Past Events

Dec 8–9
Research Hall, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and Academia Sinica

Organized by Kevin Chang

Dec 7 12:00–1:30pm
Vanserg HYI Common Room, Vanserg Hall, 29 Francis Ave., Cambridge

Sun Huei-Min (Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/Discussant: William Alford (Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard University

Please note Vanserg Hall location

Dec 4 1:00–2:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Wendy Gan (Associate Professor, School of English, University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Scholar and Radcliffe Fellow in Residence)
Chair/Discussant: David Porter (Professor, English Language and Literature Department, University of Michigan)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Nov 18 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Seung-joon Lee (History, National University of Singapore; HYI Visiting Scholar 2013-2014)
Chair: Philip Thai (
Assistant Professor of History, Northeastern University)

Nov 16 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Kim Seong Nae (Professor of Religious Studies, Sogang University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Mary Steedly (Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

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

Koo Min Gyo (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/Discussant: Beth Simmons (Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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

Lee Hyeon Jung (Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Seoul National University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Arthur Kleinman (Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University; Professor of Medical Anthropology in Social Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Oct 21 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Wei Bin (School of History, Wuhan University; HYI Visiting Scholar)

Chair/Discussant: James Robson (Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Oct 8 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Lin Pei-yin (Assistant Professor, School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Scholar)

Chair/Discussant: David Wang (Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Sep 25–26
Room S020, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Sponsored by the CCK Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, the Harvard-Yenching Institute, the Harvard University Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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