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Franciscus Verellen, Director of École française d'Extrême-Orient, will give the William Theodore de Bary Lecture on "Halcyon Days: Emerging Centers of Regional Power in Shu (Sichuan) and Jiao (Vietnam) after the Fall of the Tang." Resoponding will be Peter Bol, Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University, and Robert Hymes, Horace Walpole Carpentier Professor of Oriental Studies at Columbia University.
- Featured Speaker Franciscus Verellen Director, French School of Asian Studies École française d'Extrême-Orient
- Respondent Peter K. Bol Charles H. Carswell Professor East Asian Languages and Civilizations Harvard University
- Respondent Robert Hymes Hymes H. Walpole Carpentier Professor of Chinese History Columbia University