Events

    2019 Oct 29

    The Perils of Populist Nationalism: Japan and Korea in a New Era

    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Special Panel Discussion; jointly sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center, the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, the Program on U.S. Japan Relations, and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
    10.29 KKF

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    2018 Oct 09

    Political Origins of Cybersecurity Capacity: Lessons from Japan and East Asia

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

    Ben Bartlett
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Dr. Bartlett holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Earlham College, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a recipient of fellowships and grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of...

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    2018 Oct 04

    Democracy When You Least Expect It: Strong State Democratization in Authoritarian Asia

    4:15pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Ash Center Foyer, Suite 200 N, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Democracy in Hard Places Seminar; co-sponsored by Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

    Joseph Wong
    Ralph and Roz Halbert Professor of Innovation at the Munk School of Global Affairs, a Professor of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

    Professor Joseph Wong was appointed Associate Vice-President and Vice-...

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    2018 Sep 25

    The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Panel Discussion Organized by Professor Arunabh Ghosh; co-sponsored with Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, and Mittal South Asia Institute
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    2015 Nov 10

    South Korea's New Demography: Implications for Democracy and Diplomacy in East Asia

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Special Series on International Relations of East Asia presentation

    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Katharine Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and Senior Fellow, Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Professor of Political Science and Edith Stix Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies, Wellesley College

    Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer...

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    2015 Oct 28

    Korea's Role in Asia: Regional Cooperation & National Unification

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Ash Center, 2nd Floor North, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation presentation; Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute

    Jin Park, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars; Chair Professor, Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

    Dr. Jin Park is currently a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars and Chair Professor at the Graduate School of International and Area Studies of Hankuk University of...

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    2015 May 08

    What Decision Should Korea Make in 2017? Korean Politics & the Next Presidential Election

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    NYE A & B, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School Presentation; Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute

    Hyong-O Kim, Republic of Korea’s Former Speaker of the National Assembly

    Hyong-O Kim served as the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea between 2008 and 2010. He served five consecutive terms as a member of the National Assembly between 1992 and 2012 during which he served as the Floor Leader of the Grand National Party (2006 – 2007), Secretary General...

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    2012 Apr 17

    The Expected and the Unexpected: U.S. Grand Strategy and Asia

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

    Victor Cha
    D.S. Song KF Endowed Chair in Government and Asian Studies and Director of Asia Studies, Georgetown University; Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Affairs (CSIS) and Director for Asian Affairs, the National Security Council (2004-07) 

    Professor Cha is a leading scholar of contemporary Korea, East Asian security, and U.S. foreign policy in Asia. His latest book is The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future ...

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    2012 Feb 02

    After Kim Jong Il: The Korean Peninsula and East Asian Security

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations, the Korea Institute and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

    Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; United States Special...

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    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