Reading the correspondences of Kan Chieh-hou, aide to the deposed president of the Republic of China, Li Zongren. When the … Continue reading World War III isn’t Coming, but Let’s Take Back the Mainland Anyways
I visited the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture Archives in a fruitless effort to track down some documents. Continue reading See You Again, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture Archives
The roughly 50,000 Overseas Chinese in North Korea (朝鲜华侨 Chaoxian Huaqiao) were figuratively walled off from the rest of Korean society, even insulated from important political campaigns such as land reform (1946). Rather than absorption, the nascent North Korean state sought to preserve the separate identity of the Overseas Chinese, even granting them their own private schools. Continue reading The Overseas Chinese in North Korea, 1945-1953
On Friday April 6, 2012, I will be presenting a paper at the first annual Johns Hopkins SAIS Asia Conference. The title of my paper is, “Mutual Dependence in Sino-North Korean Relations: Evidence from the Chinese Civil War and the Korean War.” Continue reading Conference Presentation in Washington, D.C.