Past Events

Apr 18 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Zhu Wanrun (Associate Professor, Political Science Department, Jilin University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute)
Chair/discussant: Thomas Scanlon (Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity, Emeritus, Harvard University)

Apr 13 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
Lin Wei-ping (Professor, Department of Anthropology, National Taiwan University)
Chair/Discussant: Michael Szonyi (Professor of Chinese History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)
 
Apr 9 4:00–5:30pm
K262, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Manoranjan Mohanty (Distinguished Professor, Council for Social Development, New Delhi; Honorary Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies; Former Professor of Political Science, University of Delhi)
Chair: Elizabeth Perry (Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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

A workshop sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, organized by Professor Nguyen Ngoc Tho (HYI Visiting Scholar 2017-18; Faculty of Cultural Studies, University of Social Science and Humanities, Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City)

Apr 5 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Yang Wenjiang (Associate Professor of Japanese linguistics, Nankai University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute)
Chair: C.-T. James Huang (Professor of Linguistics, Harvard University)
Discussant: Susumu Kuno (Professor of Linguistics, Emeritus, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Department of Linguistics, Harvard University

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

Zhang Changhong (Associate Professor, The Palace Museum, Beijing, China; HYI Coordinate Research Scholar)
Chair/Discussant: Leonard van der Kuijp (Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, Department of South Asian Studies and EALC Department, Harvard University)

Mar 27 4:15–6:15pm
S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 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 Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
 
Panelists:
Prof. Cho Haejoang, Emerita, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Yonsei University, Korea
Prof. Ishida Hiroshi, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Teresa Kuan, Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof. Shen Yifei, Department of Sociology, Fudan University, China
 
Moderator:
Elizabeth Perry (Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute)
 
Reception to follow
Mar 23 7:30–9:30pm
Virginia C, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road N.W., Washington, D.C.
Mar 19 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Gu Zheng (Professor, School of Journalism, Fudan University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute)
Chair/discussant: Eugene Wang (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Mar 7 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Wang Liping (Professor of Political Science in the School of Government, Peking University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute)
Chair/discussant: Lei Ya-Wen (
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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