Wilt Idema, Professor of Chinese Literature Emeritus at Harvard University, introduces his translation of the Precious Scroll of the Rat Epidemic (鼠溫寶卷 Shuwen baojuan), published in Shanghai in 1911.
Wendy Leutert, Elizabeth Plantan, and Austin Strange explain how international NGOs are working with Chinese state-owned companies on development projects outside of China.
Kevin Wei Luo (A.M. ‘15), PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Toronto, examines the impact of Taiwan’s 2020 general election on the island’s political parties.
Voters in the Republic of China on Taiwan headed to the polls on Saturday January 10, 2020 for the island’s seventh competitive general election.
Emma J. Teng, Professor at M.I.T., and Wen-hui Anna Tang, Professor at National Sun Yat-sen University Taiwan, discuss democratic values in Taiwan’s election.
Wilt L. Idema and Xiaofei Tian introduce the Fairbank Center’s latest exhibition of eclectic treasures from Chinese history.
Wendy Leutert, An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and Fellow at the Columbia-Harvard China and the World Program, examines the changing nature of Chinese state-owned enterprises as they continue to expand operations across the globe.
Protests erupted in Hong Kong last week between the government and protestors, who oppose a proposed bill that would allow extraditions to Mainland China.
Wen-hui Anna Tang (唐文慧) and Emma J. Teng analyze the legal and international context of Taiwan’s approval of same-sex marriage.
Steven M. Goldstein reports on the Fairbank Center’s visit to Taiwan and mainland China in January 2019.