of the Global South in the digital age

Delta cities: rethinking practices of the urban

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Dates: 10-15 December 2018 Venues: Ho Chi Minh City/Long Xuyen, An Giang (Vietnam) Language: English Webpages: https://iias.asia/masterclass/delta-cities Co-organizers International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS, Leiden), University of Social Sciences and Humanities Ho Chi Minh City (USSH HCM), and Engaging with Vietnam (EWV) Convenors David Biggs, University of California at Riverside, United States Debjani Bhattacharyya, Drexel University, United States John Agbonifo, Osun State University, … Continue reading Delta cities: rethinking practices of the urban

InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi

December 4–7, 2018 Hosted by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences Cal for papers deadline: February 28, 2018 Organizers: Social Science Research Council InterAsia Program, Duke University Global Asia Initiative, Göttingen University Global and Transregional Studies Platform, the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong, Asia Research … Continue reading InterAsian Connections VI: Hanoi

Conference on Maritime Traditions of Indian and Pacific Oceans

  Proposed Date – 22-23 March 2018, 2 days Venue – Kochi, Kerala, India Objective The twin objectives of this Conference is (i) to reassess current knowledge on nautical and maritime traditions in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and (ii) to begin the process of creating a database of coastal sites on maritime routes, sites … Continue reading Conference on Maritime Traditions of Indian and Pacific Oceans

Event: India and Japan: Unearthing lesser-known 16th to early 20th century linkages

Organized by India International Centre & Mombusho Scholars Association of India (MOSAI) 15, 16 and 17 November, 2018 Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi, India   Introduction India-Japan historical links go far back to the 8th century A.D. when Bodhisena (704-60), an Indian monk, was invited in the year 736CE by Emperor Shomu (r.724-48) to … Continue reading Event: India and Japan: Unearthing lesser-known 16th to early 20th century linkages

Event: Borderland Spaces: Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources

6th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network Dates: 13-15 August 2018 Venue: American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources Asian borderlands create spaces that induce dedicated livelihood strategies, inspire self-definition on both individual and collective scales, and allow for specific regimes of resource extraction. Borderlands in Asia tend to be peripheral … Continue reading Event: Borderland Spaces: Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources

Event: Liberal Education and the Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences in India

Call for Papers Conference Dates: April 6th to 8th, 2018 Deadline for submissions: December 20th, 2017 Name of organization: Azim Premji University, Bangalore Contact e-mails:sonali.barua@apu.edu.in sunandan@apu.edu.in Contemporary undergraduate education in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) in India faces serious challenges that demand critical rethinking of structure, content and practice in this domain. On the … Continue reading Event: Liberal Education and the Future of the Humanities and Social Sciences in India

Event: What Time Is It? Technologies of Life in the Contemporary

What Time Is It? Technologies of Life in the Contemporary 14th, 15th, 16th December 2017 Sarai-CSDS, Delhi and Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi Conference Convenors: Ravi Sundaram, Ravi Vasudevan (Sarai-CSDS), and Raqs Media Collective (Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi, and Shuddhabrata Sengupta) The conference brings together academics and artists, archivists and architects, sound artists … Continue reading Event: What Time Is It? Technologies of Life in the Contemporary

Event: Embodying World’s New Conditions and Values

The 11th International Conference of Humanities and Social Sciences (HUSOC) Network Deadline: 31 December 2017 Conference dates: 25 - 26 July 2018 at Chiang Mai, Thailand Website:http://www.embodyinghusoc2018.org/ The 21st century” is defined not only by the change in number but also by the state of which new technologies have increasingly been playing major roles in transforming many … Continue reading Event: Embodying World’s New Conditions and Values