Past Events

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

Stevan Harrell (Professor of Anthropology and Professor of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington)

Feb 19 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Aranya Siriphon (Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Chiang Mai University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Discussant/chair: Michael Herzfeld (Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center

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

Kim Hyon-Sob (Professor, Department of Architecture, Korea University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Melissa McCormick (Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Feb 5 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Pitch Pongsawat (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Discussant/chair: Michael Herzfeld (Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center

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

Tan Ankui (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Eric Beerbohm (Frederick S. Danzinger Associate Professor of Government and Social Studies, Harvard University)

Dec 8–10
East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
An international symposium co-sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the East China Normal University - University of British Columbia Joint Research Center on Modern China and the World (华东师范大学-不列颠哥伦比亚大学现代中国与世界联合研究中心)
 
Dec 5 9:30am–5:15pm
Chang Ki-Won International Conference Room, Yonsei University, South Korea
Organizer: Department of Korean Language and Literature, BK21 Plus Project, Yonsei University
Sponsored by the Harvard Yenching Institute
Nov 18 11:30am–1:00pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Tran Thi Phuong Hoa (Senior Researcher, Vietnamese Institute for European Studies, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair and Discussant: Hue-Tam Ho Tai (Kenneth T. Young Professor of Sino-vietnamese History, Department of History, Harvard University)

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

Chih-Jou Jay Chen (Associate Professor, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Martin Whyte (John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology, Harvard University)

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

Prof. Zhang Xiaohong (Institute of Chinese Historical Geography, Fudan University; HYI Associate)
Chair and Discussant: Prof. Peter Bol (Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

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