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22nd Annual Harvard East Asia Society Conference – Voice and Silence: Memory in East Asia

February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019

The 22nd annual Harvard East Asia Society (HEAS) Conference will take place at Harvard CGIS-South on Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9. Organized by a committee of RSEA students, this year’s conference offers multiple panels on the theme of Voice and Silence: Memory in East Asia. On Friday, February 8 at 5:30 pm Prof. Xiaofei Tian, Faculty Chair of the RSEA program, will give welcoming remarks prior to a keynote address by Prof. Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus. On Saturday, February 9 at 4:45pm there will be a keynote address by Prof. Stephen Owen, James Byrant University Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus, and closing remarks by Prof. Alexander Zahlten, RSEA Director of Graduate Studies.

See the 2019 HEAS Conference Schedule. The conference keynotes and panels are open to all students. Registration begins at 2 pm on Friday, February 8 in CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street.

HEAS is grateful for the support of the Harvard Graduate Student Council, the RSEA Program, and several Harvard centers co-sponsoring the Conference:

  • Asia Center
  • Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
  • Korea Institute
  • Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
  • Weatherhead Center for International Affairs


February 8, 2019
February 10, 2019
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CGIS South
CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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