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Visiting Scholars Present: Parks in Modern China, Xinjiang, Water Conservancy Projects, and More

May 9, 2023 @ 12:30 pm 3:30 pm

Fairbank Center visiting scholars will share their research in China studies with the Harvard community. This workshop-style event will feature current research on parks in Modern China, Xinjiang, water conservancy projects, land development in China, and American China studies. There will be an opportunity for Q & A discussion following each short presentation. Please join us for all or some of the workshop! Lunch will be provided from 12:30 pm to participants. Welcome and introduction at 12:50 pm. Presentations begin at 1:00 pm.

Schedule of Presentations

1:00 – 1:25 pm | Zheng Lin, Associate Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University.
How Parks Shape Modern China: Culture, Politics and Everyday Life (1900-1950)

1:30 – 1:55 pm | Xiongfei Zheng, Professor, Beijing Normal University.
Land and Social Development II: Land Rent Theory and Its Contemporary Practice in China

1:55 – 2:05 pm Break

2:05 – 2:30 pm | Miwa Shimada, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University.
Water Conservancy Projects and National Integration in Modern and Contemporary China — Focusing on the influence of American and Japanese water engineers

2:35 – 3:00 pm | Hua Yang, Professor, Shandong University.
Research on American Chinese Studies in China (1978-2018)

In-person attendance only:
3:05 – 3:30 pm | Yajun Bao, Professor, Beijing Normal University.
Rethinking the Xinjiang Issue through the Perspective of Governance: A focus on the 2010s


Location: CGIS South, Room S153 | 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Organizer: Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

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