Events

Sophie Ling-chia Wei – A Sage Embellished with Elements of “Chinoiserie”: The Making of Jesus in the Jesuit Figurist Translations of Chinese Classics

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Sophie Ling-chia Wei, Associate Professor, Department of Translation, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24Chair/Discussant: James Robson, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University When Christianity was introduced to China in the Ming and Qing dynasties, translations of sacred texts and stories of biblical […]

Generative AI for Chinese Studies – Introductory Workshop

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Digital China Initiative is organizing two workshops on how to apply generative AI for Chinese studies. The first workshop, on 23 Feb 2024, will introduce basic GenAI concepts, writing prompts, and examples of domain-specific tasks (language learning, data extraction, etc.). The second workshop, on 5 April, will cover how to use open-source large language models on local devices, […]

Daniel H. Rosen – Spillover Implications of a China Growing 0-2%

Wex-434ab Conference Room Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Camrbidge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Daniel H. Rosen, Founding Partner, Rhodium Group Educators, policymakers and business leaders need to decide how to respond to the implications of China’s economic slowdown. Options have not been adequately considered because the extent of the slowdown has not been understood and acknowledged. Even today international organizations, governments, and prominent public intellectuals endorse rosy […]

Ma Ran – Un/bounding the Great Wall: Sino-Japanese Documentary Media Connections in the Long 1980s

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Ma Ran, Associate Professor, Cultural Studies and Screen Studies, Nagoya University, Japan; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24 Chair: Jie Li, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University Spanning the late 1970s and early 1990s, a series of coproduced documentaries featuring Japanese entities in consistent partnership with China Central Television (CCTV), have emerged. Emblematic […]

Julie Tian Miao – State Inc. And Asian Diasporas in Knowledge Spaces

CGIS South, Room S153 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Julie Tian Miao, Associate Professor in Property and Economic Development, University of Melbourne; Visiting Scholar, Harvard University Asia Center  Moderator: Anthony J. Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs; Director, Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia, Harvard Kennedy School Drawing insights from three relevant yet largely separated fields of scholarship on diaspora, science policies, and (extra-)territorial development, Professor Julie […]

Liu Qing - How the Idea of Tianxia Can Help Us to Reimagine the Global Order

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Liu Qing, Zijiang Distinguished Professor, East China Normal University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24 Discussant: Peter K. Bol, Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University […]

Generative AI for Chinese Studies - Advanced Workshop

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Digital China Initiative is organizing two workshops on how to apply generative AI for Chinese studies. The workshop on 5 April will cover how to use open-source large language models on local […]