Jedidiah Korncke – Thomas Jefferson, Carsun Chang and A Lost Era of U.S.-China Constitutional Engagement

Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Jedidiah Kroncke, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong Professor Kroncke’s study recovers a lost era of Sino-American constitutional imagination surrounding the drafting of the 1946 Republic of China Constitution. It examines the transnational dynamics that led the Constitution’s initial drafter, Carsun Chang, to travel to the U.S. in 1945 to ostensibly study […]

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 […]

Gyal Lo – The Impact of China’s Colonial Boarding Schools in Tibet on Children and Communities

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Gyal Lo, Educational sociologist and expert on China’s assimilation and education policies in TibetModerator: James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Victor and William Fung Director, Asia Center, Harvard University More information: Venue

A Cosmos of Vital Feeling: Qing (Affect) and Qi (Breath, Atmosphere) as Critical Traditions in the Chinese Humanities, An International Conference情氣天下:重估抒情傳統與氣化論 國際研討會

Plimpton Room (133), Barker Center 12 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA, United States

Speakers:David Der-wei Wang 王德威 (Harvard University)Peter K. Bol 包弼德 (Harvard University)Wai-yee Li 李惠儀 (Harvard University)Thomas P. Kelly (Harvard University)Joo-hyeon Oh 吳周炫 (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)Yang Rur-bin 楊儒賓 (National Tsing Hua University)Cheng Yu-yu 鄭毓瑜 (National Taiwan University, Academia Sinica)Chan Kwok -Kou 陳國球 (National Tsing Hua University)Lai Shi-San 賴錫三 (National Sun Yat-sen University)Mark McConaghy 莫加南 (National […]

Liu Weimo – Ancient Greek and Chinese Cosmologies Compared

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

Speaker: Liu Weimo, Associate Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24Chair/Discussant: Shigehisa Kuriyama, Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History, Harvard University More information: Venue

Shih-Diing Liu – The Political Life of Affective Spaces

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

Speaker: Shih-Diing Liu, Professor, Department of Communication, University of MacauChair/Discussant: Elizabeth J. Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor Of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute China is saturated with complex emotions. Although emotions are constitutive in Chinese public culture, their implications are poorly understood. In this presentation, I aim to illuminate how and why emotions and affect […]