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CFP: Teaching Russian Conference at UVic, Canada

The Call for Papers for the third Teaching Russian Conference, to be held August 23-24 2012 at the beautiful University of Victoria (Canada). The Teaching Russian Conference offers an opportunity to share innovative ideas for the Russian language, literature, culture or film classroom. It brings together university and public school teachers of Russian from across the U.S and Canada. Participants are guaranteed to leave with the best new ideas to bolster the success of their programs.


To submit a paper proposal, learn more about the conference or accommodation options in Victoria, please visit our website at http://russconf.uvic.ca and do not hesitate to email Megan Swift with any questions (maswift@uvic.ca). The deadline for proposals is June 15 with responses on acceptance by July 1.

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Megan Swift, Associate Professor of Russian Studies

The 2012 version of the Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China

The 2012  version of the Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China has been released and is available at http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/2012_CMPR_Final.pdf  Required by Congress, these reports "address the current and probable future course of military technological development of the People's Liberation Army and the tenets and probable development of Chinese security strategy and military strategy, and of the military organizations and operational concepts, through the next 20 years."
The requirements for the report have changed some over the years but variations of the report have been done for more than a decade.

Other versions can be found as follows:

2011 - http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/2011_CMPR_Final.pdf

2010 - http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/2010_CMPR_Final.pdf

2009 - http://www.defense.gov/pubs/pdfs/China_Military_Power_Report_2009.pdf

2002 - 2008 http://www.defense.gov/pubs/china.html <http://www.dod.mil/pu…