Events

    2022 Jan 31

    Why Has the East Asian Covid Model Diverged over Delta and Omicron?

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and co-sponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Korea Institute, and Takemi Program in International Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Yves Tiberghien 
    Professor of Political Science; Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research, University of British Columbia

    Moderated by Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government;...

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    2022 Jan 24

    Sweet Returns: Sugar Capitalism in South Korea and Taiwan

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar sponsored by Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and co-sponsored by Korea Institute  
     
    Jaewoong Jeon, WIGH Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

    Faculty Commentator: Joyce Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History, Harvard University
    Student Commentator: Sanjay Paul, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

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    2021 Dec 06

    Association for Asian Studies New England Regional Conference

    8:30am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    A group of academic centers and institutes that support the study of Asia at Harvard University will jointly host the Association for Asian Studies New England Regional Conference via a virtual platform on Monday, December 6, 2021.

    Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard Asia Center, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Korea Institute, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Reischauer Institute of Japanese...

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    2021 Dec 02

    Base En/Closures: Development, Dispossession, and US Military Real Estate in Contemporary South Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    SBS Seminar

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    Bridget Martin
    Lecturer on East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; 2021-22 SBS Korean Studies Postdoctoral Fellow in the Social Sciences at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Bridget Martin is a...

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    2021 Nov 18

    Beyond the Revisionism: A New Interpretation to the US Military Government in Korea (1945-1948) through the Bertsch Documents in Harvard-Yenching Library

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Kim Koo Forum

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    Tae Gyun Park
    Professor of Modern Korean History, Seoul National University 

    Chaired by Carter Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

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    2021 Oct 25

    From Manners to Rules: the Legalistic Turn in Governance and Secondhand Smoke Prevention in Japan and South Korea

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    USJP Seminar series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP). Sponsored by Program on U.S.-Japan Relations and co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University.

    Celeste Arrington 
    Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University

    Chaired by Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor,...

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    2021 Oct 13

    Escaping from the Communists and then from the Anti-Communists: A Prisoner’s Odyssey from Southwest China to Korea, India, and Argentina

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Harvard-Yenching Institute's Visiting Scholar Talk; co-sponsored with Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and Korea Institute 

    David Chen Chang
    Associate Professor, Division of Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; HYI-Radcliffe Institute Fellow, 2021-22

    Chaired by Arunabh Ghosh, Associate Professor of History, Harvard University

    Abstract:
    By the end of the Korean War, only 88 out of more than 150,000 Chinese and North Korean prisoners of war...

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