Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Geospatial Data Science, Harvard University
This is a joint a initiative with the China Data Institute to conduct research on the design and development of an open source online platform for geospatial data gathering, management, analysis, visualization and sharing.
Open Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity at Harvard University
This project is to conduct research on the design and development of an open source online platform for geospatial data gathering, management, analysis, visualization and sharing. The platform will be the core infrastructure for case-based study and training with the China Data Lab at Harvard University, a joint initiative collaborating with the China Data Institute. It will allow researchers to discover spatial data from multiple sources, conduct spatial data analysis with GIS and statistics tools on the cloud, develop data-driven study cases, and share data and results as a package with others online. The platform will also support case-based training programs on spatiotemporal data analysis for economic, social, public health, urban planning and other research subjects.
The position is sponsored by the NSF Industry–University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) Program in the Spatiotemporal Innovation Center at the Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) of Harvard University. The candidate will have space assigned at the CGA and attend group meetings and related activities with other research sites and collaborating sponsors. The appointment is for two (2) years with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued availability of funding.
More details can be found at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8890.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society hosted a talk with Weijian Shan, one of Asia’s best-known financiers, as he recounts his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor at the age of 15 amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.