Past Events

Jun 23 9:00am–5:00pm
Jin Jiang Hotel, Shanghai, China
HYI 90th Anniversary Alumni Conference

Organized by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, and co-sponsored with East China Normal University, Fudan University, and the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Jun–July 1, 2018
Peking University, Beijing, China

A training program held at Peking University, Beijing, China

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, Peking University; Organized by the Center for Buddhist Education and Research, Peking University; with Partner Institutions: Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Peking University and the Center for Research on Ancient Chinese History, Peking University

Jun 2–11
Vietnam Academy of Social Science, Hanoi, Vietnam

A Training Program held at the Institute of Anthropology, VASS, Vietnam

Sponsored by the Institute of Anthropology, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Harvard-Yenching Institute

May 24–25
Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, Hanoi, Vienam

A workshop organized by the Institute of Social Sciences Information in collaboration with the Institute of Sino-Nom Studies sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Asia Center of Harvard University.

May 12 9:30am–5:00pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

An international workshop supported by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP15H02603

Organized by Prof. Masatoshi Koizumi

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

A workshop sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, organized by Prof. Huang Yinghong (HYI Visiting Scholar 2017-18; Associate Professor, School of International Relations, Sun Yat-sen University)

Apr 28–29
Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge


A workshop organized by Liao Yang, Zhang Changhong, and Wang Chuanbo

Apr 25 12:00–1:30pm
Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Wang Jianping (Professor of Islamic Studies (retired), Shanghai Normal University; HYI Library Research Grant recipient)
Chair: James Cheng (Librarian of the Harvard-Yenching Library)

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)