Past Events

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

Chin Sei Jeong (Associate Professor, Division of International Studies, Ewha Womans University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2016-17)
Chair/discussant: Arunabh Ghosh (Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Oct 14–15
CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Organized by Professor Jing Tsu (Yale University) and Professor David Der-wei Wang (Harvard University)

Sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University; Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University; Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation; Harvard-Yenching Institute; Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Oct 13–14
Harvard University
Co-sponsored by the Peking University Library and the Harvard-Yenching Library of the Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Oct 5 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Zhou Lian (Associate Professor, School of Philosophy, Renmin University, China; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Eric Beerbohm (Professor of Government, Harvard University)

Aug 1–7
Nankai University, Tianjin, China
A training program held at Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong, the Institute of Medical Humanities and Centre for History of Medicine at Peking University , and the Key Research Institute of Social History of China at Nankai University
Jul 30–31
Conference Hall, Integrated Research Building for Humanities & Social Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
An international symposium organized by the Japan-in-Asia Cultural Research Center (JACRC), Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University, and Zhejiang University
Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute
Jun 12–21
Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China


A training program held at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University, in partnership with the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, and the School of Government, Nanjing University

Jun 8–12
Harvard University and Boston University

Supported by: Harvard University Dean of Social Science; Harvard University Asia Center; Harvard University Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies; Harvard-Yenching Institute; American School of Prehistoric ResearchHarvard University Standing Committee on ArchaeologyEast Asian Archaeology Seminar, Harvard University; International Center for East Asian Archaeology & Cultural History, Boston University; East Asian Archaeology Forum, Boston University; Boston University Center for the Humanities; Boston University Center for the Study of Asia; Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University

Jun 7–9
Shanghai, China


Sponsored by the Center for Research on Shanghai History, East China Normal University (华东师范大学上海史研究中心) and the Harvard-Yenching Institute

May 31 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Christian Henriot (Professor of modern Chinese history, Aix-Marseille University, France)

Chair: Elizabeth Perry (Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies