Events

China Humanities Seminar featuring Kaijun Chen – Materiality is Uncertainty: Furniture, Hairpins and Fireworks in Jin Ping Mei

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

Speaker: Kaijun Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, Brown University This project responds to a candid question I had while reading Jin Ping Mei. The novel is packed …

China Humanities Seminar featuring Kaijun Chen – Materiality is Uncertainty: Furniture, Hairpins and Fireworks in Jin Ping Mei

Debt and Financial Risk from China’s Real Estate Sector: Michael Pettis and Hui Shan

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Michael Pettis, Professor of Finance, Peking UniversityHui Shan, Managing Director and Chief China Economist, Goldman Sachs Concluding Remarks:William Overholt, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School Moderators:Richard Yarrow …

Debt and Financial Risk from China’s Real Estate Sector: Michael Pettis and Hui Shan

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Taisu Zhang: The Ideological Foundations of Qing Taxation: Belief Systems, Politics, and Institutions

Room S030, CGIS South 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Speaker: Taisu Zhang, Professor of Law and History, Yale UniversityHow states develop the capacity to tax is a question of fundamental importance to political science, legal theory, economics, sociology, and …

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Taisu Zhang: The Ideological Foundations of Qing Taxation: Belief Systems, Politics, and Institutions

Panel Discussion – Post-Communist Party Congress: What’s Next for China?

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

Speakers:Joseph Fewsmith, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University Pardee School of Global StudiesLucy Hornby, Visiting Scholar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Former Beijing correspondent, Financial TimesAnthony Saich, Director …

Panel Discussion – Post-Communist Party Congress: What’s Next for China?

China Economy Lecture featuring Jonas Nahm – Collaborative Advantage: Forging Green Industries in the New Global Economy

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Jonas Nahm, Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Nahm's new book examines the development of wind and solar industries in China, Germany, and …

China Economy Lecture featuring Jonas Nahm – Collaborative Advantage: Forging Green Industries in the New Global Economy

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Benno Weiner – This Absolutely is not a Hui Rebellion! The Ethnopolitics of Great Nationality Chauvinism in Early-Maoist China

CGIS South Room S354 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Benno Weiner, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon UniversityDr. Weiner is a historian of Modern China, Tibet and Inner Asia. His research revolves around China’s contested and possibly incomplete transition from …

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Benno Weiner – This Absolutely is not a Hui Rebellion! The Ethnopolitics of Great Nationality Chauvinism in Early-Maoist China