Special and Co-sponsored Events

2018 Oct 22

Destination: World/Powered by Pechakucha

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Worldwide Week at Harvard 2018; co-sponsored by Harvard’s Asia Center, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard China Fund, Korea Institute, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and Weatherhead Center for International Affairs 

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2018 Oct 17

How Can One Say the Unprecedented in Pre-Modern East Asia: Su Dongpo and Ink Bamboo

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Reischauer Lecture Series; co-sponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Korea Institute, Mittal South Asia Institute, and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
Reischauer Lectures

Stephen Owen
James Bryant Conant...

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2018 Oct 09

Political Origins of Cybersecurity Capacity: Lessons from Japan and East Asia

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

Ben Bartlett
Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Dr. Bartlett holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Earlham College, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a recipient of fellowships and grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of...

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2018 Oct 04

Democracy When You Least Expect It: Strong State Democratization in Authoritarian Asia

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, Suite 200 N, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Democracy in Hard Places Seminar; co-sponsored by Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

Joseph Wong
Ralph and Roz Halbert Professor of Innovation at the Munk School of Global Affairs, a Professor of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

Professor Joseph Wong was appointed Associate Vice-President and Vice-...

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2018 Sep 27

Protest Dialectics: State Repression and South Korea's Democracy Movement, 1970-1979

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

The Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
HYL Book Talk - Prof. Paul Chang

Paul Chang
Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Afternoon Tea with the Author: Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk is a series of...

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2018 Sep 25

The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Panel Discussion Organized by Professor Arunabh Ghosh; co-sponsored with Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, and Mittal South Asia Institute
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2018 Sep 18

North Korea as a Nuclear Weapons State

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Vipin Narang
Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Discussant: Ambassador Nobuyasu Abe
Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs (2003-06); and Commissioner, Japan Atomic Energy Commission (2014-17)

Moderated by Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of...

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2018 Jun 21

Korea in Great Transition? Diplomacy for Denuclearization and Peace-building

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Center Library, 3rd Floor of Littauer Building, Room L369, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Young-kwan Yoon, Former ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University

This Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series public event will highlight the insights of a foreign policy professional with a unique combination of experiences as a senior practitioner and a leading scholar.

Bio:
Dr. Yung-kwan Yoon served as...

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2018 Apr 30

Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-Century Korea

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

The Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
April 30 HYI Book Talk

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

Professor Park will talk about her recent publication with Professor...

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2018 Apr 28

Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian Approaches

8:15am to 6:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

2018 Student Conference DPRK; co-sponsored by the Council of Korean Americans, the Young-Chul Min Memorial Fund at the Korea Institute, Harvard University Asia Center, and the Korea Economic Institute

Harvard Medical School Korean Student Society, the North Korea Study Group, a student organization at Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Chan North Korea Public Health Student Club and Harvard Chan Student Club for International Health Care Systems are organizing an all-day conference titled "Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian...

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2018 Apr 13

Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary

9:30am to 6:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and other Asia-related centers

 

Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary logo

This spring marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Harvard Asia Center. To celebrate, the Center will be hosting a day of talks and panels...

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2018 Mar 27

Asia's Growing Generation Gap: Causes and Consequences

4:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable Forum, co-sponsored with the Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Korea Institute and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Haejoang Cho, Emerita Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Yonsei University
Ishida Hiroshi, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Teresa Kuan, Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shen Yifei, Department of Sociology, Fudan...

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