Upcoming Events

“The martyr Yi Suni and early Catholics in Korea”

Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunch Talk
March 5, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Byung-Sul Jung, Professor, Department of Korean Language and Literature, Seoul National University; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/discussant: Si Nae Park, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

"Translatability of Knowledge in Ethnography: The Case of Korean"

SBS Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences
March 12, 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Antonetta L. Bruno, Professor, Istituto Italiano di Studi Orientali, Università di Roma ‘Sapienza’; President, Association of Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE)

About the speaker

"Of Revolutions and the Sovereign People: Constitutional Founding in Japan and Korea"

East Asian Legal Studies Lecture
March 23, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Chaihark Hahm, Professor, Yonsei University College of Law


"The U.S. Strategy Toward an Evolving Asia"

Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Presentation
March 31, 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Stephen Bosworth, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

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

"Sounding Korea’s Hiroshima: Song and Verbal Art among Korean Radiation Sufferers"

Korea Colloquium
April 2, 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Joshua D. Pilzer, Associate Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Music

“Decentering the Urban: Reclaiming Rural Space for Modern Living in Colonial Korea and After”

Korea Colloquium
April 16, 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Albert L. Park, Associate Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College

“Urban Futures in Asia: Aspiration, Speculation, Contention”

April 24, 2015 - 9:00am - April 25, 2015 - 5:00pm

Conference with support from the Max Planck Institute in Germany, Academy of Korean Studies in Korea, Harvard University Asia Center and Harvard-Yenching Institute

Organized by Nicholas Harkness, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

More details coming soon 



Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
April 30, 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Hyangjin Lee, Professor, College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University; Kim Koo Visiting Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University