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Past Event Highlight: Reform under Xi Jinping 习近平主政下的变革

Past Event Highlight: Reform under Xi Jinping 习近平主政下的变革

May 18, 2015

By Rui Hua, PhD candidate in HEAL

On March 30, the Fairbank Center hosted a special event to welcome the annual scholar delegation from the Consensus Media Group. Consensus Media Group is a hugely influential Beijing-based media giant that offers a liberal space of intellectual exchange through its celebrated website and various publications. The delegation, led by the Group’s CEO Zhou Zhixing, included such well known Chinese public intellectuals as Qin Hui, Jin Yan, Mao Zhenhua, Hu Biliang, Xu Yaotong, Xu Zhangrun, Hua Sheng, and Li Yinhe.

Faculty News: Arunabh Ghosh joins Harvard's History Department

Faculty News: Arunabh Ghosh joins Harvard's History Department

May 18, 2015

This July, Arunabh Ghosh will join the History Department as Assistant Professor in modern Chinese history. Trained at Haverford College and at Tsinghua and Columbia universities, Ghosh’s interests span the social, economic, and intellectual history of the People’s Republic of China (PRC, 1949 - ), transnational histories of science and statecraft, and Sino-Indian history. He joins the History Department from the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, where he is an Academy Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year.

Winter Term Odyssey in Taiwan

Winter Term Odyssey in Taiwan

April 3, 2015

By Stephen Turban, Harvard College, Class of 2017. Concentration: Economics

My name is Stephen Turban.  I am a sophomore who lived in Taiwan as an exchange student in high school. This past winter break, I was honored to be awarded the Jeffrey Gu Memorial Grant to go to Taiwan. 

Faculty News: Bill Alford, Harvard Law School

Faculty News: Bill Alford, Harvard Law School

April 3, 2015

At the end of this academic year, Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Bill Alford, will join the likes of President Obama and several Supreme Court Justices in receiving the Harvard Law School Association Award. This prestigious award recognizes his role as faculty head of international and graduate studies in fostering internationalization, including establishing the Law School’s innovative requirement that all JD students immerse themselves in a legal order other than that of the United States.