Harvard University Asia Center events for 9/6/13 – 9/28/13
Asia Bulletin: 9/6/13 – 9/28/13
Monday, September 16, 12 p.m.
Harvard South Asia Institute Global Health Seminar
Compulsory License and Access to Medicines: The Indian Experience to Date
V Lakshmikumaran, Founder and Managing Partner, Advocate and Patent Agent, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys; Founder and Managing Partner, Advocate and Patent Agent, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys
Wasserstein Hall B015, Harvard Law School
Sponsored by the Harvard Law School Program on the Legal Profession
Monday, September, 16, 3:00 p.m.
From Principles to Practice: Anti-Poverty and Improvement of Children’s Nutrition State in China
Mr. Lu Mai, Secretary-General, China Development Research Foundation
Moderated by Yuanli Liu, Director, Harvard School of Public Health China Initiative; Dean, School of Public Health, Peking Union Medical College
Room G3, Kresge Building, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health China Initiative and the China Medical Board
Tuesday, September 17, 10 a.m.
Between Integration and Coexistence: US and Chinese Strategies of World Order
Dr. Liselotte Odgaard, Royal Danish Defence College
Poetry Center, Sawyer Library, 73 Tremont Street, Boston
For more information contact email@example.com
Sponsored by the Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies at Suffolk University
Tuesday, September 17, 12:30 p.m.
Special Series on International Relations of East Asia
China’s Management of Anti-Japanese Protests, 2006-2012
JESSICA WEISS, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation
Bowie-Vernon Room K262, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
Tuesday, September 17, 4:30 p.m.
Orientation to the East Asian Legal Studies Program
Harvard Law School, Austin Hall, The Morgan Courtroom, Room 308
Thursday, September 19, 12:30 p.m.
Harvard South Asia Institute Harvard South Asia Institute Book Talk
India’s Foreign Policy and Regional Multilateralism
Arndt Michael, University of Freiburg
Chair: Tarun Khanna, Director, South Asia Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School
K262, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Friday, September 20, 12 p.m.
Harvard South Asia Institute Education Seminar Series
The Rebirth of Education
Lant Pritchett, Professor of the Practice of International Development, Harvard Kennedy School
Discussant: Akshay Mangla, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
S050, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA
Cosponsored with the International Education Policy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education
Friday, September 20, 12:30 p.m.
The Kennedy Legacy and U.S.-Japan Relations
YUKIO OKAMOTO, Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow, Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT; President, Okamoto Associates Inc.; and former Special Advisor to Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Ryutaro Hashimoto
JENNIFER LIND, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College
ANDREW GORDON, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute
Tsai Auditorium S010, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
Friday, September 20, 4:00 p.m.
Bakumatsu Benevolence: Social Welfare and Domain Reform in Nineteenth-Century Japan
MAREN EHLERS, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. East Asian Studies, Princeton 2011) and Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Moderator: David Howell, Professor of Japanese History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Reischauer Institute Japan Forum presentation
Porte Room S250, Second Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
Monday, September 23, 12:30 p.m.
Harvard South Asia Institute Book Talk
Citizenship and Its Discontents
Niraja Jayal, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi, India
Chair: Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
S030, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Tuesday, September 24, 12:30 p.m.
America’s Role in the Making of Japan’s Economic Miracle
Yusaku Horiuchi, Associate Professor of Government and Mitsui Chair in the Study of Japan, Dartmouth College
Michel Beckley, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Tufts University
Jennifer Miller, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Dartmouth College
Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation
Bowie Vernon Room K262, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:30 p.m.
Xi Jinping an d China’s Future: The Critical Issues
Dr. William Overholt, Senior Fellow, Harvard Asia Center and Fung Global Institute, Hong Kong;
Senior Research Fellow, Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School
S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.
Critical Issues Confronting China Seminar Series; co-sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Inaugural seminar in this new seminar series.
Thursday, September 26, 4:30 p.m.
The Production of Everyday Life in Postwar North Korea
Cheehyung Kim, ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Duke University
Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Thursday & Friday, September 26 & 27
Reischauer Institute 40th Anniversary Conference: Japan Re-Examined: Perspectives since 1973
To register and for additional details, visit http://projects.iq.harvard.
Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Friday, September 27, 1:30 – 6:30 p.m.
(Un)Building Colonial Space in Korea, 1910-1945
Hyung Il Pai, Professor, Korean History and East Asian Archaeology, UC Santa Barbara
Ellie Choi, Assistant Professor, Modern Korean Literature and Intellectual History, Cornell University
Se-mi Oh, Assistant Professor, Korean Literature and Visual Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jini Kim Watson, Associate Professor, English and Comparative Literature, New York University
Graduate School of Design Colloquium Organized by Melanie Sun-Min Park, MDesS’14, Timothy Hyde, Associate Professor of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Yukio Lippit, Professor of Japanese Art, Harvard University
Supported by the Korea Institute
Room 112 (Stubbins), Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy St.
Friday, September 27, 3:00 p.m.
Book Talk: The Invention of Religion in Japan
Jason Ananda Josephson, Chair and Associate Professor of Religion, Williams College
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Harvard Book Store book talk presentation
Friday, September 27 at 5 p.m.
Harvard South Asia Institute 10th Anniversary Celebration
South Asian Studies: Pasts and Futures
Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley
Introduction by Tarun Khanna, Director, South Asia Institute; Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School
Harvard University Loeb House, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Reception to follow
Saturday, September 28, Time TBA
Symposium: The Great Kanto Earthquake: Reconstructing National Disaster and Colonial Atrocity 90 Years Later
Alex Bates, Dickinson College
Andre Haag, University of New Mexico
Jinhee Lee, Eastern Illinois University
Jooeun Noh, University of Tokyo and Harvard-Yenching Institute
Kerry Smith, Brown University
Film Screening: Documentaries by director Choonkong Oh: “Hidden Scars: The Massacre of Koreans from the Arakawa River Bank to Shitamachi in Tokyo, 1923″ (1983) and “The Disposed-Of Koreans: The Great Kanto Earthquake and Camp Narashino” (1986). A roundtable discussion will follow the screenings.
Please contact Professor Kerry Smith at Kerry_Smith@brown.edu for more information.
Brown University, Pembroke Hall, 3rd Floor, 172 Meeting Street, Providence, Rhode Island