Asia Center

2018 Mar 01

Screening and Discussion of “Monuments and Other Things that Change” Add Event

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Level 0, Lecture Hall, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Filmed in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and produced by Masha Vlasova

Sponsored by the Film Study Center, Inner Asian and Altaic Studies, the Harvard University Asia Center and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

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2018 Mar 02

Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Workshop: Tokyo Urban History

4:00pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

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

Edo/Tokyo and Meiji Revolution
Megumi Matsuyama, Associate Professor of Modern History, Meiji University and Reischauer Institute Visiting Scholar

Approaches to the History of the Modern Japanese City
Jordan Sand, Professor of Japanese History and Culture, Georgetown University

Moderator: David L. Howell, Professor of Japanese History, Harvard University

Details: Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Workshop: Tokyo Urban History

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2018 Mar 02
2018 Mar 01

Making a Musical Vernacular in Christian Pyongyang: Annie L. Baird’s Chyanggajip (1915) in Japan-Colonized Korea

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

S050, Thomas Chan-Soo Kang  Room, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, MA

Korea Colloquium

Hyun Kyong Hannah Chang, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Details: Making a Musical Vernacular in Christian Pyongyang: Annie L. Baird’s Chyanggajip (1915) in Japan-Colonized Korea

Sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University; co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
 

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2018 Mar 01

Book Talk: The China Paradox - At the Front Line of Economic Transformation

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Suite 200 North, Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA

Dr. Paul G. Clifford, Author

Respondent; Jie Bai, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Moderator: Tony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs and Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Director

Details: Book Talk: The China Paradox - At the Front Line of Economic Transformation

Sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Director,...

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2018 Mar 01

Liquor, Vice, Goddess, Analogy: The Many Uses of Surā in South Asian Religions

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, CSWR, Harvard Divinity School, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA

James McHugh, Associate Professor of Religion at USC Dornsife

Details: Liquor, Vice, Goddess, Analogy: The Many Uses of Surā in South Asian Religions

Sponsored by South Asian Religions Colloquium, Harvard Divinity School
 

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2018 Mar 01

Constituent Order in Language and Thought: A Field-based Cognitive Neuroscientific Approach

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

136, Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Koizumi Masatoshi, Professor of Linguistics and Brain Science, Tohoku University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

Chair/discussant: C.-T. James Huang, Professor of Linguistics, Harvard University

Details: Constituent Order in Language and Thought: A Field-based Cognitive Neuroscientific Approach

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute; co-sponsored with the Department of...

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2018 Feb 28

Challenges to China’s Economy: At Home and Abroad

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

S020, Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Critical Issues Confronting China Seminar Series

David Dollar, Brookings Institution

Moderator: Ezra F. Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus, former Director of the Fairbank Center

Details: Challenges to China’s Economy: At Home and Abroad

Sponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
 

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2018 Feb 28

Pakistan’s Nuclear Program: A Story of Defiance, Deterrence & Deviance

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

324, Fainsod Room, Littauer Building, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA

Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series

Hassan Abbas, Professor of International Security Studies Chair of the Department of Regional and Analytical Studies

Details: Pakistan’s Nuclear Program: A Story of Defiance, Deterrence & Deviance

Sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
 

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2018 Feb 27

The Idea of Class in Modern Japan

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, 2nd floor, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

Professor Louise Young, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Moderator: Professor Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

Details: The Idea of Class in Modern Japan

Sponsored by the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, WCFIA, Harvard University  
 

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2018 Feb 17

Remembering Asma Jahangir

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy Schoool, 79 JFK St., Cambridge, MA

A gathering to celebrate and remember our dear friend and comrade, our hero Asma Jahangir

Confirmed speakers include Amartya Sen, Martha Chen, Sugata Bose, Homi Bhabha, and Sugata Bose among others.

Fierce upholder of the democratic political process and rule of law, Asma Jahangir defended the rights of women, children and religious and ethnic minorities, workers, peasants...

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2018 Feb 22

Two Formative Moments: Emergence of New Asian American and Southeast Asian American Activists in the late 1960s and in the Present

4:00pm

Location: 

S020, Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Carolyn Wong , Research Associate at the Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University

Corky Lee, American photographer

Details: Two Formative Moments: Emergence of New Asian American and Southeast Asian American Activists in the late 1960s...

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