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.
Yu-Ping Chang (PhD in Security Studies from Kansas State University) reports a recently published peer-reviewed book, China's New Imperialism: Nature, Causes, and Rationalization, part of Routledge's Asian States and Empires series.
Robin Yates: "Early Chinese Chariots and Carriages in War and Peace: Evidence from New Textual and Archaeological Sources," in Chariots in Antiquity: Essays on Honour of Joost Crouwel, edited by Peter Raulwing, Stefan Burmeister, Gail Brownrigg, and Katheryn M. Linduff.
Review of Jindai Zhongguo zhi bianzhou: Junfa huayu jiangou, shengzhi biange yu guojia 近代中国之变轴：军阀话语建构、 省制变革与国家 [The Axis of Change in Modern China: The Construction of the Discourse on Warlordism, the Reform of the Provincial System, and the State] by Weng Youwei 翁有为 (Beijing: Renmin chubanshe, 2021), in the Book Reviews section of the European Research Centre for Chinese Studies, 1 April 2023. https://erccs.hypotheses.org/1806
Zhongping Chen’s new book, Transpacific Reform and Revolution: The Chinese in North America, 1898−1918, will be released by Stanford University Press in July 2023 (https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=35428). This book covers the political reforms promoted by Kang Youwei, a prominent reformer of modern China, among the Chinese in North America after 1898, as well as the revolutionary movements led by Sun Yat-sen, the "father of Republican China," until 1918. Additionally, this book uncovers previously untold stories of feminist politics, secret societies, and political assassinations that occurred within American and Canadian Chinatowns between 1898 and 1918.
Esther Hu reports that her English translation of "Ten Thousand Scrolls of Books"（萬卷詩書), the second chapter of Chinese Nationalist general Hu Tsung-nan and Dr. Yeh Hsia-Ti's love story 《天地悠悠》, has been published in Studies on Asia, Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2022), pp. 100-118.
Timothy May gave two talks in Mongolia this spring: “The Tamma Military Institution in the Mongol Empire,” The Chinggis Khan Museum, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (May 19, 2023), and “The Tamma and Frontier Security in the Mongol Empire,” General Staff, Ministry of Defense, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (May 23, 2023). He also has a publication hot off the press: “Mongol Genocides of the 13th Century,” pp. 498-522 in The Cambridge World History of Genocide, vol. 1, Genocide in the Ancient, Medieval and Premodern Worlds, edited by Tristan Taylor and Ben Kiernan (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2023).