Journal of South Asia Women Studies (JSAWS)
31 Mar 2009
Asiatica Association www.asiatica.org, Milano, Italy
Supplied note: "Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am happy to announce Vol. 11/1 of the [...] *Journal of South Asia Women Studies* (established in 1995) [...] In this issue: * Note from the Editor: The New Political Scenario in Nepal and in Afghanistan and The Fairy Tale of the 'Good Taliban' * Paper: 'Female Rishis and Philosophers in the Veda?', by Michael Witzel * Book Reviews - eg."
"The purpose of the [electronic - ed.] journal is manyfold. This journal [ISSN 1084-7478] is open to all bona fide scholars in South Asia women studies. We aim to publish our work quickly and democratically. Subjects: law, civil rights, gender issues, religion, philosophy, politics, feminism and ecofeminism, classical and modern literature, poetry, dance, music, drama, language, translations, history, folklore, customs, medicine, architecture, discoveries and cultural or social products by women, etc. The journal is also a platform for dialog on interfaith issues, and for dialog on issues of importance to Asian women. We want to promote an international debate on the subject, and create a channel of communication between science and media, between scholarly production and NGOs activities, and between positive and religious thought and/or ethical thought. We want to publicize the scholarly study of women in terms of human rights. Women Studies, and particularly "Third World" Women Studies, means to be involved in ethical and social issues. Areas of study: India, Nepal, Tibet, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Taiwan, Maldives, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines. The journal includes unpublished articles, abstracts, reviews, and news (such as on published books, on papers, conferences, meetings, events, Ph.D. projects, etc.)."
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