Events

Contemporary Architecture in China: ChinaGSD Forum 论坛

Please join the Harvard University Graduate School of Design's ChinaGSD for a Public Forum in conjunction with the exhibition Towards a Critical Pragmatism: Contemporary Architecture in China. The Forum will be moderated Professor Li Xiangning (Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD Spring 2016, Deputy Dean and Professor in History, Theory and Criticism at Tongji University CAUP) with an opening address by Professor Wu …

Contemporary Architecture in China: ChinaGSD Forum 论坛

60th Anniversary Symposium

CGIS South CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Join us for a two-day academic symposium celebrating sixty years of the Fairbank Center's world-leading research on China.

Lecture and Panel Discussion: Cultural Heritage and Ai Weiwei

Using the historical legacy and artistic concepts of Ai Weiwei’sCircle of Animals/Zodiac Heads as a point of departure, join The Greenway and the Arts & Business Council as they present a panel of experts that can guide us through current cultural heritage concerns and remedies. The event will present specialists in the fields of heritage …

Lecture and Panel Discussion: Cultural Heritage and Ai Weiwei

Traces: Dark Clouds – Special One-Day Photography Exhibition

CGIS South CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker/Photographer: Ian Teh Asia Centers Lounge • First Floor • CGIS South Building This event is part of the Environment in Asia series at the Fairbank Center. Ian Teh is an award-winning photographer based in UK and Malaysia.  He has published three monographs, Undercurrents (2008), Traces (2011) and Confluence (2014). His work is part of the permanent …

Traces: Dark Clouds – Special One-Day Photography Exhibition

Picturing the World: Asian Maps After Mercator

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Professor Timothy Brook, University of British Columbia; author of Mr. Selden’s Map of China Chair: Andrew Gordon, Acting Director, Harvard Asia Center; Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor, Harvard University Reception to follow in the Asian Centers’ Lounge, 1st Floor, CGIS South Asia Center Seminar Series                                         

Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion – Black and Red Revolution: Dazibao and Woodcuts from 1960s China

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

哈佛费正清中国研究中心的大字报特展 Join the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies for a panel discussion and reception to celebrate the launch of our new exhibition of Cultural Revolution-era artworks. The exhibition will be on display in the CGIS South Building Asia Centers Lounge, 1730 Cambridge Street from November 9 to November 30, 2017. This is the first time that these dazibao (or …

Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion – Black and Red Revolution: Dazibao and Woodcuts from 1960s China

Those Waters Giving Way

An overview of Michael Cherney’s artistic process and recent works. The art combines photography with the subject matter, aesthetics, materials and formats traditionally associated with classical Chinese painting, which allows for viewing the present day environment and landscape in China through the lens of art history. In addition to the presentation, the artist will guide …

Those Waters Giving Way

Exhibition Opening – Eye Eye Nose Mouth: Art, Disability, and Mental Illness in Nanjing, China and Shiga-ken, Japan

Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, Lower Level 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

This exhibition at the Harvard University Asia Center explores the intersections of art, disability, and mental health by displaying original works on paper and sculptures created by ten groundbreaking, self-taught artists from China and Japan. Their compelling, formally innovative works come in a wide range of styles and media, from gestural abstractions to proliferating figurations, from …

Exhibition Opening – Eye Eye Nose Mouth: Art, Disability, and Mental Illness in Nanjing, China and Shiga-ken, Japan

Exhibition Reception – Calligraphy • China Gene : Ronghua Jing

Gutman Library 6 Appian Way, Camrbidge, MA

"One brush reveals all" is the secret of calligraphy and the key of decoding aesthetics of traditional Chinese art. This exhibition consists of ten calligraphies and ten Chinese paintings, including Chinese landscape paintings and Chinese bird paintings. The connotation of Twin Ten, 十全十美 (Ten in Whole, Ten in Beauty) implies perfection in Chinese culture. In …

Exhibition Reception – Calligraphy • China Gene : Ronghua Jing

Panel Discussion – Archival and Private Collection in Modern China

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Read and download the transcript of the event here. Speakers: Katherine Alexander, Assistant Professor of Chinese, University of Colorado at Boulder Riley Brett-Roche, The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellow (2018); PhD Candidate in History, Stanford University Xiaosong Gao, Director, The Za Library; Associate at the Department of EALC, Harvard University Michael Szonyi, Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial …

Panel Discussion – Archival and Private Collection in Modern China