Past Events

  • 2018 Feb 09

    Myth for a New World: Language and Philology in 18th Century Japan

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    MATTHIEU FELT
    Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. in Premodern Japanese Literature, Columbia University, 2017)

    Moderator: David L. Howell, Professor of Japanese History, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation

  • 2018 Feb 09

    Harvard East Asia Society Conference: (De)Constructing Boundaries

    Location: 

    CGIS South Concourse, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
    (All day)

    Opening and Closing Remarks:
    XIAOFEI TIAN, Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University
    JAMES ROBSON, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Keynote Speakers:
    KAREN THORNBER, Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
    JOHN PARK, Director of the Korea Working Group and an Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

    For more information, please view here

  • 2018 Feb 02

    Searching for a Social Order: The Sociology and Afterlives of Law in Japanese-Occupied China

    Location: 

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

    COLIN P.C. JONES
    Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. in Japanese History, Columbia University, 2017)

    Moderator: Andrew Gordon
    Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University


    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation co-sponsored by Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School; and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

  • 2018 Jan 23

    The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Employment: Implications for an Aging Japan

    Location: 

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

    ATSUSHI SEIKE, Executive Advisor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Labor Economics, Keio University

    Discussant: Mary C. Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology and Chair, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

    Moderator: Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies, Harvard Law School

    Program on U.S.–Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center Seminar co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies

  • 2017 Dec 07

    Book Talk: "Media Theory in Japan" (Alexander Zahlten)

    Location: 

    The Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave.
    4:00pm to 5:30pm

     

    To mark the occasion of Professor Zahlten’s new publication Media Theory in Japan (Duke UP, 2017), co-edited with Marc Steinberg, HYL will hold a public discussion 対談 led by two distinguished scholars on Media Studies:

    ALEXANDER ZAHLTEN, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
    SHUNYA YOSHIMI, Edwin O. Reischauer Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; Professor and Vice President, University of Tokyo

    Light Refreshment will be served

    Harvard Yenching Library Book Talk Series

  • 2017 Dec 05

    Plasmatic Empire: Animated Filmmaking in the Manchukuo Film Association, 1937-1945

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    DAISY YAN DU
    Assistant Professor, Division of Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; HYI Visiting Scholar

    Chair/discussant
    Jie Li, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    For more information on the talk, please view here

    Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk

  • 2017 Dec 01

    Muromachi Ink Painters Lost and Imagined

    Location: 

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

    AARON RIO
    Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Curator of Japanese and Korean Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art

    Moderator: Yukio Lippit, Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation

  • 2017 Nov 28

    Panel: Shinzo Abe Scorecard: How’s He Faring after Five Years?

    Location: 

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

    TOBIAS HARRIS
    Vice President, Teneo Intelligence

    ANDREW OROS
    Professor of Political Science and International Studies and Director of International Studies, Washington College

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation
    Special Series on the Future of East Asia

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