A conference on Sun Tzu's Art of War will be held at Vanderbilt University on February 27, 2016. For more information, see the official page for the conference: https://www.sonshi.com/conference.html
Mon, 17 January 2022
Wicky Tse reports several recent publications:
“Opportunism in Foreign Affairs in First Century BCE China: Chen Tang, His Fellows, and Their Patrons.” T’oung Pao 107 (2021): 233-261.
“Early Imperial China.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies. Ed. Tim Wright. New York: Oxford University Press. see webpage
〈亂世中的曙光——錢穆對中古早期歷史的一些看法〉(Ch’ien Mu’s view of early medieval China)，載李帆、黃兆強、區志堅主編 《重訪錢穆》(Revisiting Ch’ien Mu) (臺北：秀威資訊科技股份有限 公司), pp. 203-212.
〈在理想與現實之間：《大學衍義補》所見丘濬的軍事觀〉 (Between Ideal and Reality: Qiu Jun’s View of Military Affairs in the Daxue yanyi bu) 《明史研究論叢》 18 (2021): 37-46.Mon, 17 January 2022
Kristin Mulready-Stone published two chapters in The Routledge History of the Second World War, edited by Paul R. Bartrop, published November 2021:
In Part 3 Theatres: Fighting the war, "The crucial phase of the China theatre: The War of Resistance against Japan, 1937-1938"
In Part 5 Societies: Within the combat zone, "China divided and at war, 1937-1945"Mon, 17 January 2022
Edward A. McCord reports the publication of “Public Opinion and Warlord Power: The Issue of Troop Demobilization in Early Republican China,” American Journal of Chinese Studies, vol. 28, no. 2 (2021). He also presented a paper, “Toward a Social History of Modern Chinese Warlordism,” at the 23rd Biennial Conference of the European Association of Chinese Studies,” Leipzig, Germany (virtual), August 25, 2021.Mon, 17 January 2022
An article co-authored by Nicola Di Cosmo (together with Sebastian Wagner and Ulf Büntgen), "Climate and Environmental Context of the Mongol Invasion of Syria and Defeat at 'Ayn Jālūt (1258-1260 CE)," was published in Erdkunde, vol. 75, no. 2 (2021): 87-104.Mon, 17 January 2022
Morgan Deane reports two forthcoming publications: Beyond Sun-Tzu: Classical Chinese Debates on War and State Craft (Arsenal of Venice Press, 2022) and "Groping in the Dark: Reassessing Mao Zedong's Leadership," in Studies in Modern Insurgency, edited by Chris Murray (Routledge, 2022).Thu, 22 July 2021
Edward A. McCord's "The Economy of Warlordism in Early Twentieth Century China" was published in the volume Rebel Economies: Warlords, Insurgents, Humanitarians, edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Didier Passim, and Clemance Pinaud (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2021).Thu, 22 July 2021
Dr. Xiaobing Li presented a research paper, "What Did the PLA Learn from the Kinmen, Hainan, and Yijiangshan Landing Campaigns?" at the China Maritime Studies Institute's conference, "Large-scale Amphibious Warfare in Chinese Military Strategy," U.S. Naval War College, May 4-6, 2021. He also presented a paper, "The PLA and Chinese Blockade in the Taiwan Strait Crisis, 1958," at the Society for Military History (SMH) conference, May 21-23, 2021. And he was invited to a guest lecture on his new book, Attack at Chosin: The Chinese Second Offensive in Korea (University of Oklahoma Press, 2020), at the U.S. Army Heritage Center Foundation, June 9, 2021.