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 John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and are open to the public.

In 2016 the China Project and the Harvard Global Institute also initiated a series of occasional University-Wide Public Lectures under their China 2030/2050 Initiative. Recent speakers under this series have included former Vice President Al Gore; Nobel Prize chemist Mario Molina; Chairman of Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) Liu Zhenya; and more.

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2019 Sep 05

Walking Culture in China



Gund Hall, Room 121, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 42-28 Quincy Street

A dissertation defense by Yingying Lu, a Harvard Graduate School of Design doctoral candidate and incoming researcher of the Harvard-China Project.

Abstract: Walking brings wide-ranging health benefits to individuals (Hanson & Jones, 2015) and increases social interaction as well (Talen & Koschinsky, 2013). Walking, as a sustainable transportation mode, can contribute to the urban environment by saving transportation energy...

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2019 Jun 01

CCICED Annual Meeting

Sat Jun 1 (All day) to Wed Jun 5 (All day)


Hangzhou International Expo Center, Zhejiang Province, China

China Project faculty chair, Michael McElroy, who has been appointed to the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) for a 5-year term, and Executive Director, Chris Nielsen, will be participating in the ...

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