Eurasian Online Seminar: Professor Ezra Vogel
The Department of International Relations and the International Laboratory on World Order Studies and the New Regionalism of National Research University Higher School of Economics are proud to announce the joint launching a new “Eurasian Online Seminar”.We will be hosting outstanding speakers on international relations, world economy, regional and oriental studies from various countries. Our first speaker on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 17:00Moscow time will be the patriarch of East Asian studies, Professor Ezra Vogel from Harvard University.
Ezra F. Vogel is the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard. Professor Vogel succeeded John Fairbank to become the second Director (1972-1977) of Harvard's East Asian Research Center and Chairman of the Council for East Asian Studies (1977-1980). He was Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at the Center for International Affairs (1980-1987) and, since 1987, Honorary Director. He was Director of the Fairbank Center (1995-1999) and the first Director of the Asia Center (1997-1999). He taught courses on communist Chinese society, Japanese society, and industrial East Asia. The Japanese edition of Professor Vogel's book Japan as Number One: Lessons for America (1979)remains the all-time best-seller in Japan of non-fiction by a Western author. He officially retired in 2000 but takes part in researches and East Asia related activities. His more recent influential books include Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China (2011) and China and Japan: Facing History (2019).
The seminar will be conducted in English using the Zoom program.
For those wishing to access the conference, please register on Timepad: https://hse-27.timepad.ru/event/1294643/