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Yangyang Cheng – Empires and Exiles: On Writing About Science and Technology Between China and the United States

November 27, 2023 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm

Speaker: Yangyang Cheng, Research Scholar in Law and Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School
Moderator: Victor Seow, Associate Professor of the History of Science, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University

Dr. Yangyang Cheng is a Research Scholar in Law and Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center, where her work focuses on the development of science and technology in China and U.S.‒China relations. Her essays on these and related topics have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Nation, WIRED, MIT Technology Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, and many other publications, and have received awards from the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), and Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Born and raised in China, Cheng received her PhD in physics from the University of Chicago and her bachelor’s from the University of Science and Technology of China’s School for the Gifted Young. Before joining Yale, she worked on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for over a decade, most recently at Cornell University and as an LHC Physics Center Distinguished Researcher at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.


November 27, 2023
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Harvard University Asia Center
Department of the History of Science


CGIS South, Room S050

1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 United States

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