We are excited to share the following message from our colleagues at The Maoist Legacy Project -- their digital archive is now available!
H-PRC is the H-Net presence of the PRC History Group, a network of scholars with interests in the history of the People’s Republic of China. We define history broadly, to encompass a wide variety of disciplinary approaches, and we understand the history of the PRC to include eras prior to the official change of state power in 1949.
The Esherick-Ye Family Foundation is pleased to announce its third annual competition for small grants of up to $5,000 to support projects in modern Chinese economic, social, and political history or archaeology.
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications in China Studies. With the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation, The National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (CCK) for International Scholarly Exchange, ACLS offers support for early career scholars and for the organization of meetings, workshops, and conferences.
The PRC History Group is pleased to announce the second issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Leksa Lee reviews Denise Ho's Curating Revolution: Politics on Display in Mao's China (Cambridge University Press, 2018), with a response from the author: http://prchistory.org/prc-history-review/
I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book, Lawyering an Uncertain Cause: Immigration Advocacy and Chinese Youth in the U.S.(Vanderbilt University Press).
With public outrage rightfully centering on the U.S.’ treatment of young migrants and their families, this book explores critical and timely—yet largely unconsidered—dimensions of mobility and advocacy:
Gui Minhai, the Swedish citizen, publisher and poet kidnapped from Thailand and detained by China since October 2015, has now been held for more than 1000 days.
Recent developments are a mix of good news, and disheartening news:
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is announcing the opening of its 2019-2020 Fellowship competition. The Center, located in the heart of Washington, DC, awards approximately 15-20 academic year residential fellowships to academics, practitioners, journalists, former public officials, and independent experts from any country with outstanding project proposals on global issues. The Center welcomes policy-relevant proposals which complement the Center's programming priorities.
Call for Papers: Transitional Justice without Transition? Redressing Past Injustices under State Socialism