Sinophone Southeast Asian Crossings:
A Symposium on Nanyang Culture, History, and Memory

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

Panel 1: 2:00 - 3:20pmSpeaker: Chan Cheow Thia, National University of Singapore, Author of Malaysian CrossingsRespondent: Mei Nan Mingxue, Harvard UniversityPanel 2: 3:40-5pmSpeaker: Li Zishu, Author of The Age of GoodbyesRespondent: Jannis Jizhou Chen, Harvard UniversityAlso via Zoom. Register at: Venue

Asia and the Russia’s War on Ukraine

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

In-person attendees, register at attendees via Zoom, register at How does Asia respond to Russia’s war in Ukraine? And what are the implications for Asian security and stability? While Japan […]

China’s Clean Energy Engagement in Central Asia

Speakers:Yipeng Zhou, Coordinator, Imperiia Project / A.M. in Regional Studies–REECAChristoph Nedopil, Director, Green Finance and Development Center, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan UniversityAlmas Chukin, Managing Partner, Visor Kazakhstan Moderator: Nargis Kassenova, Senior Fellow; Director, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies China has become a global leader in clean energy […]

Lung Yingtai – My Life in an Indigenous Village

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

Speaker: Lung Yingtai, Writer, Former Minister of Culture of TaiwanChair: Elizabeth J. Perry, Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute; Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University Since Lung Yingtai relocated to an indigenous […]

Ian Johnson – Sparks: China’s Underground Historians

Harvard Book Store 1256 Massachusetts Ave.,, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Ian Johnson, Senior Fellow for China Studies, Council on Foreign RelationsDiscussant: Annie Jieping Zhang, Reporter, Columnist, and Entrepreneur Harvard Book Store welcomes Ian Johnson — journalist whose work has won numerous prizes for his coverage of China, including a Pulitzer Prize— for a discussion of his new book Sparks: China’s Underground Historians and Their Battle […]

Tamar Grozwald Ozery – Law and Political Economy in China: The Role of Law in Corporate Governance and Market Growth

WCC 2036 Milstein East A, Harvard Law School

Speaker: Tamar Groswald Ozery, Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Panelists:William P. Alford (moderator), Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of Law, Director of East Asian Legal Studies, Chair of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Harvard Law SchoolRui Guo, Visiting Scholar, East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law SchoolNicholas C. Howson, Pao […]

Meg Rithmire – The Past, Present, and Future of State – Business Relations in China: Learning from Comparisons

Rubenstein 414AB 79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Meg Rithmire, F. Warren McFarlan Associate Professor of Business of Administration, Harvard Business School. Over the last decade, China has gone from high rates of economic growth with private sector participation to state crackdowns on business and slowing growth, if not economic stagnation or crisis. Prof. Rithmire will draw on her research on relationships […]

Asia-Africa Relations: Its Status and Possible Trajectories

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

Speakers:Emmanuel K. Akyeampong, Harvard UniversityUfrieda Ho, Journalist and AuthorGayatri Sethi, Educator and AuthorDuncan Yoon, New York UniversityGeoffrey Jones, Harvard Business SchoolAnnette Skovsted Hansen, Aarhus UniversityIsaac Odoom, Carleton UniversityMarlous van Waijenburg, […]

Seol Paehwan — Man is the Slave of Kindness: A Gift (Sauɤa)-giving Culture and Social, Economic, Political Network in the Mongol Empire

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

Speaker: Seol Paehwan, Associate Professor, Department of History, Chonnam National University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24Chair/Discussant: Christopher P. Atwood, Professor, Mongolian and Chinese Frontier and Ethnic History, University of Pennsylvania Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar talkMore info: Venue

Yan Wenjie – Fake News as a Socio-political-psychological Phenomenon: Evidence from China

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

Speaker: Yan Wenjie, Professor, Political Communication, Beijing Normal University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24Chair/Discussant: Matthew Baum, Marvin Kalb Professor Of Global Communications and Professor Of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Department […]