David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye (NHC Fellow, 2002–03)

Project Title

Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Catherine the Great to the Emigration

Brock University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2002–03

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye during five months at the Center, completed two of seven chapters for his book, Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Catherine the Great to the Emigration. He also wrote a chapter on "Tsarist Military Intelligence and the Younghusband Expedition of 1904" for Intelligence and Statecraft: The Use and Limits of Intelligence in International Society, ed. Jennifer Siegel and Peter Jackson (Greenwood Press, forthcoming, 2003); an article, entitled "Do the Archives Change the Story? Reexamining the Origins of the Russo-Japanese War" for Russia, East Asia and Japan at the Dawn of the 20th Century: The Russo-Japanese War Reexamined, ed. Teruyuki Hara (Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, forthcoming, 2003); entries on "A. I. Kuropatkin" and "Military Intelligence" for the Encyclopedia of Russian History (Macmillan, forthcoming, 2004); and a review of Robert Geraci, Window on the East, for the Journal of Modern History.