The Chinese Military History Society will hold its 2022 conference in Fort Worth, TX, on Thursday, April 28, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Military History. The program will be sent to CMHS members in February.
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"
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.