Events

Adrian Zenz – Xinjiang Update: What New Documents Tell Us About Beijing’s Evolving Internment Policy

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

Read our blog post on the event: Xinjiang Update: Beijing’s Evolving Internment Policy Speaker: Adrian Zenz, Senior Fellow and Director in China Studies, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Moderator: Mark C. Elliott, Vice Provost for International Affairs, Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History, Harvard University Since the start of Beijing’s campaign of […]

2023 China Law Symposium: Reacquainting with China through Common Interests – Double Reduction Policy in China: An Educational Double-Edged Sword?

WCC 1015, Wasserstein Hall 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

2023 China Law Symposium: Reacquainting with China through Common InterestsThe Harvard Law School China Law Association (CLA) will host its annual China Law Symposium, “Reacquainting with China through Common Interests,” over the first two weeks of April. This year, we are highlighting topics of common interest to China and the United States, ranging across the […]

Wangdao and Leadership: A Zoom Talk by Stan Shih

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Stan Shih, Co-founder & Honorary Chairman, Acer Group Presented via Zoom. Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1rO8EfocTC27eSYbRM7jaA Venue

Chu Xiaobai – Jesus and Modernity in Republican China

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

Speaker: Chu Xiaobai, Professor, Department of Chinese Literature and Culture, East China Normal University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23 Discussant: Chloë Starr, Professor of Asian Christianity and Theology, Yale Divinity School Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar Talk Seating is limited. Masks are required for all in-person audience members. Venue

Critical Issues Confronting China featuring Yan Xuetong – US-China Competition in the Coming Decade

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

Speaker: Yan Xuetong, Dean, Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University Discussant: Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations, Harvard University Also available on Zoom. Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_H0JzdYljR3i0m2jLjBgakQ Venue

Robert Ross: ​Wedge Strategies and Alliance Politics: Chinese Coercion and the U.S.-Philippine Alliance

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Robert S. Ross, Professor of Political Science, Boston CollegeModerator: James Robson, James C. Kralik, and Yunli Lou Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Harvard College Professor; Victor and William Fung Director, Asia Center, Harvard University This talk examines China’s wedge strategy toward the U.S.-Philippine alliance during the presidency of Benigno Aquino III. Although the […]

Sinophone Southeast Asian Crossings:
A Symposium on Nanyang Culture, History, and Memory

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

Panel 1: 2:00 - 3:20pmSpeaker: Chan Cheow Thia, National University of Singapore, Author of Malaysian CrossingsRespondent: Mei Nan Mingxue, Harvard UniversityPanel 2: 3:40-5pmSpeaker: Li Zishu, Author of The Age of GoodbyesRespondent: Jannis Jizhou Chen, Harvard UniversityAlso via Zoom. Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NC-Rw5ksTZiNT9H9_73F7w Venue

2023 China Law Symposium: Reacquainting with China through Common Interests – Blockchain from a Chinese Perspective

WCC 2004, Wasserstein Hall 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

2023 China Law Symposium: Reacquainting with China through Common InterestsThe Harvard Law School China Law Association (CLA) will host its annual China Law Symposium, “Reacquainting with China through Common Interests,” over the first two weeks of April. This year, we are highlighting topics of common interest to China and the United States, ranging across the […]

China Humanities Seminar featuring Nicholas Standaert – The Chinese Gazette in European Sources: Joining the Global Public in the Early Qing Dynasty

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

Speaker: Nicolas Standaert, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) The Chinese gazette as a publicly available government publication was distributed in a variety of formats since the twelfth century. Little is known, however, about its form and content before 1800. By looking at European sources, this presentation shows how they offer a unique way of expanding the […]

Urban China Series featuring Su Xiaobo: Urbanization and the Political Economy of Border Control in China

Presented via Zoom

Photo by 瑞丽江的河水 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=70263825 (License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/) Speaker: Su Xiaobo, University of Oregon Border cities in hinterland China have been reshaped as hotbeds of investment ever since the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). They have become new economic centers to facilitate cross-border flows between China and neighboring […]

Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy Series featuring Tyler Jost – Authoritarian Arming: Domestic Threats and the Origins of China’s Military Modernization

CGIS South Room S250 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Speaker: Tyler Jost, Assistant Professor of Political Science, International & Public Affairs and Watson Institute Assistant Professor of China Studies, Brown University. Since the late 1980s, China has transformed the People’s […]