I am copying below what I hope is the final version of the program for the 2015 conference of the Chinese Military History Society, which will be held at the Renaissance Hotel & Spa in Montgomery, Alabama. If you are able to join us, we would be delighted to see you there.

David Graff


2015 Annual Conference of the Chinese Military History Society

Meeting in conjunction with the Society for Military History,
Montgomery, Alabama, April 9, 2015
Session 1: 8:30-9:30 am
Man-tak Kwok (University of Cambridge), “7,000 Men to Capture a Capital: On the Northern Campaign of Chen Qingzhi”
David A. Graff (Kansas State University), “Eight Reasons Not to Trust the Questions and Replies”
Session 2: 9:45-10:45 am
Arthur Waldron (University of Pennsylvania), “‘Invincible Madrid’ in the Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945”
Peter Chen-Main Wang (National Central University), “Marshall and Wartime China”
Session 3: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ricardo K.S. Mak (Hong Kong Baptist University), “Interpreting Constantin von Hanneken’s Three Reports on the Battle of the Yellow Sea”
Chi Man Kwong (Hong Kong Baptist University), “Introduction of Modern Military Science in Republican China: Northeast Journal of Military Studies of the Fengtian Army as Example”
Session 4: 2:00-3:30 pm
Eric Setzekorn (George Washington University), “Qing Warfare and the Ethnic Cleansing of 1860’s Shaanxi”
Kenneth M. Swope (University of Southern Mississippi), “The Bitter End: The Annihilation of the Kuidong 13 in the Early Qing”
Peter Lorge (Vanderbilt University), “The Martial Arts and Qi Jiguang’s Military Method”
Session 5: 3:45-4:45 pm
Xiaobing Li (University of Central Oklahoma), “The Forgotten Battle: Two Stories of the Chosin Reservoir in the Korean War, 1950”
Li Jie (King’s College London), “A People’s Army Fighting A People’s War: The Continuity and Change in PLA’s Warfighting, 1950-79”
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All sessions will be held in the Riverview 2 meeting room of the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa, 201 Tallapoosa Street.
The Chinese Military History Society wishes to acknowledge the assistance of the Air University Foundation and the Society for Military History in making this conference possible.