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New Publications

The Cambridge History of War, vol.4, War and the Modern World, edited by Prof. van de Ven et al has been published by Cambridge University Press.

'Sharing the Sacra : the politics and pragmatics of inter-communal relations around holy places' , edited by Glenn Bowman, has been published by Berghahn Books.  It includes a chapter by Dr. Adam Chau entitled 'Efficacy, not Confessionality : On Ritual Polytropy in China'.

'Religious Internationals in the Modern World : Globalization and Faith Communities since 1750', edited by Abigail Greene and Vincent Viaene, has been published by Palgrave Macmillan.  It includes a chapter by Dr. Adam Chau entitled 'Transnational Buddhist Activists in the Era of Empires'.

'Perfect Bodies : Sports, Medicine and Immortality' , edited by Vivienne Lo, has been published by the British Museum.  It includes a chapter by Prof. Roel Sterckx entitled 'Animals, gaming and entertainment in China'.

Handbook of China’s Governance and Domestic Politics edited by Chris Ogden has been published by Routledge. It includes a chapter by Dr Robert Weatherley entitled ‘Human Rights in China: Discourse, Diplomacy and Defensive Nationalism’.

Tanguty v Tsentral'noi Azii: Sbornik stat'ei v chest' 80-letiia prof. E. I. Kychanova [The Tanguts in Central Asia: Festschrift in Honour of the 80th Birthday of Prof. E. I. Kychanov] edited by Irina F. Popova has been published by Vostochnaia Literatura (Moscow). It includes a paper by Dr Imre Galambos entitled 'Consistency in Tangut Translations of Chinese Military Texts'.

Dunhuang Studies: Prospects and Problems for the Coming Second Century of Research edited by Irina Popova and Liu Yi has been published by Slavia (St. Petersburg). It includes a paper by Dr Imre Galambos entitled 'A Forgotten Chinese Translation of the Preliminary Report of Aurel Stein’s First Expedition'.

Demystifying China: New Understandings of Chinese History edited by Naomi Standen has been published by Rowman and Littlefield. It includes a chapter by Dr Imre Galambos entitled 'Simplified Characters'.