Events

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

The United States Indo-Pacific Strategy: A Conversation with Assistant Secretary of State Daniel J. Kritenbrink

Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Please join the Asia-Pacific Initiative and Future of Diplomacy Project for a conversation with Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. The Assistant Secretary will deliver remarks on the Biden Administration's Indo-Pacific Strategy, followed by a …

The United States Indo-Pacific Strategy: A Conversation with Assistant Secretary of State Daniel J. Kritenbrink

LGBTQ Rights Advocacy in China: Status and Challenges

Wasserstein Hall 1019 Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Speakers:Yanhui Peng, Former Director, LGBT Rights Advocacy ChinaZhijun Hu, Founder, China’s Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)Wei Wei, Professor of Sociology, East China Normal University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute If 5% of the population are members of the LGBTQ community, China’s LGBTQ population reaches at least 70 million. Over the past two …

LGBTQ Rights Advocacy in China: Status and Challenges

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Open House

First Floor Seminar Room, 9 Kirkland Place 9 Kirkland Place, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Johns Hopkins University Hopkins-Nanjing Center will hold an information session for students interested in graduate study in China. Madeline Satin, Assistant Director of Admissions at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, will be visiting to speak about the Hopkins-Nanjing Center's graduate programs. To schedule a one-on-one appointment or admissions interview with her, visit …

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Open House