Latest Projects


Preserving and studying China’s visual history. Learn More

Taiwan Studies

The Fairbank Center has many initiatives supporting Taiwan Studies.

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60th Anniversary

In 2016-2017, the Fairbank Center celebrated 60 years at the forefront of research on China and East Asia at Harvard.

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Strategic Priorities


Developing and deploying new digital methods for the study of China’s past and present.

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China and
The world

Promoting new research and public understanding in China’s interaction with the rest of the world.

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Impact and

Solidifying and enhancing the Center as the leading institute for academic and policy-relevant scholarship on China.

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Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies