Events

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

Lessons for East Asia from Eastern Europe’s Economic Challenges and Transformation

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Lajos Bokros, Professor at Central European University and former Minister of Finance of HungaryMarcin Piatkowski, Professor at Kozminski University, author of Europe’s Growth Champion, and former visiting scholar at Harvard’s Center for European StudiesDwight Perkins, Professor Emeritus in the Harvard Economics Department, former Director of the Fairbank Center and the Harvard Institute for International Development Moderated …

Lessons for East Asia from Eastern Europe’s Economic Challenges and Transformation

In Search for a New Architecture for New China— Zhang Kaiji and Chinese Modern Architecture in the 1950s

Presented via Zoom

Topics: Organizer:Harvard CAMLab Academic Convenor:Jeffrey W. CODYFormer Senior Project Specialist, Building & Sites Department, Getty Conservation Institute WU JiangFormer Vice-President of Tongji UniversityAcademician of the French Academy of Architecture Panelist:FAN SizhengTeaching Professor, College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering, Bowling Green State University CHENG LizhenAssociate Professor, School of Architecture and Design, Beijing Jiaotong UniversityAuthor of …

In Search for a New Architecture for New China— Zhang Kaiji and Chinese Modern Architecture in the 1950s

Urban China Series featuring Yang Zhan – “Keep Moving, Little Bees!”: Real Estate Promotion and the Financial Roots of Urban Precariousness in China

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Yang Zhan, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityDevelopers in China’s real estate industry organize temporary workers, or “little bees,” to promote sales. Most developers rely …

Urban China Series featuring Yang Zhan – “Keep Moving, Little Bees!”: Real Estate Promotion and the Financial Roots of Urban Precariousness in China

Navigating Asia: Interdisciplinary Conversations in Honor of Ezra Vogel

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

This conference is organized to honor and celebrate the late Professor Ezra Vogel’s role as the inaugural Director of the Harvard Asia Center and his commitment to transnational scholarship.  Day 1: Friday, October 14, 2022 4:00-5:00pm Welcome:James Robson (Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard Asia Center; James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages …

Navigating Asia: Interdisciplinary Conversations in Honor of Ezra Vogel

Urban China Series featuring Toby Lincoln – Out of the Rubble of World War II: Reconstruction in China in Comparative Perspective

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Toby Lincoln, Associate Professor of Chinese Urban History, Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester.This paper explores urban reconstruction in China after WWII, and argues that this was more …

Urban China Series featuring Toby Lincoln – Out of the Rubble of World War II: Reconstruction in China in Comparative Perspective