Former Australian Prime Minister Rudd Talks U.S.-China Relations at IOP
Former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd discussed the current state of U.S.-China relations and the possibility of future conflict at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday night.
Six Harvard Affiliates Win Schwarzman Scholarships
Six University affiliates – including three Harvard seniors – learned Thursday they will have the opportunity to earn a Master’s degree in Beijing next year through the Schwarzman Scholars program.
Harvard Kennedy School Hosts Lecture on China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Harvard Kennedy School research fellow Phillipe Le Corre described the complex strategies China has used to expand investment and the mixed reaction it has elicited from many European countries. His roughly 30-minute lecture drew approximately 100 attendees.
IOP Event on China
Chen Jian, a Professor of History at Cornell, spoke at the JFK Jr. Forum about China and his forthcoming book about Zhou Enlai Monday evening.
Chen Jian Discusses Zhou Enlai at JFK Jr. Forum
Chen Jian, a history professor at Cornell University, discussed his upcoming biography of Zhou Enlai — the first Premier of the People's Republic of China — examining Zhou's role in Chinese political history, during a talk at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Monday evening.
Bacow Makes First Official Trip to Asia, Defends Academic Freedom and Harvard’s Global Presence
In his second international trip, University President Lawrence S. Bacow defended academic freedom and outlined his vision for Harvard’s future in China, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Roderick MacFarquhar, Prolific Author and Professor of Chinese History, Dies at 88
He was renowned for his close study of Chinese communism, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 at the age of 88. He was one of the leading scholars on the Chinese Cultural Revolution and served in multiple leadership positions at the University.
East Meets West: 88rising Comes to Harvard
88rising founder Sean Miyashiro and Chinese hip-hop group Higher Brothers came to campus Thursday afternoon to discuss Asian hip-hop and cultural appropriation.
Tencent Co-Founder and Education Prize Winners Visit Ed School
Charles Chen Yidan, a co-founder of Tencent,visited the Harvard Graduate School of Education this week for a conference showcasing the work of the 2017 recipients of his award for education innovators.
1960s-Era Chinese Political Posters Put on Display at Fairbank Center
“They are also remembered as ‘blotting out the sky and covering the Earth,’” Li said, referencing the posters’ omnipresence in 1960s China.
A world debut of an exhibit of dazibao and woodcuts from 1960's China is on display in the CGIS South Asia Center's lobby. The exhibit is entitled "Red & Black Revolution."
China Experts Analyze 19th Party Congress
Chinese President Xi Jingping may continue to centralize his power even as the country’s ideological balance remains constant, experts predicted at the event.
Chinese Billionaire Talks Entrepreneurship, Expeditions, and Education
Chinese billionaire Wang Shi visited Harvard over the weekend, delivering a sold-out lecture in Mandarin Chinese about his experiences in business and Western academia.
Former Taiwanese President Speaks Out for Improved China-Taiwan Relations
Former President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou discussed his experience in public service and reaffirmed Taiwan’s commitment to improving relations with mainland China at a lecture on Monday.