Cold War Conference in Changchun

Cold War Conference in Changchun

Recapping a few interesting papers and presentations I heard at a recent Cold War conference in Changchun. Continue reading Cold War Conference in Changchun

The Overseas Chinese in North Korea, 1945-1953

The Overseas Chinese in North Korea, 1945-1953

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