Events

China Social and Economic Symposium: The Evolving Role of US and China in the Global Economy

Panelists: Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University; Former Secretary of the Treasury; Former Director of the National Economic Council Kevin Rudd, 26th Prime Minister of Australia; President and CEO of Asia Society; President of Asia Society Policy Institute; Chairman of International Peace Institute Jin Liqun, President and …

China Social and Economic Symposium: The Evolving Role of US and China in the Global Economy

Genocide in the 21st Century: The Uyghur Crisis

Join the Harvard Human Rights Working Group and the Human Rights Foundation for a 2-day conference spotlighting engaging experts on the Uyghur crisis, to gain a holistic and multi-dimensional understanding of the genocide in this region. Panels will explore topics of authoritarianism, digital repression, complicity in the fashion industry, and the separation of Uyghur families. …

Genocide in the 21st Century: The Uyghur Crisis

Teng Fei – Re-estimating the Stranded Assets of the Coal Power Sector in China: Is It Too Big To Fail?

Speaker: Teng Fei, Associate Professor in the Institute of Energy, Environment, and Economy at Tsinghua University; Deputy Director of the Berkeley-Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change Teng Fei's research interests include climate policy, international climate regimes, consumer behavior in energy consumption, and energy modeling. He is also a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

Teng Fei – Re-estimating the Stranded Assets of the Coal Power Sector in China: Is It Too Big To Fail?

William Kirby – The Rise of China in the World of Universities

Speaker: William C. Kirby, Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies, Harvard University. German universities defined academic excellence in the 19th century. American universities came to set global standards in the 20th century. What, then, are the prospects for China to lead the world of universities …

William Kirby – The Rise of China in the World of Universities

Zhang Xianqing – People without Land: The Transition of Ethnic Landscape and Social Reconstruction of Dan in Eastern Fujian, China

Speaker: Zhang Xianqing, Xiamen University; HYI Visiting Scholar Chair/discussant: Eugenio Menegon,  Boston University More information: https://www.harvard-yenching.org/events/people-without-land-the-transition-of-ethnic-landscape-and-social-reconstruction-of-dan-in-eastern-fujian-china/ Presented via Zoom registration required  

Combatting Anti-Asian Racism and Misogyny: What is our Local Community Doing?

This public discussion will highlight key challenges of racism, misogyny and other discrimination faced by our Asian and Asian-American community, the responses of local organizations who have long sought to address such challenges, and what more needs to be done in our own communities. Speakers represent perspectives from the Harvard Kennedy School’s staff, faculty and …

Combatting Anti-Asian Racism and Misogyny: What is our Local Community Doing?