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The title of Changjiang Scholar is often considered the most prestigious academic award conferred in China, and is rarely granted to foreigners or to social scientists.
The Harvard China Project, a research program on China's environment and energy system based at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, plans to use grant money it received to conduct research on the future of renewable energy sources in China.
Several Harvard faculty members said the announcement of new U.S. and China targets for carbon emissions signifies first step for international cooperation to combat climate change.
Will China stand in Russia's way or partner with it to create a new world order? Expert Vitaly Kozyrev discussed that question Wednesday afternoon.
Experts disagreed whether tension between China and the U.S. in the East China Sea has the potential to escalate to global conflict on the scale of World War I by October 2015 at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Wednesday night.
The JFK Jr. Forum at the Institute of Politics hosted a panel event on Tuesday evening on the future of Hong Kong with Chinese lawyer Chak Ming Chan, T.M. Chang Professor of China Studies William C. Kirby, College student Heather L. Pickerell '15, and moderator Anthony Saich.
A panel of scholars and former U.S. diplomats argued that the current conflict in Hong Kong has historical roots during a seminar Wednesday afternoon.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson spoke about failures during the 2008 financial crisis, U.S.-China relations, and climate change at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday.
Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin, who donated $15 million to the University last July, shared their views on education and philanthropy with hundreds of students on Wednesday.
The action was originally conceived by Heather L. Pickerell ’15 as a chance for those on Harvard’s campus to raise awareness about the protests.
Claudia Rosett, former editorial-page editor of The Asian Wall Street Journal in 1989, shares a banner with the words, "Crusade against Xiaoping" from the 1989 Tiananmen movement. Journalists who were present at the Tiananmen massacres share their emotional experiences in Fong auditorium on the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Movement.
Matthew Nordan of MNL Partners speaks at the Harvard China Forum on Saturday afternoon. The panel of five in Science Center B was only one of numerous presentations throughout the weekend.
A full audience listens to panelists discuss topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and modern development in China at the Harvard China Forum on Saturday.