Events

    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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    2021 Oct 07

    Creating a Formidable Hero: Ch’oe Ch’iwŏn and Contested Worlds in Chosŏn Literature and Culture

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Harvard Worldwide Week event co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center, Center for African Studies, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard China Fund, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Korea Institute, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Office of FAS International Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, Office of International Education, Program on US-Japan Relations, and Weatherhead Center for International Affairs 

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    2021 Apr 28

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

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    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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