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 and Affiliate Professor of Law, Harvard University; Staff Writer, The New YorkerWen YU, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Boston College Moderator: Michael Puett, Walter C. […]

Critical Issues Confronting China Series featuring Zak Dychtwald – What Do China’s Youth Want?

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

Speaker: Zak Dychtwald, Founder and CEO, Young China Group There is enormous discussion of China’s hundreds of millions of young people.  Consumer, competitor, collaborator, and most recently political participant – this young generation will define China’s role on the world stage in the decades to come.  They have grown up with enormous economic progress, relatively […]

Journey of an Exile Tibetan Leader: From Harvard to Dharamsala

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

Speaker: Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Former Sikyong (President), Central Tibetan Administration; Senior Visiting Fellow, East Asian Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School Harvard University Asia Center's 17th Tsai Lecture, sponsored by […]

Norifumi Sakai – Between the Canon and the Field: Daoist liturgical manuals in Qing China

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

Speaker: Norifumi Sakai, Associate Professor, Keio University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23Discussant: James Robson, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University Harvard-Yenching Institute […]

Gal Gvili and Adhira Mangalagiri – Imagination and Disconnection: New Literary Studies of China-India

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

Speakers:Gal Gvili, McGill University; Author, Imagining India in Modern China: Literary Decolonization and the Imperial Unconscious, 1895–1962Adhira Mangalagiri, Queen Mary London; Author, States of Discontent: The China-India Literary Relation in the Twentieth CenturyModerator: Karen Thornber, Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature and Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard UniversityChair: Arunabh Ghosh, Associate Professor […]

Japan’s Real Estate Crisis and Implications for China

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Takeo Hoshi, Professor and Dean of the Graduate School of Economics, University of TokyoPaul Sheard, former Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School and author of The Power of MoneyWei Xiong, Professor […]

The Shōsōin Imperial Treasury: New Directions in Research

Sackler Building Auditorium 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, United States

The Shōsōin Treasury, located near the Tōdaiji monastery in Nara, Japan, houses over 9000 objects and ancient documents dating to the eighth century or earlier. These diverse objects showcase the […]