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September 2018

Jennifer Altehenger – A History of Legal Lessons: law, propaganda, and the state in socialist China

September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS South Room S250, 1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138-4453 United States
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Speaker: Jennifer Altehenger, King's College London In 2016, the PRC embarked on the seventh five-year plan for the popularization of law. Today, the dissemination of basic legal knowledge is an established part of CCP governance, closely associated with the extensive legal reforms that followed the death of Mao Zedong in 1976. Yet people learned about laws under state auspices throughout the twentieth-century (and before). Following the establishment of the PRC in 1949, the CCP carried out numerous campaigns to get…

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David Barboza – Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

September 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: David Barboza - The New York Times Check back soon for more information!

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Rob Efird – Environment in Asia Lecture Series

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Robert Efird, Professor of Anthropology and Asian studies, Seattle University

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Leta Hong Fincher – Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Leta Hong Fincher, Author Leta Hong Fincher 洪理达 is author of the book Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China (Verso 2018). On the eve of International Women’s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days. The Feminist Five became a global cause célèbre, with Hillary Clinton speaking out on their behalf, and activists inundating social media with #FreetheFive messages. But the Feminist Five are only symbols of a much larger feminist movement…

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Panel Discussion: The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Panelists: Fabio Lanza, University of Arizona Ellen Shrecker, Yeshiva University Andy Gordon, Harvard University Joseph Esherick, University of California San Diego Partha Chatterjee, Columbia University Lien-Hang Nguyen, Columbia University Bruce Cumings, University of Chicago Moderator: Karen Thornber, Harvard University Asia Center Co-Sponsored by: Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Harvard University Asia Center Korea Institute Mittal South Asia Institute

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Frank Lavin – Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Ambassador Frank Lavin, CEO of Export Now Check back soon for more information!

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Fabio Lanza – Liberation through Labor? The Urban Commune Experiment in Beijing

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Fabio Lanza, University of Arizona In the years between 1958 and 1962, the Urban Commune movement was promoted as a radical effort to change the daily lives of city residents. By inserting women into the “productive” life of factory work, the movement also aimed at achieving a new form of everyday, based on a true equality of gender relationships, one achieved through the shared creativity of manual labor. While the movement failed, it nonetheless brought to the fore some of the crucial tensions that marred the search for…

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October 2018

Tansen Sen – Modern China Lecture Series

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Tansen Sen, New York University Shanghai

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Adrian Zenz – Recent Developments in Xinjiang

October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Adrian Zenz, Lecturer in social research methods, European School of Culture & Theology, Germany Moderator: Mark Elliott, Vice Provost, International Affairs, Harvard University Co-Sponsored by: Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies East Asian Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program  

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

October 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Alex des Forges – 19th Century Prose and its Socio-Cultural Context

October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, 2 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Alex des Forges, University of Massachusetts - Boston

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Reischauer Lecture Series – Stephen Owen

October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Speaker: Stephen Owen, James Bryant Conant University Professor, Emeritus, Harvard University

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John Osburg – Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: John Osburg, University of Rochester Check back soon for more information!

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Reischauer Lecture Series – Stephen Owen

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Speaker: Stephen Owen, James Bryant Conant University Professor, Emeritus, Harvard University

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

October 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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November 2018

Fan Gang – Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Fan Gang, professor at the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and at the Peking University HSBC Business School, as well as the director of China's National Economic Research Institute (NERI). Co-sponsored by the Unirule Institute of Economics Check back soon for more information!

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China Ecnomomy Panel Discussion: 40 years of Reform and Opening: Achievements and Challenges

November 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Panelists: ZHANG Shuguang is a researcher at the Economic Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a professor of Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a doctoral supervisor, the co-founder and chairman of the academic committee of Unirule, and a part-time professor at the Northwestern University, Zhongshan University, Zhejiang University and Nankai University, and the chairman of the academic committee of private research center with Zhejiang University. ZHOU Qiren is a professor of economics and former…

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Denise Ho – Modern China Lecture Series

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Denise Ho, Yale University

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

November 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

November 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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December 2018

Paul Evans: Averting Sino-American Conflict: What Would Fairbank Do?

December 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Paul Evans, University of British Columbia  

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

December 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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February 2019

Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

February 6, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Christopher Atwood: Environment in Asia Lecture Series

February 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South Room S050, 1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Christopher Atwood, Professor, Mongolian and Chinese Frontier & Ethnic History, University of Pennsylvania

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

February 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zuoyue Wang – Modern China Lecture Series

February 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS Knafel K262, 1737 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Zuoyue Wang, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

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Karl Eikenberry – Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

February 20, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Speaker: Karl Eikenberry, Stanford University Check back soon for more information!

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

February 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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March 2019

Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

March 6, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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March 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Anne Reinhardt – Modern China Lecture Series

March 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS South Room S250, 1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138-4453 United States
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Speaker: Anne Reinhardt, Williams College

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

March 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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April 2019

Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

April 3, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Felix Boecking – Modern China Lecture Series

April 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Cambridge, MA 02138-4453 United States
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Speaker: Felix Boecking, University of Edinburgh

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

April 10, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

April 17, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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April 24, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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May 2019

Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

May 1, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Wen-hsin Yeh – Modern China Lecture Series

May 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CGIS South Room S250, 1730 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138-4453 United States
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Speaker: Wen-hsin Yeh, University of California at Berkeley

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Critical Issues Confronting China Lecture Series

May 8, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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