Past Events

  • 2017 Oct 13

    The Politics of Heat: the "Ondol Problem" and Forest Conservation in Colonial Korea

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room S250, Second Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    DAVID FEDMAN
    Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Irvine

    Moderator: Ian J. Miller, Associate Professor of History, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

  • 2017 Oct 10

    Why the Fishhead Faces Left and Other Tales: Learning from Food Workers in Japan

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    MERRY WHITE
    Professor of Anthropology, Boston University

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation
    Co-sponsored by Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
  • 2017 Sep 27

    Gallery Tour and Talk : IRRESOLUTION: The Paintings of Yoshiaki Shimizu

    Location: 

    Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse Gallery and Tsai Auditorium S010, Concourse Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    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 Sep 26

    Sino-Japanese Relations: What Went Wrong after 1992

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    EZRA VOGEL
    Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University

    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
    Co-sponsored by the Asia Center and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

  • 2017 Sep 22

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

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Concourse Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    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

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room S250, Second Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    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

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    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

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Concourse Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    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

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