Events

Fairbank Center Inaugural Director’s Seminar: Impact of COVID-19 on China’s Economy

Read a summary of the event here. Moderator and Commentator: Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University; Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton; Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama. Presenter: Martin Raiser, World Bank Country Director for China and Mongolia Commentators: Dwight Perkins, Harold Hitchings …

Fairbank Center Inaugural Director’s Seminar: Impact of COVID-19 on China’s Economy

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar: Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in China, India, and the United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URIoKLJrb8o https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/impact-of-covid-19-on-mental-health-in-china-india-and-the-us-fairbank-center-directors-seminar?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Read the transcript of the event here. Moderator: Arthur Kleinman, Professor of Medical Anthropology, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Panelists: Xiao Shuiyuan, Professor, Central South University, Xianya School of Public Health …

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar: Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in China, India, and the United States

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar – Myths and Realities in Sino-American Relations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1oY9_6u0qY&t=2137s https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/myths-and-realities-in-sino-american-relations-fairbank-center-directors-seminar?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Speaker: William Overholt, Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy SchoolModerator: Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University; Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton; Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama. Introduction by: Winnie Chi-Man Yip, Professor of Global Health Policy and Economics, Department of Global …

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar – Myths and Realities in Sino-American Relations

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar Series featuring David Yang – AI-tocracy: the Political Economy of AI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jprZzHG68vE&feature=youtu.be https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/ai-tocracy-the-political-economy-of-ai-with-david-yang?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Read the transcript of the event here. Speaker: David Yang, Assistant Professor Economics, Harvard University The conventional wisdom suggests a misalignment between autocracy and technological innovation. In this project, we examine whether there exists a political and economic alignment between the monitoring aims of autocracies and the innovative aims of AI firms. We gather comprehensive …

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar Series featuring David Yang – AI-tocracy: the Political Economy of AI

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar featuring Kerry Ratigan – Social Policy and Decentralization in China

https://youtu.be/1zocRxRANdE https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/social-policy-and-decentralization-in-china-with-kerry-ratigan?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Speaker: Kerry Ratigan, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Amherst College China is widely known for its strong central government, but the center needs the provinces to implement policies …

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar featuring Kerry Ratigan – Social Policy and Decentralization in China

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar featuring Martin K. Whyte – China’s Hukou System: How an Engine of Development Has Now Become a Major Obstacle

https://youtu.be/2H7cFvQqv-4 https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/chinas-hukou-system-with-martin-k-whyte?in=fairbank-center/sets/public-lecture-series-fairbank Read the transcript of the event here. Speaker: Martin K. Whyte, John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology, Emeritus, and former director of the Fairbank Center for …

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar featuring Martin K. Whyte – China’s Hukou System: How an Engine of Development Has Now Become a Major Obstacle