Asia Center

2018 May 30

From Eco-Threat to Green Leader: Narratives of China’s Environment

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

S153, 1st Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Elizabeth Lord, An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

This talk aims to unpack dominant narratives about China’s environment, see how they spatialize China, and examine their assumptions and political implications. This talk argues that the environment increasingly serves as a new platform to ‘re-orientalize’ China, or construct China as an environmental ‘other,’ by those outside the country.

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2018 May 12

Bangladesh Rising: Conference at the Harvard Kennedy School

8:00am to 9:00am

Location: 

Loeb House, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Ricardo Hausmann, Director of Center for International Development at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Stuart L. Hart, Professor, University of Vermont, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, Founder of Enterprise for a Sustainable World

Charles Lacy, Angel investor in Bangladesh, President of Barred Rock Fund and former President of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream

Nasrul Hamid, MP, State Minister of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Bangladesh

Abul Kalam Azad, Principal SDG Coordinator at Bangladesh Prime Minister’s...

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2018 May 10

Are Asian Americans People of Color?

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge

Panel Discussion

Jessica Tang, Boston Teachers Union President

Dr. Josephine Kim, Harvard Professor and Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Komal Bhasin, Principal at UP Academy Leonard

Dr. Natasha K. Warikoo, Harvard Professor and Author of “The Diversity Bargain”

Dr. Kim Truong, Harvard Professor and Director of Diversity & Inclusion Programs at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Moderator: Tony DelaRosa, HGSE Pan Asian Coalition for Education - PACE Co-Chair

Opening...

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2018 May 10

CANCELLED: Old Robots, Second Lives, and More-than-Human Care for Aging Japanese

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S250, Porte Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation

Shawn M. Bender, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Dickinson College and Reischauer Institute Visiting Scholar

Moderator: Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, Harvard University

Details: Old Robots, Second Lives, and More-than-Human Care for Aging Japanese

 

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2018 May 07

Periodization is Like Luggage': Japanese Art History in Transcultural Perspective in the Early Twentieth Century

5:15pm

Location: 

S250, Porte Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Noriko Murai, Associate Professor, Sophia University and Reischauer Institute Visiting Scholar

Details: Periodization is Like Luggage': Japanese Art History in Transcultural Perspective in the Early Twentieth Century

Sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
 

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2018 May 07

Seeking Patterns: Close and Distant Readings of Two Collections of Tang唐 (618-907) Dynasty Anecdotes

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

K262, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Amelia Ying Qin, An Wang Post-Doctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Details: Seeking Patterns: Close and Distant Readings of Two Collections of Tang唐 (618-907) Dynasty Anecdotes

Sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

 

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2018 May 01

Fairbank Center Visiting Scholar Presentations

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

S153, 1st Floor, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Join this year’s Visiting Scholars as they provide a brief overview of their research and other accomplishments during the past academic year at the Fairbank Center.

Details: Fairbank Center Visiting Scholar Presentations

Sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University
 

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