Events

***POSTPONED*** Environment in Asia Reunion Workshop – With a Special Tribute to Profs. Robert B. Marks and Peter C. Perdue

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

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION. WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE IT FOR APRIL 2021. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE Organizer: Ling Zhang, Boston College Featuring roundtable conversations …

***POSTPONED*** Environment in Asia Reunion Workshop – With a Special Tribute to Profs. Robert B. Marks and Peter C. Perdue

Environment in Asia Lecture Series Featuring David Fedman and Ian M. Miller – East Asian Forestry and Empires

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucMs2rz71b8&t=2s https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/east-asian-forestry-and-empires-with-david-fedman-and-ian-m-miller-moderated-by-ling-zhang Read the transcript of the event here. Speakers: David Fedman, Assistant Professor of History,University of California, Irvine Ian M. Miller, Assistant Professor of History, St. John's University Moderator: …

Environment in Asia Lecture Series Featuring David Fedman and Ian M. Miller – East Asian Forestry and Empires

Environment in Asia Series Featuring Judith Shapiro and Yifei Li – Authoritarian Environmentalism and Chinese Ecological Civilization

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sdJJU2JhZ0&t=2177s https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/authoritarian-environmentalism-and-chinese-ecological-civilization-with-judith-shapiro-and-yifei-li Read the transcript of the event here. Speakers: Judith Shapiro, Director of the Masters in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development for the School of International Service, American University …

Environment in Asia Series Featuring Judith Shapiro and Yifei Li – Authoritarian Environmentalism and Chinese Ecological Civilization

Environment in Asia Lecture Series – Infectious Diseases and Public Health Management in China: From Historical and Anthropological Perspectives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQx3sgioXuI https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/infectious-diseases-and-public-health-management-in-china?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Read the transcript of the event here. Speakers: Nicole Elizabeth Barnes, Duke University Mary Augusta Brazelton, The University of Cambridge Miriam Gross, The University of Oklahoma Elanah Uretsky, …

Environment in Asia Lecture Series – Infectious Diseases and Public Health Management in China: From Historical and Anthropological Perspectives

Environment in Asia Series featuring Zhang Meng – Timber and Forestry in Qing China: Sustaining the Market

Speaker: Zhang Meng, Assistant Professor of History, Vanderbilt University Part of the Environment in Asia lecture series https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXEB2NB7vhk&t=109s https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/timber-and-forestry-in-qing-china-with-zhang-meng?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank In the Qing period, China's population tripled, and the flurry of …

Environment in Asia Series featuring Zhang Meng – Timber and Forestry in Qing China: Sustaining the Market

Environment in Asia Lecture Series featuring Ruth Mostern – The Yellow River: A Natural and Unnatural History

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OR4Z30g7gA https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/the-yellow-river-a-natural-and-unnatural-history-with-ruth-mostern?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank   Speaker: Ruth Mostern, University of Pittsburgh This talk showcases Ruth Mostern’s new book: The Yellow River: A Natural and Unnatural History (Yale University Press, 2021).  The …

Environment in Asia Lecture Series featuring Ruth Mostern – The Yellow River: A Natural and Unnatural History

Environment in Asia Lecture Series featuring Victor Seow — How to Write a History of Energy in Modern East Asia

Speaker: Victor Seow, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard UniversityModerator/discussant: Ling Zhang, Boston College In this session, Victor Seow, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University, will be introducing his recently published book, Carbon Technocracy: Energy Regimes in Modern East Asia (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2022). Centered on the history of what was …

Environment in Asia Lecture Series featuring Victor Seow — How to Write a History of Energy in Modern East Asia

Environment in Asia series featuring Michael J. Hathaway – What a Mushroom Lives For: Matsutake Mushrooms and the Worlds They Make

Speaker: Michael J. Hathaway, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the David Lam Center for Asian Studies, Simon Fraser University This talk introduces the second book in an academic trilogy that began with Anna L. Tsing’s The Mushroom at the End of the World. In this talk, Michael J. Hathaway draws from his forthcoming book. …

Environment in Asia series featuring Michael J. Hathaway – What a Mushroom Lives For: Matsutake Mushrooms and the Worlds They Make