Past Events

Feb 20 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Yang Yuanzheng (Associate Professor of Music, the University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2019-20)
Chair/discussant: Shigehisa Kuriyama (Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Feb 10 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Wen-Chin Wu (Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2019-20)
Chair/discussant: Christina Davis (Professor of Government, Harvard University; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Feb 4 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Xiying Wang (Professor, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2019-20)
Chair/discussant: Susan Greenhalgh (John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Research Professor of Chinese Society, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Jan 30 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA
Qu Tongli (Associate Professor in Archaeology, Peking University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2019-20)
Chair/discussant: Amy Clark (College Fellow - Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)
 
Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
 
Jan 18–19
Tokyo, Japan
An International Symposium, jointly sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and Tōyō Bunko
Dec 13 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Hang Thi Thu Truong (Lecturer, Faculty of Anthropology,  University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Ho Chi Minh City; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair: Andrew Gordon (Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University)
Discussant: Merry White (Professor, Department of Anthropology, Boston University)

Co-sponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center

Dec 3 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA
Sorayut Aiemueayut (Lecturer, Department of Media, Arts & Design, Chiang Mai University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Michael Herzfeld (Ernest E. Monrad Research Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University)
 
Co-sponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center
Dec 2 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Michelle Miao (Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: William Alford (Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of Law, Harvard Law School)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Nov 21 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Weilin Pan (Assistant Professor, Institute of China Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2019-20)
Chair/discussant: Elizabeth Perry (Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Nov 14 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Roger Shih-Chieh Lo (Associate Professor, National Taiwan University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2019-20)
Chair/discussant: Michael Szonyi (Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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