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Ong Chang Woei – The Limits of “Civilization” in the Late Northern Song
September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Speaker: Ong Chang Woei, National University of Singapore
Wang Anshi’s New Policies included hotly debated military reforms, but little is known about how the new military system functioned in different regions. The Khara-Khoto manuscripts discovered in the early 20th century allow us to explore how military reforms transformed territorial administration in Shaanxi from their initial introduction in the 1070s into the 1120s.