Tomer Nisimov

Tomer Nisimov

M.A. Student
Tomer Nisimov

He is a MA student in the Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is currently writing his thesis on the external aid to the Chinese Communist Forces during the Chinese Civil War in Manchuria, 1946-1949, focusing on the USSR and the Korean Independence Movements. He is also working on a translation to Hebrew of the Chinese masterpiece from late Qing period - "The Travels of Lao Can" 老殘遊記 by Liu Tieyun.

Research Project

Prolonged Rivalry in Manchuria: From World War II to the Korean War

Research Interest

The fall of the Qing dynasty, the Warlords Era, the Chinese Civil War, nationalism and modernity in East Asia, and the history of the Soviet Union under Stalin.