He was renowned for his close study of Chinese communism, died of heart failure on Feb. 10 at the age of 88. He was one of the leading scholars on the Chinese Cultural Revolution and served in multiple leadership positions at the University.
Charles Chen Yidan, a co-founder of Tencent,visited the Harvard Graduate School of Education this week for a conference showcasing the work of the 2017 recipients of his award for education innovators.
“They are also remembered as ‘blotting out the sky and covering the Earth,’” Li said, referencing the posters’ omnipresence in 1960s China.
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.
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.
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.”
A Graduate School of Design exhibit uses 60 models to challenge perceptions of modern Chinese architecture.
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.
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.