Past Events

Nov 13 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Puangthong Pawakapan (Associate Professor, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Michael Herzfeld (Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Thai Studies Program, Harvard University Asia Center 

Nov 7 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
Liu Chen (Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Lino Pertile (Harvard College Professor and Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Emeritus, Harvard University)
Oct 26 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Hong Wei (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and The Center of Science, Technology and Society, Tsinghua University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Susan Greenhalgh (Professor of Anthropology and John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Oct 23 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
Hoang Cam Giang (Lecturer, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University - Hanoi; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Karen Thornber (Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)
 
Co-sponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center
Oct 4 10:30am–12:00pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Ho Ming-Sho (Professor, Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University)
Chair/Discussant: Paul Y. Chang (Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University)

*Please note 10:30 am start time*

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Sep 24 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Book Talk

Lan Pei-Chia (Distinguished Professor of Sociology, National Taiwan University)
Chair: Andrew Gordon (Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University; Acting Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute)

Co-sponsored with the Sociology Department, Harvard University

Jun–July 5, 2018
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

A training program held at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Co-sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and Waseda University’s Global Asia Research Center

Jun 23 9:00am–5:00pm
Jin Jiang Hotel, Shanghai, China
HYI 90th Anniversary Alumni Conference

Organized by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, and co-sponsored with East China Normal University, Fudan University, and the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Jun–July 1, 2018
Peking University, Beijing, China

A training program held at Peking University, Beijing, China

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, Peking University; Organized by the Center for Buddhist Education and Research, Peking University; with Partner Institutions: Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Peking University and the Center for Research on Ancient Chinese History, Peking University

Jun 2–11
Vietnam Academy of Social Science, Hanoi, Vietnam

A Training Program held at the Institute of Anthropology, VASS, Vietnam

Sponsored by the Institute of Anthropology, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Harvard-Yenching Institute

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