Events

    2019 Nov 06

    Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea Information Session

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Room S250, 1730 Cambridge St.

    Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea Infomation Session for Harvard undergraduate students

    Come learn about the various Korea Institute undergraduate opportunities in Korea for summer 2020. Hear also from some returnee students!

    Summer Internships
    Harvard Summer School in Seoul Program

    Summer Research Travel Grants
    Summer Language Study Grants [Ewha Womans University-EISC Tuition Waivers]
    Korea Institute Undergraduate Scholarship to attend SNU International Summer Program [SNU-ISP Tuition Waiver...

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    2018 Apr 28

    Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian Approaches

    8:15am to 6:45pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

    2018 Student Conference DPRK; co-sponsored by the Council of Korean Americans, the Young-Chul Min Memorial Fund at the Korea Institute, Harvard University Asia Center, and the Korea Economic Institute

    Harvard Medical School Korean Student Society, the North Korea Study Group, a student organization at Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Chan North Korea Public Health Student Club and Harvard Chan Student Club for International Health Care Systems are organizing an all-day conference titled "Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian...

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    2018 Apr 13

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary

    9:30am to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and other Asia-related centers

     

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary logo

    This spring marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Harvard Asia Center. To celebrate, the Center will be hosting a day of talks and panels...

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    2016 Dec 09

    Receptions, Transformations and Innovations: Transcultural Discourses in Korean Art

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Korean Art History Workshop 2016, co-sponsored by the Asia Center, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University and the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies

    Organized by Sun Joo Kim...

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    2016 Mar 24

    Megacities Asia

    5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

    In collaboration with the upcoming “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April 3 to July 17, 2016, this event will bring together artists and academics to examine contemporary Asian megacities including Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Discussions will focus on the built environment in these cities, how we think about concepts of modern versus vernacular, formal versus informal, and the impact  of rapid urbanization on inhabitants of cities from Mumbai to Shanghai....

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    2015 Aug 24

    Urban Futures in Asia: Aspiration, Speculation, Contention

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Sponsors: 
    Korea Institute, Harvard University
    Asia Center, Harvard University
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
    Harvard-Yenching Institute
    Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MPI-MMG)

    Participants...

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    2013 Dec 13

    Harvard Korean Art History Workshop 2013: "Infinite Interfusion: Buddhist Art in Korea"

    9:00am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Organized by the Korea Institute
    Co-sponsored by the East Asian Art History Program and Harvard-Yenching Institute

    Event Poster

    Schedule

    9:30 – 11:30                Session I:...

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    2013 Oct 31

    New Perspectives on the Archaeology of State Formation in Japan

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Thursday, October 31, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Shin’ya FUKUNAGA (Professor of Archaeology, Osaka University): "Keyhole-Shaped Tombs and the State Formation of Japan (ca. mid-third to seventh century A.D.)"

    Akira SEIKE (Professor of Archaeology...

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    2013 Oct 11

    Informal Workshop on Ming and Chosŏn Examination Data at Harvard

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Knafel 354 (1737 Cambridge Street), Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the China Biographical Database Project

    Event Poster

    Civil service examination data have been used in studies of Chinese and Korean social mobility (Kracke, Ho, Chang, Park, Choe, Wagner, Song...

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    2013 Sep 27

    (Un)Building Colonial Space in Korea, 1910-1945

    1:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Room 112 (Stubbins), Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Event Description

    This interdisciplinary colloquium engages the following questions: How is Korean colonial space constructed in, and through, literature, archaeology, visual culture, and architecture? How do we know of the colonial built environment as...

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