Events

    2009 Dec 11

    The Politics of 'Illicitly Brewed Liquor' in Colonial Korea

    1:00pm

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Itagaki Ryuta, Harvard-Yenching Visiting Scholar, Doshisha University (Japan)
    Discussant: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    Talk Abstract
    Home-brewing was not generally illegal in the era of the Chosǒn Dynasty. However, home-brewing had been prohibited after the enactment of alcohol beverage tax...

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    2009 Nov 20

    Protection of Cultural Diversity from the Landscape Point of View: Comparison of Chinese, Japanese and Korean Traditional Garden Cultures

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Room 111, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea GSD - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University, and Dep't of History of Art and Architecture

    People Involved:
    Sim Woo-kyung, Chair of Landscape Architecture Program, Korea University (Seoul, ROK)
    Contact Person: Okhyun Kim...

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    2009 Nov 20

    How Much Equality (and What Kind) in Korea? Some Cases

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Pound Hall 419, Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    East Asian Legal Studies Program Talk – Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Ilhyung Lee, Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri
    Chaired by William Alford, Henry...

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    2009 Nov 19

    Presidentialized Party Politics in South Korea: A Constitutional Approach

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Kim Koo Forum

    People Involved:
    Kuniaki Nemoto, Korea Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Chaired by Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Dima Mironenko

    ...

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    2009 Nov 06

    Social Consequences of Rapid Expansion of Higher Education in South Korea

    11:30am

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Joon Han, Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Social Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea
    Discussant: Professor Frank Dobbin, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Nov 05

    Imagining a Utopic Post-Colonial Korea: Anti-Japanese Resistance and the Rhetoric of Independence within the 1929-1930 Kwangju Student Movement

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium – Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    People Involved: 
    Deborah Solomon, Korea Institute and Reischauer Institute Joint Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor...

    2009 Oct 16

    Changing Motherhood in Kirogi Families

    12:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Modern Asia Series - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Seung-kyung Kim, Associate Professor of Women's Studies, University of Maryland; Affiliate faculty of the Dept. of Anthropology, Dept. of American Studies and Asian American Studies Program

    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Oct 15

    In the Service of of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium - Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center

    People Involved:
    Wayne Patterson, Visiting Professor of Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Professor of History, St. Norbert College
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    U.S. Department of Education (Title VI)
    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Oct 01

    Towards a Labor-Management Partnership in Korea

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Kim Koo Forum

    People Involved: Jiman Lee, Korea Institute Visiting Scholar; Associate Professor of Management, Yonsei School of Business, Korea
    Chaired by Jordan Siegel, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation

    2009 Sep 29

    Historical Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia

    12:30pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Co-sponsored by The Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    People Involved:
    Yinan He, Assistant Professor, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
    Toshiaki Miura, Abe Fellow and Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and Editorial Writer, Asahi Shimbun (2004-09)
    Contact Person: Shinju Fujihira

    2009 Sep 18

    Early Korea Project Archaeology Seminar

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Contact: Mark Byington 

    2009 Sep 11

    Ambassadors' Dialogue: A Spotlight on Korea

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    The Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    A conversation with:

    H.E. Han Duck-soo, Republic of Korea Ambassador to the United States
    The Hon. Kathleen Stephens, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
    Moderator: Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor and Director, The Belfer Center of Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School
    Contact Person: Sean P. Tierney

    This event is organized by the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School...

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    2009 Aug 05

    State and Society in the Mature Silla Period

    10:00am

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Workshop Schedule

    10:00-10:15

    State and Society in the Mature Silla Period
    Richard D. McBride, II (Brigham Young University - Hawai'i)

    10:15-11:15

    The Defining Characteristics of the Aristocracy in the Mature Silla Period
    Jeon Deogjae (Gyeongju University)
    Discussant: Jonathan Best, Wesleyan University

    11:15-12:15

    Local Society and Regional Administration during the Unified Silla Period
    Yoon Seon Tae (Dongguk University)
    Discussant: Martin Bale,...

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