Events

    2021 Apr 28

    The Korean Vernacular Story: Telling Tales of Contemporary Chosŏn in Sinographic Writing

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

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    Online Event (Zoom)

    Korea Colloquium 


    Si Nae Park
    Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Si Nae Park studies the literature and literary culture of premodern Korea within the larger context of the Sinographic Cosmopolis...

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    2021 Apr 02

    Modernizing Asia’s Countryside

    9:00am

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable; co-sponsored with the Asia Center, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Korea Institute, the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    Han Do-Hyun, Professor of Sociology, Academy of Korean Studies
    Nguyen Thi Phuong Cham, Director, Cultural Studies Institute, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences
    Nishikawa Kunio, College of Agriculture, Ibaraki University
    Mini Sukumar, Department of...

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    2021 Apr 01

    There Are No Shortcuts: The Korean War and the African American Struggle for Civil Rights

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

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    Online Event (Zoom)

    SBS Seminar; co-sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research (This event is part of the Race and Racism in Asia and Beyond Series, co-sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Program on US-Japan Relations, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies)
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    2021 Mar 29

    Reischauer Lecture Series: The Century of Self-Definition: How China has Thought About Itself and Defined Itself to the World from the Late Qing to the Present Day

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Speaker: RANA MITTER, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, St. Cross College, University of Oxford
    Discussant: ARUNABH GHOSH, Associate Professor of History, Harvard University

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    LECTURE 3 OF 3: A SENSE OF PURPOSE?
    Some states have always maintained a sense that they have a mission in the world well beyond the maintenance of domestic order, the United States, France...

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    2021 Mar 22

    Reischauer Lecture Series: The Century of Self-Definition: How China has Thought About Itself and Defined Itself to the World from the Late Qing to the Present Day

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Speaker: RANA MITTER, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, St. Cross College, University of Oxford
    Discussant: JIE LI, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University

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    LECTURE 2 OF 3: AN ERA OF EMOTION?
    One factor that defines Chinese engagement with the world today is its highly emotional character, in terms of self-presentation that can...

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    2021 Mar 15

    Reischauer Lecture Series: The Century of Self-Definition: How China has Thought About Itself and Defined Itself to the World from the Late Qing to the Present Day

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Speaker: RANA MITTER, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, St. Cross College, University of Oxford
    Discussant: ODD ARNE WESTAD, Elihu Professor of History and Global Affairs, Yale University

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    LECTURE 1 OF 3: HOW NEW IS THE NEW ERA?
    China’s leaders speak today of a “new era” – but East Asia has seen a range of “new eras” in the modern...

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    2021 Mar 04

    Books, Flowers, and Objects: Beauty, Inspiration, and Aspiration in Korean Ch’aekkŏri Screens

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

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    Online Event (Zoom)

    Korean Treasures at Harvard Series IV
    3.4 Korean Treasures Poster

    Sunglim Kim
    Associate Professor of Korean Art History at Dartmouth College

    Sunglim Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages (ASCL) Program...

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    2021 Feb 11

    Images of the Ten Kings of Hell and Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva dating from the Koryŏ (918-1392) and Chosŏn (1392-1910)

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Korean Treasures at Harvard Series III


    Maya Stiller
    Associate Professor, Korean Art and Visual Culture, University of Kansas

    Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director, Korea Institute, Harvard...

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    2020 Nov 18

    East Asia Responds to U.S. Election Results

    7:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Sponsored by the WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Harvard University Asia Center, and the Korea Institute.

    Toshihiro Nakayama
    Professor of American Politics and Foreign Policy, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University; Adjunct Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs

    Shin-wha Lee
    Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Korea University

    Wu Xinbo
    Dean, Institute of International Studies; Director, Center...

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