Chinese Art

Chinese Art

A world debut of an exhibit of dazibao and woodcuts from 1960's China is on display in the CGIS South Asia Center's lobby. The exhibit is entitled "Red & Black Revolution."

Red & Black Revolution

1960s-Era Chinese Political Posters Put on Display at Fairbank Center

“They are also remembered as ‘blotting out the sky and covering the Earth,’” Li said, referencing the posters’ omnipresence in 1960s China.


China Experts Analyze 19th Party Congress

Chinese President Xi Jingping may continue to centralize his power even as the country’s ideological balance remains constant, experts predicted at the event.

Wang Shi talk

Chinese Billionaire Talks Entrepreneurship, Expeditions, and Education

​Chinese billionaire Wang Shi visited Harvard over the weekend, delivering a sold-out lecture in Mandarin Chinese about his experiences in business and Western academia.

On Campus


Students celebrate the Full Moon and Mid-Autumn Festival, hosted by Harvard-Radcliffe Chinese Students Association and and Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe, with mooncakes and stargazing.

Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou

Former Taiwanese President Speaks Out for Improved China-Taiwan Relations

​Former President of Taiwan Ma Ying-jeou discussed his experience in public service and reaffirmed Taiwan’s commitment to improving relations with mainland China at a lecture on Monday.

Crimson falls to Stanford in China
On Campus

Crimson falls to Stanford in China

Corey Johnson ‘20 was unable to get it going from the three point line against Stanford for the Crimson. The Crimson fell to Stanford during the Pac-12 China game, with a final score of 80-70.

College Life

In Shanghai, Vice Provost Condemns Men’s Soccer ‘Scouting Reports’

Vice Provost Mark Elliott applauded University President Drew G. Faust for asking the Office of the General Counsel to review the men’s soccer team, whose actions he called “scandalous.”

Visual Arts

Design School Exhibit Challenges Perceptions of Modern Chinese Architecture

A Graduate School of Design exhibit uses 60 models to challenge perceptions of modern Chinese architecture.

Mid Autumn Lanterns

Mid Autumn Lanterns

Brightly colored lanterns frame the Science Center Plaza as part of the Fairbank Center's Mid-Autumn Festival on Thursday.

Yidan Visits
Higher Education

Chinese Internet Service Co-Founder Promotes Ed Prize at Harvard

Charles Chen Yidan, co-founder of one of China’s most popular Internet service portals, visited Harvard last Thursday to raise awareness about a new educational prize he founded.


Professor First to Translate Chinese Poet's Complete Works

University Professor Stephen Owen completed an eight-year-long project to translate Chinese poet Du Fu’s 1,400 poems into English, aiming to make the works more accessible.

Social Sciences Division

Fairbank Center Forms Student Group, Citing Interest in China

Members of the newly-formed Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Student Advisory Committee met for the first time this week to discuss how to increase undergraduate involvement at the Center.


Colleagues Remember Philip A. Kuhn As Mentor and Scholar

Former students and colleagues remembered Philip A. Kuhn ’54, once director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and professor of History and East Asian Languages, for his contributions to Chinese studies and mentorship of graduate students.

"Empty Chairs."

"Empty Chairs."