Asia

  • 2019 Oct 29

    On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A New York Times correspondent talks about her time in China

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Wexner 434AB, Harvard Kennedy School

    Join the Ash Center and Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics, and Public Policy for a discussion with Jane Perlez, former bureau chief for The New York Times in Beijing.

    Jane Perlez is a fall 2019 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, and most recently was the bureau chief for The New York Times in Beijing. She has been a long time foreign correspondent for The Times, serving in East Africa, Central Europe, Southeast Asia, and Pakistan. She was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan...

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  • 2019 Oct 25

    Vietnam: Party, State and Society in an Era of Great Power Rivalry

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    S020, Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

    Please join us for a Harvard University Asia Center event, co-sponsored by the Ash Center and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, featuring: 

    Opening remarks

    Chair: Professor Dwight Perkins, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard University

    The nature and limits of the party-state

    The Honorable Borje Ljunggren, Associate, Harvard Asia Center; former Swedish Ambassador to China and Vietnam

    Health equity and markets

    Dr. Lincoln Chen, President, China Medical Board

    Civil society, dissent and repression

    Dr. Eva Hansson, Coordinator, Forum for Asian Studies, Stockholm University

    Coping in an era of growing great power rivalry

    Professor Robert Ross, Political Science Department, Boston College

  • 2019 Oct 08

    China's Belt and Road Initiative: Impact and Perceptions in Europe

    12:00pm to 1:15pm

    Location: 

    Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th Floor, Harvard Kennedy School

    When China started promoting its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, Europe was always going to be a key destination for both the "Belt" and the "Maritime Road" with an open goal of targeting the European consumer market. While Beijing has tried to promote its initiative across Europe, the BRI concept remains unclear to a lot of Europeans. In addition, it has been hard to differentiate between Chinese foreign direct investments (with a total amount of EUR 17.3 billion in 2018, mainly in the UK, Germany and France) and BRI-related projects, which have been scarce in the European Union...

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  • 2019 Oct 07

    S.T. Lee Lecture -- A Flawed Giant: Zhou Enlai and China’s Prolonged Rise

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    JFK Jr Forum, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

    You are invited to the S.T. Lee Lecture presented by Chen Jian, the Distinguished Global Network Professor of History at NYU and NYU-Shanghai. Professor Chen's talk, entitled "A Flawed Giant: Zhou Enlai and China’s Prolonged Rise" will be moderated by Fred Logevall, the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at HKS. 

    Chen Jian is the Distinguished Global Network Professor of History at NYU and NYU-Shanghai, Hu Shih...

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  • 2019 Oct 03

    Book Talk -- China's Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development

    12:00pm to 1:15pm

    Location: 

    Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Ground Floor, Harvard Kennedy School

    Join us for a discussion with Kyle Jaros, author of China's Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development; Associate Professor in the Political Economy of China, University of Oxford. Meg Rithmire, F. Warren McFarlan Associate Professor of Business of Administration, Harvard Business School, will serve as a respondent. Ash Center Director Tony Saich, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, will moderate. 

    This is a brown bag lunch event, refreshments will not be...

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  • 2019 Sep 19

    JFK Jr Forum -- Hong Kong: the Future of One Country, Two Systems

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    JFK Jr Forum, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School
    Join Ash Center Director Tony Saich along with Shorenstein Fellow and New York Times Beijing bureau chief Jane Perlez, and University of Notre Dame Associate Professor of Political Science Victoria Tin-bor Hui for a discussion in the JFK Jr Forum on Hong Kong: the Future of One Country, Two Systems. This discussion is sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. 
  • 2019 Sep 04

    2019 Ash Center Open House

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Ash Center Foyer, 124 Mount Auburn St., Floor 2, Suite 200N

    Join us at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation’s 2019 Open House. 

    Learn about the Ash Center’s research, course offerings, and programs fostering excellence in democratic governance and innovation. Hear about our many student resources including travel grants, fellowships, experiential learning programs, and research opportunities. 

    Our faculty and fellows will be available to meet and answer questions during the event. Food and drink will be provided.

    RSVPs are not required but you can...

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