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Visiting Scholar Lecture featuring Po-Chang (Paul) Huang – Sleepwalking into a China-Taiwan War? The Underreported Crisis over Kinmen and the Danger it Entails

CGIS South Room S354 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge

Speaker: Po-Chang (Paul) Huang, Fairbank Center Visiting Scholar; Research Fellow, Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation Discussant: Steven Goldstein, Director, Taiwan Studies Workshop, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies On February 14, 2024, a tiny Chinese fishing raft collided with a Taiwan Coast boat near the waters of Kinmen, a Taiwan-controlled island just miles off China's Fujian coast. […]

Shih-Diing Liu – The Political Life of Affective Spaces

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Speaker: Shih-Diing Liu, Professor, Department of Communication, University of MacauChair/Discussant: Elizabeth J. Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor Of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute China is saturated with complex emotions. Although emotions are constitutive in Chinese public culture, their implications are poorly understood. In this presentation, I aim to illuminate how and why emotions and affect […]

Liu Weimo – Ancient Greek and Chinese Cosmologies Compared

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Speaker: Liu Weimo, Associate Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24Chair/Discussant: Shigehisa Kuriyama, Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History, Harvard University More information: Venue