Past Events

Apr 27 9:30am–5:15pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

A workshop organized by Prof. Yuk Man Carine Yiu (Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar, 2018-19; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute

Apr 12 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Lim Jaehwan (Associate Professor, Department of International Politics, Aoyama Gakuin University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Joseph Fewsmith (Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Apr 12–13
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

An international symposium to celebrate and reflect upon the monumental legacy of China’s May Fourth movement

Organizing Parties: Harvard University, Wellesley College
Sponsoring Organizations: the Chiang Ching-Kuo Center for Sinology, National Taiwan University, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard, Harvard University Asia Center, and the Harvard-Yenching Institute
Apr 8 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Li Yinghua (Professor, School of History, Wuhan University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Rowan Flad (John E. Hudson Professor of Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

Co-sponsored with the Asian Archaeology Seminar and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Apr 3 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Huang Xiangchun (Associate Professor of Anthropology, Xiamen University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Robert Weller (Professor, Department of Anthropology, Boston University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Apr 2 9:00am–5:00pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

A workshop sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and organized by Prof. Hoang Cam Giang (HYI Visiting Scholar, 2018-19)

Mar 29 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Zhang Ying (Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, East China Normal University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: David Stern (Harry Starr Professor of Classical and Modern Jewish and Hebrew Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Mar 26 4:15–6:15pm
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable
 
Co-sponsored with the Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Korea Institute and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute
 
Mar 22 7:30–9:30pm
Vail Room, Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO

*Please note venue has changed to Vail Room (formerly Columbine Room)*

Mar 18–19
Wits School of Governance, Johannesburg, South Africa
Co-hosted by the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Johannesburg, the conference represents a collaboration among several of Harvard’s most distinguished research entities: the Center for African Studies, the Asia Center, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, the Korea Institute, and the East Asian Legal Studies Program.
 
Event supporters:
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Harvard China Fund
Harvard University Asia Center
Harvard University Center for African Studies
Harvard University East Asian Legal Studies Program
Harvard University Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Harvard University Korea Institute
Harvard University Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute
Harvard University Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard-Yenching Institute
Kofi Adjepong-Boateng
University of Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand

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