Events

    2013 Dec 04

    Transition to the 'Universal' Welfare State: the Changing Meaning of the Welfare State in Korea

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard-Yenching Library, Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Lecture Series

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    Huck Ju Kwon, Professor, Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

    Huck Ju Kwon is Professor at the Graduate School of Public...

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    2013 Nov 05

    North Korea's Dual Pursuit of Nuclear and Economic Development

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center USJP Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

    Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy, Council on Foreign Relations.

    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar; Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    2013 Oct 29

    The State's Duty to Protect Women from Human Rights Violations: A Case of the Constitutional Court of Korea

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies Lecture

    Han-Chul Park, President of the Korean Constitutional Court

    The talk will be in English with PowerPoint. The Q & A and discussion will be in Korean, with translation provided.

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

    2013 Oct 11

    Informal Workshop on Ming and Chosŏn Examination Data at Harvard

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Knafel 354 (1737 Cambridge Street), Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the China Biographical Database Project

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    Civil service examination data have been used in studies of Chinese and Korean social mobility (Kracke, Ho, Chang, Park, Choe, Wagner, Song...

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    2013 Sep 27

    (Un)Building Colonial Space in Korea, 1910-1945

    1:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Room 112 (Stubbins), Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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    This interdisciplinary colloquium engages the following questions: How is Korean colonial space constructed in, and through, literature, archaeology, visual culture, and architecture? How do we know of the colonial built environment as...

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