Upcoming Events

“Graffiti, Kinship and Social Capital - Pilgrimages to Kŭmgangsan in Late Chosŏn Korea (1650-1900)”

Religious Identities in Asia Series
February 18, 2016 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Maya Stiller, Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University; Assistant Professor, University of Kansas

“‘Oriental’ Femininity: Defining Beauty in the Colonial Context of Japanese and Korean Art (1910−45)”

Korea Colloquium
March 3, 2016 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Nancy Lin, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

"From the Mountains into the Cities: The Transformation of Buddhism in Modern Korea"

Center for the Study of World Religions Ahnkook Lecture on Korean Buddhism
March 8, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm

Donald Baker, Professor, Department of Asian Studies, The University of British Columbia

Part of the Religious Identities in Asia series, co-sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center and Korea Institute

“Litigation, Lawyers, and the Politics of Victim Redress in Japan and South Korea”

Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Presentation
March 22, 2016 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Celeste Arrington, Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University

Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

“Neither Coup nor Cabal: New Evidence on the 1956 August Plenum of the Korean Worker’s Party from the Russian and Chinese Archives”

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
March 24, 2016 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

James F. Person, Coordinator, Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy, Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Chaired by John Park, Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School


“From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Men: Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea”

Korea Colloquium
April 14, 2016 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Yoon Sun Yang, Assistant Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature, Boston University

“Affective Governance in North Korea: Sexuality and Sensuality in Socialist Feminisms”

Korea Colloquium
April 21, 2016 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Suzy Kim, Associate Professor of Korean History, Rutgers University