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Shirley Yu – The Belt and Road Initiative: A Discussion of China’s Vision and Strategy

Alex Wang – Symbolic Legitimacy and Chinese Environmental Reform


Stanley Rosen – China’s Pursuit of Soft Power in the Era of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

Tu Chuanfei and Liu Feng – Resistance of the Weak: the Invention of Dragon Dance Performance in a Chinese Village in the Process of Urbanization

Gao Xiaofei – Making a Coastal Revolution: Farmers, Fisherman, and Socialism in Northeast China, 1946-1976

Film Screening – The Stormy Night by Zhu Shouju


Neuhauser Lecture featuring Susan Thornton – Can We Live with China? A Roadmap for Co-evolution

Fred Hu and Graham Allison – Belfer Center Student and Fellow Session

Yiu Yuk-man Carine – Reconstructing the history of Chinese dialects through foreigners’ eyes

Data and/in the Humanities

Yu Zhou – Technological Innovation: Exploring Chinese Models

China and Asia in a Changing Climate: Natural Science for the Non-Scientist


Yanfei Sun – Religious Toleration in Premodern Empires

Panel Discussion – Revisiting the Wilsonian Moment in Asia, 1919

Susan Greenhalgh – Coca-Cola in China: the Role of Foreign Industry Funding in China’s Health Science and Policy

Nicholas Lardy – The State Strikes Back: The End of Economic Reform in China?

Başak Bilecen – Chinese International Students’ Networks at Elite Universities: A Comparative Study of Germany and the US

Jenny So – Rare and Beautiful Objects, New and Unexpected Findings: Revisiting Harvard’s Early Chinese Jades

Lyu Peng – Animal transition and subsistence strategy on an ancient Chinese island: A zooarchaeological study of the Xiaozhushan Site


Allan Layug – Order in International Thought: Unpacking China’s Concept of World Order

Felix Wemheuer – Rebels in Power: Factionalism in Shandong during China’s Cultural Revolution (1966-1969)

Anne Reinhardt – Navigating Semi-Colonialism: Shipping, Sovereignty, and Nation-Building in China 1860-1937

Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable: Preserving Asia’s Colonial and Modern Architectural Heritage

Terry Sicular – China’s Middle Class Families: Catching up with the West


Zhang Ying – Maimonides’s  Conception of Nature and Zhu Xi’s Doctrine of Principle/Coherence (Li理) and Material Force (Qi氣)


Richard Weitz: Russia, China, and the United States as Great-Power Competitors: Implications for Nuclear Security and Conflict

Matthew Wells – The Vision to Restore the Empire: Manufacturing Monarchy and Empire in the Early 4th Century

Yeling Tan – Disaggregating “China, Inc” – Explaining the Rise of Chinese State Capitalism

Huang Xiangchun – The Art of Keeping Appropriate Distance: Practicing “Ethnicity” of the “Dan” (蜑) on the Margins Through Time

Melanie Manion – Xi Jinping’s Anticorruption Campaign

Symposium – Tale of Three Cities: Urban Regeneration Through Design and Cultural Innovation

Adam Segal – The Future of US-China Technology Competition

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