Events

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Discussion of Technology and Innovation in China 

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

***THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY, ONLY PRE-REGISTERED ATTENDEES WILL BE ADMITTED*** Speakers:Bo An, 2023-24 An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Andrew Kennedy, Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public […]

The Asian Security Order: Views from the Region

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

Speakers:Selina Ho, Assistant Professor in International Affairs; Co-Director of the Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of SingaporeLi Chen, Renmin University of […]

Joseph Esherick – Rethinking the Chinese Revolution

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

Speaker: Joseph Esherick, Professor Emeritus of History, University of California, San Diego Moderator: Elizabeth Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute. Was the Chinese Revolution inevitable? […]

Tiananmen @ 35 Film Screening: The Gate of Heavenly Peace

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

Introduction: Carma Hinton, Art historian and Documentary Filmmaker; Robinson Professor of Visual Culture and Chinese Studies, George Mason University (retired) "In The Gate of Heavenly Peace (the literal translation of the […]

Tiananmen @ 35: What Have We Learned? A Conversation with Journalists

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

Speakers:Dorinda Elliott, Newsweek, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Seth Faison, South China Morning Press, Brunswick Group China Hub Orville Schell, New York Review of Books, Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations Katherine Wilhelm, Associated Press, NYU […]