Yangyang Cheng – Those Who Fall Behind Get Beaten Up: Can Science Build a Strong China?

Speaker: Yangyang Cheng, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale Law School; Columnist at SupChina. From the last Chinese empire to the current People's Republic, generations of politicians and intellectuals have sought advanced science and technology to build a strong China. They pondered the relationship between East and West, tradition and modernity, national allegiance and cosmopolitan ideals. Their efforts […]

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 […]

Panel Discussion – The Future of Africa-China Engagement/Relations

Speakers: Maria Adele Carrai, Assistant Professor of Global China Studies, NYU Shanghai; Associate, Harvard University Asia Center Folashadé Soulé, Senior Research Associate, Global Economic Governance Programme, Blavatnik School of Government, […]

Symposium – Social Technology for Eldercare in China and Global Aging

Panelists:Ann Forsyth, Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Planning, Harvard Graduate School of DesignFawwaz Habbal, Executive Dean for Education and Research, Harvard John A. Paulson School Of Engineering And Applied SciencesEric Krakauer, Associate Professor, Harvard […]

Uyghur Culture Fest and Call to Action

Barker Center, Thompson Room 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Human Rights Working Group is hosting a Uyghur culture fest and call to action together with members of Boston’s Uyghur community on Monday, December 6 from 6:00-7:15 pm, […]

Art Study Center Seminar at Home, with Hong Chun Zhang

Speakers: Hong Chun Zhang, Artist Jerrica Li, Harvard College Class of ’22, founder, The Wave magazine, Harvard University Sarah Laursen, Alan J. Dworsky Associate Curator of Chinese Art, Division of […]