On January 23, 2009 the Harvard-Yenching Institute held its annual Lunar New Year's party at Vanserg Hall. Scholars, their families and HYI staff all gathered to celebrate the Year of the Ox.
On November 24, the Harvard-Yenching Institute held its annual Thanksgiving (Potluck) Dinner at Vanserg Building. More than 70 visiting scholars, fellows, associates and their family members in residence participated in this grand gathering of the entire HYI community. Happy Holiday Everybody!
On October 30, 2008, HYI visiting scholars, fellows and associates and their family members are invited to attend the Institute's annual Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party at Vanserg Building. Our sincere thanks go to Elaine for organizing such a wonderful event!
On October 26, 2008, the Institute invited all visting scholars, fellows and associates to a nice trip to the Plimouth Planatation in Plymouth, MA.
On October 10, 2008, scholars, fellows and associates of the Harvard-Yenching Institute attended a lunch time talk given by Professor Elizabeth J. Perry, Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, on her current research project. The talk is titled "Anyuan (Ã¥Â®â€°Ã¦ÂºÂ�): Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition".
On September 2, 2008, the Institute invited new visiting scholars, visiting fellows, associates and doctoral students to the annual welcoming lunch at the Harvard Faculty Club.
On September 1, 2008, the Institute held its annual "Labor Day Duck Tour". About 80 scholars, fellows and doctoral students affiliated with the Institute and their family members participated in this event. After the Duck Tour, a lobster luncheon was held at Legal Seafood in Copley Square.