Looking for panelists for 2022 AAS conference in Honolulu.  The theme of the panel is "Rivers as the Arteries of Empire in Imperial China."  This can certainly involve military history, but can encompass other things such as grain transport, trade, dragon boat racing & festivals, imperial tours and processions, etc.  If there's sufficient interest I'll craft the panel proposal around the papers.  As a starting point I plan on doing a paper on "Qing Innovations in Riverine Warfare During the Taiping Rebellion."  Feel free to contact me directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.