Rudolf Wagner, Fairbank Center Associate, 1941 – 2019

Rudolf Wagner, Fairbank Center Associate, 1941 – 2019 We are sad to announce that our colleague and friend Rudolf Wagner, Senior Professor at the University of Heidelberg, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019, at the age of 77. Professor Wagner was a Center Associate at the Fairbank Center, having first come to...

2018-2019: A Year in Review of China Studies at Harvard

2018-2019: A Year in Review of China Studies at Harvard Read and download our 2018-2019 Annual Report here.  The 2018–19 academic year was a challenging time for all of us at the Fairbank Center who devote ourselves to the study of China. The U.S.-China bilateral relationship continues to deteriorate and there are few...

Welcome to our New Affiliates for 2019-2020

Welcome to our New Affiliates for 2019-2020 One of the Fairbank Center’s greatest strengths is our intellectual community of scholars from around the globe. This year the Center welcomes a new cohort of scholars and affiliates to the Fairbank Center’s vibrant international community. Our 2019-20 An Wang...

Harvard president Lawrence S. Bacow meets Xi Jinping

Harvard president Lawrence S. Bacow meets Xi Jinping This article was originally published by Colleen Walsh in The Harvard Gazette, entitled: “In China, Bacow emphasizes common values,” on March 20, 2019. Universities are key drivers of innovation and transformation, centers of progress and collaboration,...

Tiananmen at 30

Tiananmen at 30 On May 8, 2019, the Fairbank Center held a panel discussion to mark 30 years since the massacre at Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. Watch again on YouTube: Listen again on Soundcloud: Speakers:Hao Jian, Professor, Beijing Film AcademyLouisa Lim, Senior...
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