Critical Issues Confronting China Series featuring Austin Strange – China’s Overseas Infrastructure: Bumps Along the Road to Global Influence?

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

Speaker: Austin Strange, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong Infrastructure is at the heart of China’s growing, controversial presence in global […]

Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy Workshop featuring Joseph Torigian – Succession Politics and the Xi Family in the 1980s: The “Three Types of People,” “Princelings,” and Center-Provincial Relations in Hebei and Fujian

CGIS South, Room S050 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Joseph Torigian, Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University After the Cultural Revolution, a three-fold succession crisis loomed for the People’s Republic of China. First, at the very […]

“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, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) China Maritime Studies Institute (CMSI); Visiting Professor, Government Department, Harvard University; Associate in Research, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.M. Taylor Fravel, Arthur and […]

Contesting Territory, Asserting Sovereignty beyond China’s Borders

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Darshana M. Baruah, Fellow, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceAndrew Chubb, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Politics and International Relations, Lancaster UniversityIsaac B. Kardon, Senior Fellow for China Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceModerators:Nargis Kassenova, Senior Fellow; Director, Program on Central Asia, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian StudiesJames Evans, Ph.D. Candidate in History, […]

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. […]

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 […]