Towards a Critical Pragmatism: Contemporary Architecture in China

Gund Hall 42 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

This discussion marks the opening of the exhibition Towards a Critical Pragmatism: Contemporary Architecture in China, in the main gallery of Gund Hall at Harvard's Graduate School of Design. With the aim of encouraging further conversation about the present and future state of China’s architecture culture, the exhibition highlights several buildings in five thematic categories—cultural, regeneration, […]

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 […]

60th Anniversary Symposium

CGIS South CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA, United States

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 […]

Traces: Dark Clouds – Special One-Day Photography Exhibition

CGIS South CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA, United States

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 […]

Picturing the World: Asian Maps After Mercator

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

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, United States

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 […]

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 […]