New issue of the PRC History Review

Dear H-PRC Colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce publication of the new issue of The PRC History Review, featuring a roundtable review of Timothy Cheek's The Intellectual in Modern Chinese History (Cambridge University Press, 2015), with contributions by Matthew D. Johnson, Sebastian Veg, Peter Zarrow, Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, Aminda Smith, Timothy B. Weston, and a response by Timothy Cheek.  

The issue is available online here:

A New issue in the PRC History Review Book Review series

The PRC History Group is pleased to announce the third issue in the PRC History Review Book Review Series. Dayton Lekner reviews Wang Ning's Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Reeducation in Mao's China (Cornell University Press, 2017), with a response from the author:

CFP, International Conference on the “Xi Jinping Effect” (Banff, Canada, June 2019)

Dear all,

Sorry for cross-posting!

Ashley Esarey at University of Alberta and Rongbin Han at University of Gerogia are co-organizing a conference on the Xi Jinping Effect. The conference will be held in Banff, from June 26-28, 2019. 

For details, please click the following link:

Workshop: Statistics, Categories, Politics at University of Freiburg this week

On October 4-5, the Maoist Legacy project team will be hosting the workshop "Statistics, Categories, Politics" at the University of Freiburg, bringing together scholars of imperial and modern China to discuss digital methods, quantitative approaches, and the reading of statistical sources.

Re: Query about Xinhua images copyright (cross-posted from H-PRC)

Dear Julia: I'm reasonably sure that the suggestion made by the Chinese studies librarian is based on a faulty understanding of copyright laws. If you want to be sure that you're not infringing upon any person's rights existing under the current copyright laws of the PRC, you should think about obtaining the advice of a lawyer who is fully familiar with those laws.


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