The 2017 HYI roundtable on "Asian Studies in Asia" was held on March 22, 2017. Panelists were Hirano Kenichiro, Park Hyungji, Wang Hui, and Zhang Longxi, with Elizabeth Perry as moderator.
The Harvard-Yenching Institute co-sponsored a political science training program ("From Empirical Research to Theorization: Contributions of the Study of China to Political Science and Political Theory") from June 12-21, 2016, held at Sun Yat-sen University in China. Learn more about the training program
On April 1, 2016 the Harvard-Yenching Institute hosted a reception at the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies in Seattle.
The 2016 HYI roundtable on "Asian Archaeology: Recent Discoveries and Controversies" was held on March 28, 2016. Panelists were Parth R. Chauhan, Piphal Heng, Nayanjot Lahiri, Yangjin Pak, Ken’ichi Sasaki, and Xiaoying Zha, with Rowan Flad as moderator.
Former HYI scholars and fellows met in Taipei on Wednesday, October 14. Four alumni (Lin Wei-ping, Lin Li-yueh, Lei Hsiang-lin, and Chang Wen-chin) briefly presented on their recent publications, follwed by dinner with over 40 Taiwan-based alumni.
On March 27, 2015 the Harvard-Yenching Institute held a reception at the annual meeting of the Association of Asian Studies in Chicago, IL.
On February 20, 2015 the Harvard-Yenching Institute held a gathering for its Tokyo-based alumni at the Toyo Bunko Cafe, Tokyo, Japan.
On October 20, 2014, a "Sanlian-HYI Academic Publishing Forum" (三联•哈佛燕京学术出版论坛) was held in Beijing, co-sponsored by Sanlian Shudian (三联书店) and the Harvard-Yenching Institute. The forum celebrated the 20th anniversary of the HYI-Sanlian Book Series.
On September 18, 2014, the Harvard-Yenching Institute held its fall opening reception to welcome this year's new visiting scholars and fellows at the Harvard Faculty Club.
New visiting scholars and fellows met at Henrietta's Table on September 3 for lunch with Director Elizabeth Perry and the HYI staff.