Special Events, Workshops and Conferences

2016 Dec 05

“What Next? Trump and Asia”

12:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

Harvard University Asia-related Centers Special Event

Lynn Kuok, Visiting Fellow, Harvard Law School; Nonresident Fellow at Brookings Institution 
Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies and Assistant Professor at The Fletcher School, Tufts...

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2016 Nov 07

숙천제아도 Illustration of My Places of Work (Sukch’ŏn chea to 宿踐諸衙圖): A Visual Journey of One Man's Career

Mon Nov 7 (All day) to Fri Dec 16 (All day)

Location: 

First Floor Lounge, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

*Monday, November 7, 2016, 4:00 p.m.: Opening Reception and Gallery Talk by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director, Korea Institute, Harvard University


Special Exhibit
“Illustration of My Places of Work (Sukch’ŏn cheado 宿踐諸衙圖): A Visual Journey of One Man’s Career”
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2016 Apr 12

“Gangsters, Gambling, and the Korean Community in Japan: Questioning the Economic History of the Pachinko Industry”

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Jaehyang Han, Associate Professor, Hokkaido University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Chair/Discussant: Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

Abstract
In Japan, even though gambling is illegal, pachinko—a form of gambling—has become...

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2016 Mar 21

“The Spiritual Roots of Traditional Korean Music: Lecture and Performance by Visiting Artists”

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Andover Chapel, Harvard Divinity School Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

Featuring musicologist Hilary Finchum-Sung (Seoul National University) and musicians Tae-Baek LeeJi-Young YiWan-Chul Won,Suk-Joo Lee, and Hyun-Bin Lim

...

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2016 Mar 24

"Megacities Asia"

5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building 485 Broadway Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

In collaboration with the upcoming “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April 3 to July 17, 2016, this event will bring together artists and academics to examine contemporary Asian megacities including Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Discussions will focus on the built environment in these cities, how we think about concepts of modern versus vernacular, formal versus informal, and the impact  of rapid urbanization on...

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2016 Apr 18

“Forum Discussion on Korean Unification Preparation”

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Kennedy Room, The Charles Hotel One Bennett Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) Forum Discussion,co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School and Korea Institute



The ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) was founded by Park Geun-Hye, President, Republic of Korea, and Chair of PCUP.  PCUP is a bipartisan body to engage experts from diverse sectors to foster...

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2015 Sep 05

"Nepal – In Memoriam"

Sat - Thu, Sep 5 to Oct 29, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Fisher Family Commons, CGIS Knafel Building 1737 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

Exhibit and Fundraiser for Nepal

Photographs by Grzegorz Ekiert
Ongoing exhibit through October 29. Closing reception and...

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2015 Nov 20

"Cultured Streets" and "Civilized Cities": Japanese Colonial Expansion and Urban Development in Tokyo, Taipei, and Seoul

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States
Reischauer Institute Japan Forum presentation
Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations and Korea Institute 

Tristan Grunow, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. History, University of Oregon 2014)

Moderator: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of...
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2016 Dec 09

“Receptions, Transformations and Innovations: Transcultural Discourses in Korean Art”

9:30am

Location: 

Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

Korean Art History Workshop 2016, co-sponsored by the Asia Center, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University and the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies

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