Events Category: RAS Lecture


Name of Event



RAS-Green Initiatives Co-Sponsored Talk Speaker: Andy Couturier Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Stories of Things RAS Library
Where did Buddhist Monks Live, Meditate and Translate the Sutras in Yungang? Speaker: Professor Yi Lidu RAS Library
From Topeka to Tashkent: Langston Hughes in Eurasia Speaker: Aaliyah Bilal
RAS Salon with Professor Robert M. Dowling
Treasures of the RAS Library Speaker: Tess Johnston and Paul French RAS Library
Virtue by Design: Collecting Images in China and Japan Speaker: Don Cohn RAS Library
Progress and Prosperity: The New Chinese City as Global Urban Model Speaker: Daan Roggeveen Cafe Sambal
China’s Search for a Common Language: The Past and Future of Putonghua Wooden Box
China’s Political Model: Political Meritocracy, Democracy, or Both? Speaker: Daniel Bell, Professor of Philosophy Tsinghua University & Schwarzman College, Dean of the School of Political Science & Public Administration Shandong University Cafe Sambal
Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination Speaker: Robert Bickers Cafe Sambal
China’s Great Gamble: Neo-Mercantilism in One Belt One Road and its Global Consequences Speakers: Zhang Junhua and Maximilian Mayer Wooden Box
CHINA AND AFRICA: PAST HISTORY AND CURRENT PROSPECTS Guests: David H. Shinn and Joshua Eisenman The House of Roosevelt
Whitey Smith in Shanghai’s Jazz Age: The Man Who Taught China to Dance Speaker: Andrew Field and Graham Earnshaw Wooden Box
Changing Images of China and the U.S. in Asia-Pacific: Trends and Implications Speaker: Zhang Zhexin Research Fellow Center for Asia-Pacific Studies Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) The House of Roosevelt
Sound and Affect: An Anthropology of China’s Sound Practice Speaker: Adel-Jing Wang- Associate Professor College of Media and International Culture Zhejiang University Cafe Sambal
China Today: Society of the Spectacle Speaker: Wu Guanjun- Professor of Political Theory East China Normal University Wooden Box
Meeting China Halfway: How to Defuse the Emerging US-China Rivalry Speaker: Lyle Goldstein Associate Professor China Maritime Studies Institute U.S. Naval War College Wooden Box
Trying Not to Try: Ancient China, Modern Science, and the Power of Spontaneity Speaker: Edward Slingerland - Professor of Asian Studies University of British Columbia Cafe Sambal
Imagining “America” in Communist China of the 1950s and 60s Speaker: Andrew Kuech Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
My Shanghai, 1942-1946 – CANCELLED Speaker: Keiko Itoh Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Comparing the Architecture of Colonial Rangoon & Concession-era Shanghai Speaker: Kate Baker & Tess Johnston Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
A Decent Bottle of Wine in China Speaker: Chris Ruffle Tavern at the Radisson Xingguo Hotel
Marco Polo, Columbus and Old maps of China Speaker: Vince Ungvary Ballroom at B2, Radisson Blu Xingguo Hotel