The Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) will be held in Central Asia for the first time in history. The Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations is the largest student-run conference affiliated with Harvard in Asia.
This year’s HPAIR Asia Conference 2019 will be hosted by Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), Kazakhstan. Nazarbayev University, a modern and rapidly developing university located in the heart of Eurasia, aims to develop into a research university of international renown combining education, research and innovation. The HPAIR Asia Conference 2019 will be held from August 16—20, 2019 and the theme of this year’s conference is “Passion for Change.”
The main objectives of this conference are to:
● Provide a dynamic forum of exchange on international issues vital to Asia-Pacific region
● Foster long-term relationships among young leaders from around the globe
● Connect talented delegates with some of today’s leaders in academia, business, and government
Given the rising prominence of the Asian continent, our project exists as an important sphere of deliberation and dialogue, tackling important socio-political issues in the realm of international relations. Delegates who participate in our conferences come from top universities around the globe and promise to offer engaging discussions related to the Asia region.