Asia

  • 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 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 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 Professor of History Emeritus and, from...

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  • 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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