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Sushi Sushi! A Discussion of Japanese Food and Values

Sushi, Sushi 寿司寿司

With Harvard’s Theodore Bestor Monday, October 25 at 5:30pm McDermott Conference Room, Donahue Building 41 Temple Street

Cultural anthropologist Theodore Bestor, a specialist on contemporary Japanese culture, will talk about the confluence of food and cultural values among the Japanese today. The audience will sample freshly made sushi. Sponsored by the Rosenberg [...]

China Town Hall Forum

Monday, October 18, 2010 7pm Sargent Hall, R496 120 Tremont Street, Suffolk University Law School

U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman will speak about issues in U.S.-China relations and take questions from the audience via live video feed. Douglas Spelman, Deputy [...]

Academic Year Full of Visiting Scholar Events

The Rosenberg Institute is proud to announce a new academic year of events with visiting scholars:

Suffolk Cinema Series Hidden Warriors: Women on the Ho Chi Minh trail With Director Dr. Karen Gottschang Turner, College of the Holy Cross Turner, author of Even the Women Must Fight: Memories of War from North Vietnam and China [...]

Global and Economic Implications of China’s Sex Ratio Imbalance, April 16th

A lecture by Shang-Jin Wei, of Columbia University

Thursday, April 16th, 2009 5:30pm Sargent Hall, room 295 120 Tremont Street Dr. Shang-Jin Wei is Professor of Finance and Economics and N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy at Columbia University, and Director of Working Group on the Chinese Economy and Research Associate at the [...]

Japanese Health Insurance and the Cosmetic Surgery Room

A lecture by Mark Ramseyer, of Harvard Law School Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:00pm Poetry Center, Mildred F. Sawyer Library (3rd floor) 73 Tremont St

Mark Ramseyer is the Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at Harvard University. Over the past several years, his research has focused on the finance and governance of Japanese firms. [...]

North Korea: No longer the Axis of Evil?

A lecture by Bruce Cumings, of the University of Chicago

Tuesday, March. 24, 2009 2:30pm Munce Conference Room, Archer 110 20 Derne Street, Boston

Bruce Cumings’ research and teaching focus on modern Korean history, 20th century international history, U.S.-East Asian relations, East Asian political economy,and American foreign relations. His first book, The Origins of [...]

Peter Purdue, Professor of History at Yale University, to discuss Globalization and Trade in Chinese History on Feb. 24th

Tuesday, February 24th, 1:00 p.m. in Munce Conference Room: Peter Perdue has a Ph.D. (1981) from Harvard University in the field of History and East Asian Languages. He is the author of Exhausting the Earth: State and Peasant in Hunan 1500-1850 A.D. (Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University, 1987) and China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central [...] [...]

Hurst Hannum, Professor of International Law, Tufts University, explores Human Rights in China: Inside and Outside

Hurst Hannum is Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, where he teaches courses in international human rights and related topics. In 2006-2008, he was Sir Y.L. Pao Professor of Public Law at the University of Hong Kong. Professor Hannum has served as counsel in cases before European, Inter-American, [...] [...]

Dr. Ronald Suleski lectures on Confucius and Confucianism on November 18th

A Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies Event: Dr. Ronald Suleski is a specialist on modern Chinese history and Assistant Director of the Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. His research interests have focused on the period of Republican China during the 1920s and 1930s and he has published on topics [...] [...]

Fall Asian Film Series screenings look at cultural identity, political anxiety & visual representation

The Asian Film Series screens a kung fu film, a musical, and a spy thriller, to examine cultural identity, political anxiety, and visual representation. Kung Fu Hustle is either a trashy, non-sensical comedy or a clever postmodern work that comments on Hong Kong – China relations. Shiri is the name of a species of freshwater fish indigenous to the DMZ, and [...] [...]