Events

2021 Charles Neuhauser Memorial Lecture featuring Evan S. Medeiros — Competition, Coexistence and the Future of US-China Relations

Speaker: Evan Medeiros, Penner Family Chair in Asian Studies and the Cling Family Senior Fellow in US-China Relations, Georgetown University Evan S. Medeiros is a professor and Penner family chair in Asia studies in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has published several books and articles on East Asia, U.S.-China relations, and […]

Panel Discussion – Cross-Strait Relations One Year After Biden’s Election

The Legislative Yuan, Room 801, No. 1, Sec. 1 Jinan Rd., Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan

Panelists: Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government at Smith College Emeritus and director of the Taiwan Studies Workshop, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Alastair Iain Johnston, Laine professor of China in World Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University Sara Newland, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Smith College Szue-chin Philip Hsu, Professor of […]

Panel Discussion – Making Meritocracy: Lessons from China and India, from Antiquity to the Present

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

Speakers:Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paolo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School; Faculty Director of the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University Michael Szonyi, Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History, Harvard University Ajantha Subramanian, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies and Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies; Chair of the […]

Panel Discussion – What Does China’s Rise Mean for the United States?

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

For decades Americans have described China as a rising power. That description no longer fits: China has already risen. What does this mean for the US–China relationship? For the global […]

Visiting Scholars Present

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

Fairbank Center Scholars will share current research on China-North Korea relations, Taiwan identity and history, and land rights in China. Each short presentation will be followed by Q & A […]

Panel Discussion – China’s New Politics: What have we learned from the 20th Party Congress

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

Speakers:Joseph Fewsmith, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University Pardee School of Global StudiesLucy Hornby, Visiting Scholar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Former Beijing correspondent, Financial TimesAnthony Saich, Director of the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia and Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy SchoolYuhua Wang, Professor of Government, Harvard University Moderator: Mark Wu, […]

Fairbank Center Visiting Scholars Present

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

Fairbank Center visiting scholars and fellows share their current research in China studies with the Harvard community. This workshop will feature five short presentations with an opportunity for Q & A discussion following each presentation.  Please join us for all or some of the workshop!   Lunch will be provided at 12:30.  Please submit this reply […]

White Paper Protests: What’s Happening in China? – Voices on the Ground

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Ya-Wen Lei, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard University Frank Tsai, Founder, China Crossroads, Shanghai Selina Wang, International Correspondent, CNN Beijing David Rennie, Beijing Bureau Chief, The Economist  Moderator: Dorinda Elliott, Executive Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University  Where did the White Paper Protests that have swept across China come from, and where […]

Urban China Series featuring Tang Beibei – The Making of “New Citizens:” Landless Farmers and Urban Governance in China

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Tang Beibei, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University This talk examines landless farmers who have entered Chinese urban life as urban residents in an organized and managed way as cities expand and spread. It explores in what ways and to what extent the central government’s initiatives on the integration of landless farmers into the urban economy and […]

“Friends with No Limits?” The Future of China-Russia Relations

Hall A, Science Center 1 Oxford St., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Read our blog post on the event: Friends with “No Limits”? A Year into War in Ukraine, History Still Constrains Sino-Russian Relations Speakers:Andrew S. Erickson, Professor of Strategy and Research Director, […]

The Stories We Tell: The Politics of History in China and the United States

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

Read our blog post on the event: The Stories We Tell: Can the U.S. and China Reset their Conflicting Narratives? Speakers:Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History […]