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WorldWide Week at Harvard

WorldWide Week at Harvard
October 22 – 28, 2017

University wide Schedule

 

Events Presented by the Asia-Related Centers at Harvard University

ASIA CENTER AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10–MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017
ASEAN@50: Student Interpretations: An art exhibit by Harvard students from ASEAN countries
ASIAN CENTERS’ LOUNGE, 1ST FLOOR, CGIS SOUTH, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 12:30– 2:00PM
Critical Issues – Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power in the Pacific Century
Richard McGregor, author of Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power in the Pacific Century and The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers; former Washington and Beijing Bureau Chief for The Financial Times
CGIS SOUTH S020, BELFER CASE STUDY ROOM, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017 12:00-1:30 PM
Imperial Crossroads: Britain and the United States in the Far East, 1853-1945Ahn Doohwan, Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations, Seoul National University; HYI Visiting Scholar and Radcliffe Fellow in Residence
Chair/discussant: David Armitage, Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History, Harvard University
COMMON ROOM, 2 DIVINITY AVE., CAMBRIDGE
Harvard-Yenching Institute; co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017 12:15 PM
Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series: An Alternate View of the North Korea-U.S. RelationshipThe Honorable Donald P. Gregg, Former Ambassador to the Republic of Korea; former National Security Advisor, former CIA officer; Chairman; Pacific Century Institute, Los Angeles; Chairman Emeritus, The Korea Society, New York City
Discussants: Katharine Moon, Professor of Political Science & Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies, Wellesley College; nonresident Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy, The Brookings Institution John Park, Director, Korea Working Group and Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty
Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS
Chair: Karen Thornber, Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center; Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
Harvard University Asia Center; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University
KOREA INSTITUTE AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017 4:30-6:00 PM
“What was Different from Former Uprisings?: Candlelight Demonstration in 2016 and 2017”Tae Gyun Park, Kim Koo Visiting Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, 2017-18, Harvard University; Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University
Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
S050, CGIS SOUTH BUILDING, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET
Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
LAKSHMI MITTAL SOUTH ASIA INSTITUTE AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017 5:00-7:00 PM
Looking Back, Informing the Future: The 1947 Partition of British India
Speakers: Tarun Khanna, Director, Harvard South Asia Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Karim Lakhani, Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Director Harvard Innovation Science Laboratory; Rahul Mehrotra, Professor of Urban Design and Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design
TSAI AUDITORIUM, CGIS S010, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET

 

FAIRBANK CENTER FOR CHINESE STUDIES
MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017 12:30–2:00 PM
China’s Future Leadership: An Instant Analysis of China’s 19th Party Congress
Speakers: Mark Elliott, Anthony Saich, Joseph Fewsmith, Elizabeth Perry, Edward Wong, Huang Yasheng
CGIS SOUTH S020, BELFER CASE STUDY ROOM, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET
Cosponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
MONDAY OCTOBER 23, 2017 4:00–6:00 PM
China Humanities Seminar Tina Lu, Yale University
CGIS KNAFEL K262, 1737 CAMBRIDGE STREET
TUESDAY OCTOBER 24, 2017 12:30–2:00PM
Jack Downey and the Third Force in ChinaJohn Delury, Associate Professor of Chinese Studies, Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies
CGIS SOUTH S050, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET
TUESDAY OCTOBER 24, 2017 6:00–8:00PM
China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
Speakers: Ambassador Susan E. Rice (webcast), Jeremy Goldkorn
CGIS KNAFEL K262, 1737 CAMBRIDGE STREET
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 12:30– 2:00PM
Critical Issues – Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power in the Pacific Century
Richard McGregor, author of Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power in the Pacific Century and The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers; former Washington and Beijing Bureau Chief for The Financial Times
CGIS SOUTH S020, BELFER CASE STUDY ROOM, 1730 CAMBRIDGE STREET

 

EDWIN O. REISCHAUER INSTITUTE OF JAPANESE STUDIES & WCFIA PROGRAM ON U.S.-JAPAN RELATIONS

TUESDAY OCTOBER 24, 2017 12:30-2:00 PM
Japan’s Imperial Household and Abdication: The Contemporary Controversy in Historical Perspective
Speaker: Kenneth Ruoff, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University
Discussant: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University; Victor and William Fung Acting Director, Harvard University Asia Center (2016-2017)
Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University
BOWIE-VERNON ROOM K262, CGIS KNAFEL BLDG., 1737 CAMBRIDGE STREET

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 12:00 PM
Jomon Food Diversity, Climate Change and Long-term Sustainability: Lessons from Prehistoric JapanJunko Habu, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
TOZZER 203, TOZZER ANTHROPOLOGY BLDG., 21 DIVINITY AVE
Harvard Archaeology Seminar Series

FRIDAY OCTOBER 27, 2017 4:00-5:30 PM
The Role of the Prison Chaplain in the Japanese Correctional System
Speaker: Adam Lyons, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. Harvard University 2017, Religion); Moderator: Helen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society, Harvard University
S250, SECOND LEVEL, CGIS SOUTH BLDG., 1730

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