Past Events

  • 2017 Sep 22

    But is it Art? The Reception of Post-War Japanese Prints

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Concourse Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    CHRISTOPHER REED
    Liberal Arts Professor of English and Visual Culture, Penn State College of the Liberal Arts

    Moderator: Melissa McCormick, Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation

  • 2017 Sep 21

    Teaching the Japan Disasters Digital Archive: Perspectives from Japan

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room S250, Second Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    Moderators: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, & Project Director, Japan Disasters Digital Archive, Harvard University; Akihiro Shibayama, Associate Professor, Disaster Digital Archive, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University; and Sebastien Boret, Assistant Professor, Disaster Digital Archive, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University

    Please note that this event is held on Thursday

    Reischauer Institute Special Presentation

  • 2017 Sep 19

    The National Security Paradigm in Japan’s Space Policy

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.

    SAADIA PEKKANEN
    Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle

    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation

  • 2017 Sep 15

    "I'd Rather Be Dead": Conflicts of Care at the End of Life

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Concourse Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    KAREN L. THORNBER
    Professor of Comparative Literature & East Asian Languages and Civilizations, & Director, Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University

    Moderator: Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, and Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation
    Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center, Korea Institute, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

  • 2017 Sep 12

    Can the U.S.-Japan Alliance Meet the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century?

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    DANIEL RUSSEL 
    Diplomat in Residence and Senior Fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute

    JOSEPH NYE 
    Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard Kennedy School

    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation

  • 2017 Sep 01

    Art Exhibition: IRRESOLUTION: The Paintings of Yoshiaki Shimizu

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse Gallery, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    September 27 (Wednesday) Special Events:
    3:00 - 4:00pm Gallery Tour with Artist Yoshiaki Shimizu
    Location: Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse Gallery

    4:00 - 5:00pm Presentation by Curator Yukio Lippit, Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University, in conversation with Artist Yoshiaki Shimizu
    Location: Tsai Auditorium S010

  • 2017 Feb 24

    In Pursuit of Reclusion: Okuhara Seiko (1837–1913) and the Gendering of Literati Art in Nineteenth-Century Japan

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Kang Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Yurika Wakamatsu
    Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
    PhD in Japanese Art History, Harvard University, 2016

    Moderator: Melissa McCormick
    Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University

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