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Fairbank Center Visiting Scholars Workshop

November 28, 2023 @ 12:15 pm 2:30 pm

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 and technological history, and rural Chinese economic history.  

Q&A and discussion will follow each talk.   

This is an in-person event. Lunch will be served at 12:15.  

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12:15 pm Welcome  

12:30 pm Yuan Zhang, Assistant Professor in the School of International Education, China Women’s University  
Gender Politics and Chinese Film 

1:00 pm Chi-yu Lin, Fellow of the Postdoctoral Research Abroad Program, National Science and Technology Council of Taiwan 
A Cold War Anxiety of Influence: Cousin Lianyi 《蓮漪表妹》, 1935-1985 

1:30 pm       Miwa Shimada, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, Keio University 
The Northwest Development and China’s Frontier Image: Focusing on Inner Mongolia during the Sino-Japanese War 

2:00 pm     Qin Hui, Professor of History, Emeritus, Tsinghua University
Why the Cultural Revolution Matters Today  
(This talk will be delivered in Chinese) 

2:30 pm Closing Remarks 


November 28, 2023
12:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Event Category:


Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies


CGIS South Room S250

1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 United States

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