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Digital Resources for Sinologists 1.0
Digital Resources for Sinologists 1.0 Part I: An Introduction to Chinese Electronic Dictionaries and Criteria for Their Evaluation This article provid...
Russian Studies Job Report
This is a report spotlighting newly hired professors in Russian Studies. It is our hope that this information will be useful to the field as...
Hypnotism & “Pseudoscience” in China
Studying the “Pseudo” Seriously: Hypnotism in Early Twentieth-Century China My interest in hypnotism stems from my study of another “dubious” discipli...
Academic Sparring Partners
Academic Training Partners Lately the media has emphasized many disheartening aspects of the graduate school experience: the debt crisis, the slumping...
English Landscapes & Identities Project
The English Landscapes and Identities project Since the early 1990s, when archaeological investigation was made a routine aspect of development and co...
Changes at Chinese Cultural Heritage Sites
What Changes at Cultural Heritage Sites in China Mean for Researchers Introduction In recent years, significant changes have been taking place at the ...
Crowdfunding in Academia
Crowdfunding in Academia The concept of patronage as a means of supporting scientific or artistic research has a long history. From William Shakespear...
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Archival Research Using Digital Archives
Archival Research Using Digital Archives My first encounter with a digital archive was a collection called Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resett...
Bagpiping in the Indian Himalayas
Listening to Postcolonial Sounds: Fieldwork on Bagpiping in the Indian Himalayas It’s a hot morning in September, 2013, and I’m sitting in a music stu...
Bioethics, Critical & Clinical
Bioethics, Critical and Clinical; or, Literature, that is to say… Timothy F. Murphy’s review (2004) of Being Human: Readings from the President’s Coun...
Archaeology of the Confucian Landscape
Archaeology of the Confucian Landscape: A Multidisciplinary Research Project at Qufu The multidisciplinary research project, “Archaeology of the Confu...
Introducing Archaeobotany to Central Asia
A New Research Frontier for an Old Method: Introducing Archaeobotany to Central Asia Since the early 1920s, starting with Nicholai Ivanovich Vavilov a...