Events

    2022 Apr 19

    Sugar and Commodity Form: Manifestations in Colonial Taiwan and Korea

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Taiwan Studies Workshop at Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute 

    Jaewoong Jeon
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Global History, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Postdoctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

    Moderated by Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College; Fairbank Center Associate

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    2022 Apr 04

    Zainichi Koreans in the Politics of Decolonization and Deimperialization

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Weatherhead Center Program on US-Japan Relations seminar
    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    Sayaka Chatani
    Assistant Professor, Department of History, National University of Singapore

    Moderated by Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

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    2022 Feb 03

    Korean Foreign Policy Debate: Part 2

    9:00am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Webinar hosted by Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and co-hosted by the Korea Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

    As the March South Korea election approaches, this virtual event will include a conversation between M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow William Overholt and Amb. Wi Sung-Lac, foreign policy advisor to South Korean presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung.

    William Overholt, M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow...

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    2022 Jan 31

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

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations
    Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

    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...

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    2022 Jan 27

    Korean Foreign Policy Debate: Part 1

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Webinar hosted by Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and co-hosted by the Korea Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

    As the March South Korea election approaches, this virtual event will include a conversation between M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow William Overholt and Dr. Kim Sung-Han (Conservative Party NSA candidate).

    William Overholt, M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow
    Dr. Kim Sung-Han, Dean...

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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
    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 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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