Events

The February 28th Incident: Imperial Legacies and War Aftermath in Taiwan, 1947

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Victor Louzon, Postdoctoral Scholar at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University The February 28th Incident, as the 1947 Taiwanese rebellion against Guomindang rule and its bloody suppression are known, is perhaps the most notorious episode in modern Taiwanese history. This talk offers new insights on this event, exploring the dynamics of decolonization and demobilization […]

Living on the Edge: Korean Brothels in Colonial Taiwan

Speaker: Jin Jungwon, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar Chair/Discussant: Elizabeth Remick, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Tufts University Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk, co-sponsored with the Korea Institute Despite its wide practice, the sex trade and sex industry in Taiwan and Korea had never been put under governmental control before […]

David Huang – Accommodating America?: Understanding U.S. Influence in Xi’s Policy Toward Taiwan

The Ash Center invites you to a discussion with David Huang, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies (IEAS), Academia Sinica, Taiwan and Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University for a discussion to better understand how the U.S. has influenced Xi Jinping's policy toward Taiwan. This talk will be moderated by Ash […]

Stalemate Across the Taiwan Strait: A Trip Report

Speakers:  Michael Szonyi, Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College Robert Ross, Professor of Political Science, Boston College

Jennifer Hsieh – Noise, Decibels, and the Paradox of Reproducibility in Urban Taiwan

Davison Room, Music Building 3 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Jennifer Hsieh, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Jennifer Hsieh holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Stanford University and comes to the Fairbank Center from the University of Amsterdam where she was a Vossius Fellow. Part of the Graduate Music Forum Friday Lunch Talk Series

Panel Discussion – The Taiwan Elections of 2018: Implications for the Future

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

Listen again:  Panelists: Ming-sho Ho, National Taiwan University Chang-ling Huang, National Taiwan University Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College  

Douglas Paal – The Taiwan Relations Act at Forty

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Douglas Paal, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Former Director, American Institute in Taiwan

Margaret K. Lewis – Why Law Matters in Taiwan

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

Listen to an interview with Margaret Lewis on our "Harvard on China" podcast. Download and read the transcript of this podcast interview here. Speaker: Margaret K. Lewis, Seton Hall University School of Law Professor Margaret Lewis’s research focuses on law in mainland China and Taiwan with an emphasis on criminal justice. Professor Lewis has been […]

Shelley Rigger – Taiwan’s Tumultuous “normal election”

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

Read event summary here Speaker: Shelley Rigger, Davidson College Shelley Rigger, is the Brown Professor of East Asian Politics at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. She has a PhD […]