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Exclusive Lunch | Elizabeth Perry

Exclusive Lunch
Elizabeth Perry
Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute

Harvard Club of Shanghai is delighted to invite you to join an exclusive luncheon event with Elizabeth J. Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government at Harvard University and Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute.

During this exclusive luncheon, Professor Perry will share the history and current works of Harvard-Yenching Institute, answer questions of participating alumni.

2018 marks the 90th anniversary of the Harvard-Yenching Institute.


Saturday 30 June 2018 | 12:00 - 14:00

Meilongzhen, Jingan district

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RMB 100   Harvard Club Regular Members           
RMB 200   All other guests

NOTE - This event has a strict capacity of 10 people

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About the Institute

Harvard Yenching Institute is an independent foundation dedicated to the promotion of higher education in the humanities and social sciences in Asia, with a focus on Chinese cultural studies.

The Institute is located at Harvard University campus and currently has established relations with more than 50 universities and research centers in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia.


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Elizabeth J. Perry holds a PhD from the University of Michigan and is a former President of the Association for Asian Studies and former Director of Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. Her research focuses on the history of the Chinese revolution and its implications for contemporary Chinese politics. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a corresponding fellow of the British Academy, Professor Perry is the author or editor of more than 20 books including, most recently, Mao’s Invisible Hand: The Political Foundations of Adaptive Governance in China (Harvard, 2011) her article, “Chinese Conceptions of ‘Rights’: From Mencius to Mao – and Now” (Perspectives on Politics, 2008) received the Heinz I. Eulau Prize of the American Political Science Association.