Events

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 Medical School, Directs the Global Palliative Care Program, Massachusetts General HospitalJing, Jun, Professor, School of Social Sciences Tsinghua UniversityChen, Hongtu, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical SchoolPan, Tianshu, Professor, School of Social Development and …

Symposium – Social Technology for Eldercare in China and Global Aging

Tatsuya Nakanishi – Chinese-Speaking Muslims’ Responses to Islamic Intellectual Trends from West, South and Central Asia during the Nineteenth Century

Speaker: Tatsuya Nakanishi, Associate Professor, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2021-22 Chair/discussant: Ali Asani, Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of Indo-Muslim …

Tatsuya Nakanishi – Chinese-Speaking Muslims’ Responses to Islamic Intellectual Trends from West, South and Central Asia during the Nineteenth Century

Victoria Chen – Coastal Formosan, Nuclear Austronesian, and beyond: How do Formosan languages Inform Theories of Austronesian Expansion?

Presented via Zoom

The Indigenous languages of Taiwan feature two patterns of morphological discrepancy. First, only some possess a symmetrical morphological paradigm associated with a phenomenon known as ‘noun-verb homophony'. Second, only a handful of the languages allow the Proto-Austronesian stative affix ma- to be used in a transitive clause. This talk addresses how these two foci of variation inform our understanding of the Austronesian diaspora and further explains how new comparative data on these phenomena offers a simpler answer to two ongoing debates in the field.

Roselyn Hsueh – Micro-Institutional Foundations of Capitalism: Sectoral Pathways to Globalization in China, India, and Russia

Speaker: Roselyn Hsueh, Associate Professor of Political Science, Temple University Hsueh will discuss how her book’s Strategic Value Framework shows that the perceived strategic value orientation of state elites rooted …

Roselyn Hsueh – Micro-Institutional Foundations of Capitalism: Sectoral Pathways to Globalization in China, India, and Russia