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2015 Feb 05

Korea Institute: Social Hierarchy and Civil Society in South Korea: Class, Gender, Ethnicity/Nation

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

S250, Porté Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Seungsook Moon, Professor of Sociology, Vassar College; Sang-kee Kim Visiting Professor of the Social Sciences, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Department of Sociology, Harvard University

Chaired by Paul Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Abstract
Building upon empirically grounded studies of civil society in contemporary Asia and beyond, this study examines how such enduring social hierarchy...

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2015 Feb 04

Yenching Institute: Human Rights, Coercive Power, and the Idea of Global Justice

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Tan Ankui (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University)

Chair/discussant: Eric Beerbohm (Frederick S. Danzinger Associate Professor of Government and Social Studies, Harvard University)

Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute

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2015 Apr 14

Yenching Institute: Why Did Old Chinese Coins Dominate Medieval Japan?

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave.

For more information see the Harvard-Yenching Institute Website.

Kuroda Akinobu (Professor of East Asian History, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo)
Chair/Discussant: David Howell (Professor of Japanese History, Department of East Asian Languages &...

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Yenching Institute: Nurturing the Unconscious/Naturalizing the Uncanny: Terunobu Fujimori Architecture and Post-Apocalyptic Symbolism

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave.

See more on the Harvard-Yenching Institute Website

Kim Hyon-Sob (Professor, Department of Architecture, Korea University; HYI Visiting Scholar)
Chair/discussant: Melissa McCormick (Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilization,...

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2015 Mar 25

Weatherhead Center: "The Case for the Establishment of Truth Commissions in Europe"

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room)

For more info see the Weatherhead Center website.

Speaker:

Thomas Weber, Professor of History and International Affairs; Director, Centre for Global Security and Governance, University of Aberdeen; Visiting Scholar, Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Heather Conrad
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2015 Apr 24

Reischauer Institute: The Ryukyuan languages: A Window on the History of the Japanese Archipelago | Thomas Pellard

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Kang Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, 1730 Cambridge St.

Thomas Pellard, National Center for Scientific Research, France

Moderator: Wesley Jacobsen, Professor of Practice of the Japanese Language & Director, Japanese Language Program, and Acting Director, Reischauer Institute,...

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