Archives, Libraries, and Databases in Taiwan

Speakers: Feng-yuan Hsu, National Archives Administration Shiuon Chu, Academia Sinica, Institute of Modern History Hsi-yuan Chen, Academia Sinica, Institute of History and Philology and Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures […]

Academic Jobs Outside of the United States

Speakers: Rowena He, Chinese University of Hong Kong Taomo Zhou, Nanyang Technological University Mary Brazelton, Cambridge University Charles Chang, Duke Kunshan Emily Baum (University of California, Irvine) and Denise Y. […]

The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: What Will Russia and China Do?

Speakers: Andrey Kortunov, Director General, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) Yun Sun, Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the East Asia Program and Director of the China Program, Stimson Center Zuhra Halimova, Independent Consultant, Dushanbe, Tajikistan Akram Umarov, Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh; Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, University of World Economy […]

David Cheng Chang – Escaping From the Communists and Then From the Anti-Communists: A Prisoner’s Odyssey From Southwest China to Korea, India, and Argentina

Speaker: David Cheng Chang, Division of Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; HYI-Radcliffe Institute Fellow, 2021-22 Chair/discussant: Arunabh Ghosh,  Associate Professor of History, Harvard University By the end of the Korean War, only 88 out of more than 150,000 Chinese and North Korean prisoners of war (POWs) refused to return to either side of […]

Jie Li — Socialist Hot Noise: Loudspeakers and Open-Air Cinema in Mao’s China

Speaker: Li Jie, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University As a scholar of literary, film, and cultural studies, Jie Li’s research interests center on the mediation of memories in modern China. Her first book, Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life (Columbia, 2014), excavates a century of memories embedded in two alleyway neighborhoods destined […]

Workers and Change in China: Resistance, Repression, Responsiveness

Speakers: Manfred Elfstrom, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia. Yao Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology and Law, University of Florida Moderator: Anthony Saich, Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation; Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Strikes, protests, and riots by Chinese workers have […]

Connecting the World-Island: What will China’s PEACE cable bring to Pakistan and East Africa?

Speakers: Motolani Agbebi, University teacher, Faculty of Management and Business, University of Tampere (Finland) Tayyab Safdar, Post-Doctoral Researcher, East Asia Centre & Department of Politics, University of Virginia Roxana Vatanparast, Affiliate, Center on Global Legal Transformation, Columbia Law School Moderators: Nargis Kassenova, Senior Fellow, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies […]

Panel Discussion – Gaming with Chinese Characteristics

Speakers:  Heather Inwood, Cambridge University Nakamura Akinori, Ritsumeikan University Deng Jian, Peking University Special Guest: Zhu Jiayin, Founder/Editor of Chuapp Organizers: David Der-wei Wang, Harvard University Yedong Sh-Chen, Harvard University This panel is co-sponsored by the Harvard Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation. It is a part of the […]

Panel Discussion – Taiwan Studies: New Questions and Challenges

Speakers: Kevin Luo 羅巍, Tsinghua University Chih-Wei Chung 鍾秩維, Fu Jen Catholic University Su-Yon Lee 李時雍, National Taiwan University Jaewoong Jeon 全在雄, Harvard University Lawrence Yang 楊子樵, Yang Ming Chiao […]