Special and Co-sponsored Events

2021 Dec 06

Association for Asian Studies New England Regional Conference

8:30am to 5:10pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

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, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

**Registration is required at https://bit.ly/NEAAS2021**

8:30 – 8:45 AM EST Welcome and Introduction
8:45 – 10:15 AM EST Panel A1-A5
10:30 – 11:45 AM EST Panel B1-B5
12:00 – 1:15 PM EST Keynote...

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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 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 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 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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