2011-2012 Seminar Schedule

The China Project hosts a long-running interdisciplinary seminar series, with talks by both external and internal researchers. Seminars are usually held at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and are open to the public.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011, 3:00 PM
"Environmental Implications of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) after Ten Years"
HU Tao, Senior Environmental Economist, Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 3:30 PM
"Chinese Coal Flow Analysis and Estimation of Potential Carbon Emission Factors"
PAN Kexi, Associate Professor, School of Social Development and Public Policy, Fudan University; Vice Director, Fudan University Energy Research Center; and CHENG Zheng, Ph.D. candidate, School of Social Development and Public Policy, Fudan University

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 3:30 PM
“Environmental Consequences of International Trade, with Focus on China”
XU Ming, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Systems, School of Natural Resources and Environment; Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 12:00 noon
"Suing Polluters in China"
Rachel STERN, Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
Sponsored by the East Asian Legal Studies Program (HLS) and co-sponsored by the Harvard China Project (SEAS) and the Environmental Law Program (HLS)

Thursday, March 8, 2012, 3:30 PM
"Regulatory Uncertainty and Corporate Responses to Environmental Protection in China"
Christopher MARQUIS, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Marvin Bower Fellow, Harvard Business School

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 4 PM
“A Policy Perspective on China's Energy Efficiency”
XIE Ji, Deputy Director General, Department of Resources Conservation and Environmental Protection, National Development and Reform Commission, People’s Republic of China
Sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center, and co-sponsored by the Harvard China Project (SEAS), the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies (FAS), the Harvard China Fund, and the Energy Foundation

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 3:30 PM
"Smart Grid and Implications for Wind Power Integration in China"
CHEN Xinyu, Visiting Fellow, Harvard China Project; PhD candidate, Department of Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 3:30 PM
"Altitude, Air Pollution, and Energy Technologies among Nomads on the Himalayan Plateau"
Catlin POWERS, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Executive Vice President and COO, One Earth Designs