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Lung Yingtai – My Life in an Indigenous Village

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

Speaker: Lung Yingtai, Writer, Former Minister of Culture of TaiwanChair: Elizabeth J. Perry, Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute; Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government, Harvard University Since Lung Yingtai relocated to an indigenous village in eastern Taiwan three years ago, she sought to comprehend the elements that comprise her life, including the journey of her daily water supply …

Lung Yingtai – My Life in an Indigenous Village

Ian Johnson – Sparks: China’s Underground Historians

Harvard Book Store 1256 Massachusetts Ave.,, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Ian Johnson, Senior Fellow for China Studies, Council on Foreign RelationsDiscussant: Annie Jieping Zhang, Reporter, Columnist, and Entrepreneur Harvard Book Store welcomes Ian Johnson — journalist whose work has won numerous prizes for his coverage of China, including a Pulitzer Prize— for a discussion of his new book Sparks: China’s Underground Historians and Their Battle …

Ian Johnson – Sparks: China’s Underground Historians

Wei Hai Min and Her Personae: Jingju in Our Time

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Wei Hai Mun, Awardee of the Plum Blossom Award and the National Award for Arts in TaiwanDiscussant: David Der-wei Wang, Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University Co-sponsored by:East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard UniversityFairbank Center for Chinese StudiesAsian Cultural Council Taiwan FoundationChiang Ching-kuo Foundation  Venue

Environment in Asia Series Panel Discussion – Stevan Harrell’s “An Ecological History of Modern China” 

Presented via Zoom

Panelists: Stevan Harrell, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington Peter Perdue, Professor Emeritus of History at Yale University Jesse Rodenbiker, Assistant Professor of Geography, Rutgers University Robert Weller, Professor of Anthropology, Boston University Organizer: Ling Zhang, Associate Professor of History, Boston College Presented via Zoom. Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BOeCcyb9RL2LQMD8zQwg9A Venue

Urban China Series Featuring Li Zhigang: China’s New Experiments of Urban Neighborhood Governance

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Li Zhigang, Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, School of Urban Design, Wuhan University, China ***This talk will be in Mandarin*** China faces significant challenges in neighborhood governance, particularly in old and dilapidated neighborhoods (老旧社区). In this context, some new and experimental approaches to neighborhood governance have emerged. This talk focuses on three representative …

Urban China Series Featuring Li Zhigang: China’s New Experiments of Urban Neighborhood Governance

Shakespeare’s Influence on Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Tianhu Hao, Zhejiang University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24Chair/discussant: David Damrosch, Harvard University Shakespeare has had an important influence upon modern Chinese literature and culture since the 1830s, which constitutes a significant part of Shakespeare’s global impact. Based on the rich sources recently accessible in Chinese and English databases, this article reconsiders Shakespeare’s impact on …

Shakespeare’s Influence on Modern Chinese Literature and Culture

Reporting on China

Rubenstein 414AB 79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: David Barboza, Co-founder of The Wire and WireScreen David Barboza is the co-founder of The Wire Digital Inc., a New York-based news and data platform focused on China and global supply chains. The startup consists of a digital weekly news magazine, called The Wire, and a data and software analytics platform named WireScreen. Previously, …

Reporting on China

Harvard Law School Symposium: Economic Sanctions and National Security

WCC 2036 Milstein East A, Harvard Law School

This symposium features Professor Ashley Deeks, former Associate White House Counsel and former Deputy legal Adviser to the U.S. National Security Council; and Ambassador C.J. Mahoney, Deputy General Counsel of International Trade and Azure at Microsoft, and former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. The symposium will also feature a host of leading academics, attorneys, and regulators …

Harvard Law School Symposium: Economic Sanctions and National Security

Chinese Humanities 2033: New Visions, New Directions — A Two-Day Conference

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave. 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Panelists:Mian Chen, Northwestern UniversitySean Xiangjun Feng, University of British ColumbiaBrendan Galipeau, National Tsing Hua UniversityTenggeer Hao, Columbia UniversityKeren He, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillYizhou Huang, Saint Louis UniversityMaciej Kurzynski, Lingnan UniversityMelody Yunzi, Li University of HoustonDylan Suher, University of Hong KongMengyuan Tian, University of CambridgeYingchuan Yang, Columbia UniversiryWayne C. F. Yeung, University of …

Chinese Humanities 2033: New Visions, New Directions — A Two-Day Conference

Film Screening – People and Their Virtue: “Man in Black” by Wang Bing

Harvard Film Archive, Carpenter Center 24 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA, United States

Wang Bing’s first work made outside of China, this one-hour featurette boldly announces a new phase in the director’s career. Shot at the historic Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris, it stages a biographical encounter with eighty-six-year-old modern classical composer Wang Xilin, whose anti-Communist sentiments made him the target of intense persecution and abuse …

Film Screening – People and Their Virtue: “Man in Black” by Wang Bing

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