Events

Film Screenings – The Face of Time: Recent Films by Tsai Ming-Liang

Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center 24 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA, United States

Rare and valuable is the filmmaker who expands one’s conception of the cinematic art; rarer still is the filmmaker who enlarges one’s notion of the term “director.” Malaysian-born, Taiwan-based auteur […]

$10 – $15

Navigating Asia: Interdisciplinary Conversations in Honor of Ezra Vogel

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

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 […]

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, United States

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 […]

LGBTQ Rights Advocacy in China: Status and Challenges

Wasserstein Hall 1019 Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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 […]

Hopkins-Nanjing Center Open House

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

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 […]

Minhua Ling – Containerization of Migrant Housing on Shanghai’s Edge

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Minhua Ling, Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study China’s escalated infrastructural and real estate development has gradually erased urban villages and reduced affordable living space for rural-to-urban migrants. This talk showcases the emerging practice of container housing among low-income migrants who live in removable cargo containers or prefabricated metal shelters on the urban fringe of […]

Chinese Kinesthetic Forms

Sackler Building Auditorium 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, United States

Topics: Movement has a distinctively rich tradition in China. Chinese Kinesthetic Forms considers movement as an organizing principle across myriad media and cultural forms—from dance and music, to painting and calligraphy, to theater and martial arts. The conference explores how movement, as both expression and object of perception, opens experiential dimensions, even beyond the corporeal. […]