Urban China Lecture Series featuring  Zhang Qinghua

Presented via Zoom

Speaker:  Zhang Qinghua, Peking University Dr. Qinghua Zhang holds a professorship in the Department of Applied Economics at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. She also serves as the director of […]

Liu Qing - How the Idea of Tianxia Can Help Us to Reimagine the Global Order

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

Speaker: Liu Qing, Zijiang Distinguished Professor, East China Normal University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2023-24 Discussant: Peter K. Bol, Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University […]

Film Screening: Yi Yi (A One and a Two …), with introduction by Kalli Peng

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

Edward Yang’s cinematic swan song, released at the turn of the millennium, is a moving tapestry that weaves together the dissolution and reconstitution of the fragile subjectivities in an increasingly […]

Film Screening: A Confucian Confusion (Du li shi dai)

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

A satirical comedy with biting wit and a romance that is equally suspicious of and hopeful about love, this film ambitiously negotiates the coexistence of Confucianism with capitalism and democracy. In what […]

Urban China Lecture Series featuring  Margaret Hillenbrand

Presented via Zoom

Speaker:  Margaret Hillenbrand, Professor of Modern Chinese Literature and Culture; Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford University Dr. Hillenbrand's research focuses on literary and visual culture in twentieth-century China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, […]

Glen S. Fukushima - U.S. Trade Policy, Japan, and China

Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 1515 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Glen S. Fukushima, Vice Chair, Securities Investor Protection Corporation; Former Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan and China Glen S. Fukushima was nominated by President Joseph R. Biden […]

Generative AI for Chinese Studies - Advanced Workshop

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

Digital China Initiative is organizing two workshops on how to apply generative AI for Chinese studies. The workshop on 5 April will cover how to use open-source large language models on local […]

Film Screening: Mahjong (Ma jiang)

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

Mahjong is a game for four players, and the one who first collects winning sets of tiles wins. But the real game lies not in these rectangular pieces per se, […]