Past Events

Mar 26 4:15–6:15pm
Tsai Auditorium, 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 Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute
 
Mar 22 7:30–9:30pm
Vail Room, Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO

*Please note venue has changed to Vail Room (formerly Columbine Room)*

Mar 18–19
Wits School of Governance, Johannesburg, South Africa
Co-hosted by the University of Witwatersrand and the University of Johannesburg, the conference represents a collaboration among several of Harvard’s most distinguished research entities: the Center for African Studies, the Asia Center, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, the Korea Institute, and the East Asian Legal Studies Program.
 
Event supporters:
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Harvard China Fund
Harvard University Asia Center
Harvard University Center for African Studies
Harvard University East Asian Legal Studies Program
Harvard University Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Harvard University Korea Institute
Harvard University Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute
Harvard University Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard-Yenching Institute
Kofi Adjepong-Boateng
University of Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand
Mar 15–16
India International Centre, New Delhi, India
International Conference to mark the Centenary of the May Fourth Movement of 1919
 
Organized by Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi, in collaboration with India International Centre, New Delhi and the Harvard-Yenching Institute, USA
Mar 14 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Lyu Peng (Associate Professor, Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Richard Meadow (Senior Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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

YIU Yuk-man Carine (Associate Professor of Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: C.-T. James Huang (Professor of Linguistics, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Feb 15 12:15–2:00pm
S250, 2nd Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Sreang Heng, Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard Kennedy School; President, PEN Cambodia
Chair: Yee Htun, Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law at the International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School
 
Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series; co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center and the Harvard-Yenching Institute
Feb 13 10:00–11:30am
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Yi Na (Yeshi Lhamo) (Associate Professor, Institute of Ethnic Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Gregory Nagy (Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University)

*Please note early (10 am) start time*

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center

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

Huang Chang-Ling (Professor of Political Science, National Taiwan University; HYI Visiting Scholar and Radcliffe Fellow in Residence, 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Mona Lena Krook (Professor, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University)

Co-sponsored with the Harvard University Asia Center

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

Chen Wei (Professor, School of Sociology and Population Studies, Renmin University of China; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19)
Chair/discussant: Mary Brinton (Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University)

Co-sponsored with the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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