Events

Wei Wei – Family Matters: Chinese Queer Politics Around the Rise of a Family-State

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

Speaker: Wei Wei, Professor of Sociology, East China Normal University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23 Chair/Discussant: Michael Bronski, Professor of the Practice In Media And Activism In Studies Of Women, Gender, […]

US-China-India Triple Entente in Bangladesh

Presented via Zoom

Panelists:Anu Anwar, Fellow, Harvard University Asia Center; Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International StudiesMichael Kugelman, Director, South Asia Institute, The Wilson CenterGeoffrey Macdonald, Senior Advisor for Asia, International […]

Li Chunyuan – Contextualizing the Numbers: grain prices in Yuan 元 dynasty China, 1250-1350

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

Speaker: Li Chunyuan, Associate Professor, Department of History, Xiamen University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23 Chair/Discussant: David Yang, Associate Professor of Economics, Harvard University Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar Talk Masks are required for all in-person audience members. Seating is limited. Venue

Contesting Territory, Asserting Sovereignty beyond China’s Borders

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Darshana M. Baruah, Fellow, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceAndrew Chubb, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Politics and International Relations, Lancaster UniversityIsaac B. Kardon, Senior Fellow for China Studies, […]

Journey of an Exile Tibetan Leader: From Harvard to Dharamsala

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010) 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Former Sikyong (President), Central Tibetan Administration; Senior Visiting Fellow, East Asian Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School Harvard University Asia Center's 17th Tsai Lecture, sponsored by the Tsai Lecture Fund at the Harvard University Asia Center, co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University and Lakshmi Mittal and Family South […]

Grey zones: Opium Trade, Migrations, and Empires in Central and Northeast Asia, 1900s-1930s

CGIS South Room S354 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Niccolò Pianciola, Associate Professor of History, University of PaduaModerator: Nargis Kassenova, Senior Fellow; Director, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies By comparing the border area between Turkestan and Xinjiang with the region in the Russian Far East bordering Manchuria, the talk will explore how the cross-border opium economy connected […]

Norifumi Sakai – Between the Canon and the Field: Daoist liturgical manuals in Qing China

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

Speaker: Norifumi Sakai, Associate Professor, Keio University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23Discussant: James Robson, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar Talk Seating is limited. Masks are required for all in-person audience members. Venue

Rejuvenating Communism: Youth Organizations and Elite Renewal in Post-Mao China

Wexner W-434 A.B 19 Eliot St, Cambridge, United States

Speaker: Jérôme Doyon, Junior Professor at SciencesPo; author of Rejuvenating Communism: Youth Organizations and Elite Renewal in Post-Mao ChinaRespondent: Elizabeth Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government at Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute, […]