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16th Annual OIE International Photo Contest

On Friday, February 7, 2020, the winners of the 16th Annual International Photo Contest were announced. This award ceremony and reception, hosted by the Office of International Education (OIE), featured photographs from Harvard College students who have studied, worked, interned, or done research abroad.

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Prof. Christina Davis Featured in Asahi Shimbun "Hito" Column

On January 29, 2020, Prof. Christina Davis, Professor in the Department of Government at Harvard University & Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, was featured in the "Hito" ("People") Column of the Asahi Shimbun, a leading newspaper in Japan. Effective January 1, 2020, Prof. Davis became Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, succeeding Prof.

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Prof. Melissa McCormick's New York Met Genji Exhibit named one of 2019's finest

The Washington Posts' Sebastian Smee named Professor Melissa McCormick's Tale of Genji exhibit (March 5-June 16, 2019) at the New York Metropolitan Art Museum among the top five art exhibits of the year. 

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2019 Noma-Reischauer Prizes in Japanese Studies

The 2019 Noma-Reischauer Prizes in Japanese Studies were presented on December 6. Established by Kodansha Publishers in 1995 and named in honor of Edwin O. Reischauer, the prizes are given annually to the best essays on Japan-related topics written by a Harvard undergraduate and graduate student.

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Research publication: "Marian Anderson's 1953 Concert Tour of Japan: A Transnational History"

The Reischauer Institute is pleased to announce a recent research publication about Marian Anderson's 1953 concert tour of Japan.

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