John Pomfret examines the remarkable history of the two-centuries-old relationship between the United States and China, from the Revolutionary War to the present day.
Call for Papers: Journal of Chinese Military History (Submission Deadline: ongoing)
The Journal of Chinese Military History, edited by David A. Graff and David Curtis Wright, is a peer-reviewed semi-annual from Brill that will begin publication in 2012. It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past. It takes the broadest possible view of military history, embracing both the study of battles and campaigns and the broader, social-history oriented approaches that have come to be known as "the new military history," and it covers all of the Chinese past, from prehistory through the pre-imperial and imperial periods down to the present day, aiming to publish a balanced mix of articles that represent a variety of different approaches and address both the modern and pre-modern periods of Chinese history. The Journal of Chinese Military History also welcomes comparative and theoretical work, as well as studies of the military interactions between China and other states and peoples, including East Asian neighbors such as Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.
Manuscripts for articles should be between 7,500 and 20,000 words, double-spaced, and submitted electronically as MS Word documents.
Article submissions may be sent to either of the editors:
If you are interested in reviewing books for the journal, please contact the Book Review Editor, Kenneth M. Swope (Ball State University): firstname.lastname@example.org
NOW AVAILABLE - Online submission: Articles for publication in the Journal of Chinese Military History can be submitted online through Editorial Manager, please click here.
Yingcong Dai (William Paterson University) Nicola Di Cosmo (Institute for Advanced Study) Xiaobing Li (University of Central Oklahoma) Peter Lorge (Vanderbilt University) Arthur Waldron (University of Pennsylvania) Peter Worthing (Texas Christian University) Robin D.S. Yates (McGill University) Xiaoming Zhang (U.S. Air War College)
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.
The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.