Harvard-Yenching Institute names new visiting scholars, fellows

Harvard-Yenching Institute building

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The Harvard-Yenching Institute (HYI) is pleased to welcome more than 50 visiting scholars and fellows from major universities in Asia. Affiliates will spend the 2019-20 academic year in residence at HYI.

Established in 1928, the Harvard-Yenching Institute is an independent foundation dedicated to advancing higher education in Asia in the humanities and social sciences, with special attention to the study of Chinese culture. The group of visiting scholars and fellows includes faculty members and advanced graduate students in the humanities and social sciences.

Since 1954, nearly 1200 faculty and more than 600 graduate students from Asia have received Institute fellowships, including more than 400 doctoral and M.A. students who have received their degrees with Institute support. For more information, please visit