2012 Fall

"Addressing Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting National Security: An Assessment of the Policy Toolkit and Comment on Korean Military"

Weatherhead Center For International Affairs Roundtable On World Affairs
Date: 
November 6, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Stephen Peter Rosen
Beton Michael Kaneb Professor of National Security and Military Affairs, Harvard University

Owen R. Coté, Jr.
Associate Director, Security Studies Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kwang-Jin Kim
WCFIA Fellow; Colonel, South Korean Air Force

The Republic of Korea Presidential Election Panel Discussion

Date: 
December 20, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Kathleen Stephens, Senior Associate, Georgetown University; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

"Understanding North Korean Refugees' Education Experience: A contextual analysis of their hardships, failures, and resilience in South Korea"

Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunch Talk Series Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
Date: 
October 31, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Soon-yong Pak

Associate Professor, Department of Education, Yonsei University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Soon-Yong Pak is an anthropologist who currently teaches at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. He earned his M.A. in International Development Education from Stanford University, and Ph.D.

"Retrospective of Exhibition Posters from the National Museum of Korea, 1979 – 2011"

Art Exhibit
Date: 
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am - November 5, 2012 - 12:00am

Curated by Insoo Cho, Associate Professor, Korea National University of Arts, with assistance from Susan Laurence, Kelly Maccioli, Jina Kim and special thanks to Professor Sun Joo Kim


Co-sponsored by the National Museum of Korea
Supported by the Young-Chul Min Memorial Fund at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

“North Korea in the Socialist World: Integration and Divergence, 1945-1972”

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
Date: 
December 12, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Avram Agov
Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

Avram Agov received a B.A. in philosophy (second major, history) from Sofia University, Bulgaria in 1988. He was a visiting scholar at Columbia University on a Fullbright Fellowship in 1991-1992. He received an M.A. in Regional Studies-East Asia from Harvard University (1992-1994).

"Korean Ceramics in the International Nexus: the New Ceramic Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London"

Korea Colloquium
Date: 
November 16, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Beth McKillop

“Korea’s Middle Power Diplomacy and KOR-US Alliance”

SBS Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences
Date: 
November 15, 2012 - 4:15pm - 6:00pm

Woosang Kim
President, Korea Foundation

Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director, Korea Institute

Supported by the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) Endowment for Korean Studies at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

“The Religiosity of Korean Zen (Hwadu) Meditation”

Religious Identities in Asia Seminar Series
Date: 
November 6, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:30pm

Sung-Bae Park
Professor of Religious Studies, Stony Brook University

"Japanese Diplomacy Today: Challenges and Opportunities"

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar
Date: 
November 6, 2012 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

"Institutional Change and Japanese Politics"

Tomohito Shinoda

Professor, International University of Japan

Professor Shinoda is a leading scholar of Japanese politics, Japanese foreign and national security policymaking, and U.S.-Japan relations.

"Passion, Paradox and Propaganda: Exploring North Korean Art through Chosunhwa"

Korea Colloquium
Date: 
November 1, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

B.G. Muhn
Professor, Art and Art History Department, Georgetown University