Jonathan Henshaw is an Honorary Research Associate with the Centre for Chinese Research (CCR), the Institute of Asian Research at UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs.
His research interests include 20th century China, World War II, wartime occupation and commemoration. In addition, he is currently writing a biography of Kiang Kanghu (1883-1954), a Chinese intellectual and advocate for women’s education who founded the Chinese Socialist Party and later worked at Berkeley, McGill, and the Library of Congress.
Jonathan Henshaw, Craig A. Smith and Norman Smith, eds., Translating the Occupation: The Japanese Invasion of China, 1931-45 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2021).
“That which is carved in Stone: Nanjing’s Monuments and Chinese Commemoration of the Second World War,” Modern China (2020).
“Kiang Kanghu, Starvation is a Serious Problem,” in Jonathan Henshaw, Craig A. Smith and Norman Smith, eds., Translating the Occupation: The Japanese Invasion of China, 1931-45 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2021).
“Beyond Collaboration and Resistance: ‘Accommodation’ at the Weihsien Internment Camp, China, 1943-1945,” in Gilly Carr and Harold Mytum, eds., Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind Barbed Wire (New York: Routledge, 2012).