Events

Visiting Scholars Present: Parks in Modern China, Xinjiang, Water Conservancy Projects, and More

CGIS South, Room S153 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Fairbank Center visiting scholars will share their research in China studies with the Harvard community. This workshop-style event will feature current research on parks in Modern China, Xinjiang, water conservancy projects, land development in China, and American China studies. There will be an opportunity for Q & A discussion following each short presentation. Please join […]

Visiting Scholars Present: Taiwan Studies

CGIS South Room S250 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Fairbank Center visiting scholars will share the work of Taiwan filmmaker Edward Yang, research on Qing Dynasty Taiwan war preparations, and new findings on U.S. views of U.S.-China AI competition. Please join us for this fascinating workshop! Presenters: Ruochen Bo, 2022-23 Hou Family Pre-doctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies Bo will talk about the iconic Taiwan […]

Daniel A. Bell – China’s Struggle between Communism and Confucianism

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

Speaker: Daniel A. Bell, Professor, Chair of Political Theory with the Faculty of Law, University of Hong KongDiscussants: Peter Bol, Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard UniversityYuhua Wang, Professor of Government, Harvard University During China’s Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao’s Red Guards denounced Confucius for fostering “bad elements, rightists, monsters, and […]

Fairbank Center Visiting Scholars Workshop

CGIS South Room S250 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

What do gender politics, the Sino-Japanese War, Cold War anxiety, and the Cultural Revolution have in common? Come for lunch and find out on Tuesday, November 28, when Fairbank Center Visiting Scholars present their recent research!  At the workshop, scholars will present research on gender politics in Chinese film, contemporary Taiwanese literature and media studies, environmental […]

Business in China’s “New Era”: Roundtable Discussion with Fairbank Center Visiting Fellows of Practice 

CGIS South, Room S050 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Visiting Fellows Brendan Li, Shujun Li, Tony Liu, and Mitch Presnick will explore the role of business in Xi Jinping’s “new era,” from technology to finance, manufacturing to services, as well as opportunities for collaboration between Chinese and American enterprises.   This is an in-person event open to Harvard community members. The discussion will not be […]

Special Presentation – China-Russia Relations Two Years into Putin’s Ukraine War: How Strong, For How Long? 

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

Speakers:Andrew S. Erickson, Professor of Strategy, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI); Visiting Professor, Government Department, Harvard University; Associate in Research, Fairbank Center for Chinese StudiesJulia Famularo, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese StudiesVitaly Kozyrev, Distinguished Professor of Political Science & International Studies, Endicott CollegeAlexandra Vacroux, Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard […]

Special Presentation featuring Christopher Rea – From Zhuangzi’s Gourd to Cinderella’s Pumpkin: Gua 瓜 as a Vehicle for the Imagination

CGIS South Room S250 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Christopher Rea, Professor of Chinese, Former Director of the Centre for Chinese Research, University of British ColumbiaModerator: David Der-wei Wang, Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University The Daoist philosopher Zhuangzi tells us that one remedy for a lack of imagination is to take your gourd for a ride. Confucius makes a […]