The Harvard-Yenching Institute held an Urban Studies Training Program in June 2010, June 2013 and June 2014. The programs were co-sponsored with East China Normal University, the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and New York University. The programs were held in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Details about the June 2013 and June 2014 programs are available on our website. The photos below are from the 2010 and 2013 training programs.
The 2014 HYI roundtable, on "Civil Society in East Asia," was held on March 25, 2014. Panelists were Profs. Marshall Ganz, Gao Bingzhong, Jeong Jong-ho, Kage Rieko, with Prof. Elizabeth Perry as moderator. Video from the event is available here.
The Harvard-Yenching Institute organized gatherings for Bangkok-based alumni (Nov. 12) and Hong Kong-based alumni (Nov. 17). Thanks to all who could make it!
The workshop “什么是最好的历史学：中国近代历史研究的反思与展望” was held in Hangzhou China on September 22, 2013. With sponsorship by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Department of History at Zhejiang University, the workshop was organized by Prof. Chen Hongmin. Professor Elizabeth Perry and Li Ruohong joined the event, which also included several HYI alumni.
On September 12, 2013, 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 4 for lunch with Director Elizabeth Perry and the HYI staff.
The 2013 HYI roundtable, on "Cross-National Lessons: What are East Asian Countries Learning from Each Other Today?", was held on Monday, April 22. Organized by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and co-sponsored by HYI and the Asia Center, this event brought together a group of distinguished scholars (Sebastian Heilmann, Lan Pei-chia, Nishino Junya, Park Tae-gyun, Zhu Feng and Zhu Xufeng) to focus on how and what East Asian countries are learning from each other in the realms of culture, economy, social policy and politics.
On November 1, 2012, former Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholars and Fellows from the Beijing and Tianjin area gathered for an alumni reception in Beijing. Thanks to all who came to join us!
On November 3, 2012, HYI organized a special panel of the Beijing Forum, titled "Faith, Society and New Social Media". Panelists were Wu Fengshi (Department of Government and Public Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong),Yu Jianrong (Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), Zeng Fanxu (School of Journalism and Communication, Tsinghua University) and Zhou Fenghua (Public Policy, Huazhong Normal University), with Elizabeth Perry (Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute) as panel chair.
On September 20, 2012, the Harvard-Yenching Institute held its fall opening reception to welcome this year's new visiting scholars and fellows at the Harvard Faculty Club.