Affiliations

Associates in Research

The Center's Associates in Research are Chinese studies scholars based in the New England area who travel to Cambridge to use Center resources and participate in Center activities. The work of the Associates in Research covers a wide range of fields, including anthropology, religion, political science, economics, history, and literature. Together with the Center's Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Fellows, the Associates in Research create a lively community for interdisciplinary exchange. The Fairbank Center provides no funding or office space for Associates in Research but assists with providing library access to Harvard University collections. more >>

Visiting Scholars

The Fairbank Center hosts visiting scholars from other universities or research institutes worldwide who have research projects related to the work of Fairbank Center faculty. Harvard faculty must express strong interest in an applicant's work in order for him or her to be affiliated with the Center. Visiting scholars will receive access to university library collections and are expected to pursue independent research on campus. more >>

Graduate Student Associates

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce its Graduate Student Associates program for Harvard University advanced doctoral students to be affiliated with the Center during one year of their dissertation research and writing. Approximately 10 graduate student associates will be selected for each academic year. Students may be from any school or department of the university, with research focus on China. Selection will be based on quality of research project, the student’s need for on-campus space, and the interests of the Fairbank Center in supporting a diverse community of scholars. more >>