Events

    2022 Dec 07

    New Perspectives on the History of Books and Reading in Korea

    Wed - Thu, Dec 7 to Dec 8, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard-Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Avenue // CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Workshops and Conferences
    Organizers: Si Nae Park, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University and Suyoung Son, Asian Studies, Cornell University

    Wednesday December 7, 2022 (Location: Harvard-Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Avenue) 
    Rare Book Workshop

    2:00-2:15 Opening Remark 
    2:15-4:15 Lecture: Old Korean Books by Beth McKillop // Discussant: Sören Edgren 
    4:15-4:30 Coffee break 
    4:30-6:00 Lectures by Professor Chung Seung-Hye and Professor Lee Min-Heui 

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    2022 Nov 15

    Controlling the Mind for Welfare in South Korea: Classroom, Computer, and Drug, 1960s–2010s

    10:30am to 11:45am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Fall 2022 roster of Science and Technology in Asia seminar series
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    Youjung Shin
    Assistant Professor at the Department of Science Studies, Jeonbuk National University

    Moderated by Victor Seow, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University

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    2022 Nov 10

    Colonizing Language: Cultural Production and Language Politics in Modern Japan and Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Huguette and Michel Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Korea Colloquium

    Colonizing

    Christina Yi
    Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature, University of British Columbia

    Christina Yi is Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature at the University of British Columbia. She received her...

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    2022 Oct 28

    Park Dae Sung, Artist Talk and Symposium

    1:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Keynote Address: Park Dae Sung, Artist
    Organizers: Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History, Harvard University  and Sunglim Kim, Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth College

    This symposium is made possible with the generous support of the Jeffrey D. and Jean K. Lee Korea Institute Fund and the Gana Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, Korea.

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    2022 Oct 17

    Risks Facing South Korea’s Global Companies

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Concourse, Harvard University (1730 Cambridge St.)

    This event is part of the Korea Project’s Global Governance and Peace Seminar: Korea Political Economy and International Relations
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    Dr. Taeho Bark
    Senior Visiting Scholar, Korea Project, Harvard Kennedy School

    Moderated by Dr. John Park, Director, Korea Project, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School

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    2022 Oct 14

    Navigating Asia: Interdisciplinary Conversations in Honor of Ezra Vogel

    Fri - Sat, Oct 14 to Oct 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

    This conference is organized to honor and celebrate the late Professor Ezra Vogel’s role as the inaugural Director of the Harvard Asia Center and his commitment to transnational scholarship. 
    The two-day conference will begin at 4:00 pm on Friday, October 14, 2022, and run from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm on Saturday, October 15, 2022. The event will take place in Tsai Auditorium, S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA.
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

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    2022 Oct 03

    Diatribes and Dialogues over the Past: “History Problems” and Regional Orders in Northeast Asia

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar talk
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    Jae-Jung Suh
    Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23

    Moderated by Paul Y. Chang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

    Abstract:
    In this talk, I propose to re-analyze the history of the historical contentions in Northeast Asia as that of the regional actors’ attempts to manage their differences over national...

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    2022 Sep 26

    Japan, South Korea, and U.S. Alliance Politics in East Asia

    8:00pm to 9:15pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    This seminar is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    Sue Mi Terry
    Director of the Asia Program and the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy, The Wilson Center

    Moderated by Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

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    2022 Sep 19

    Park Dae Sung: Ink and Soul (art exhibit)

    Mon - Thu, Sep 19 to Dec 8, 7:00am - 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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    This exhibit is made possible with the generous support of the Jeffrey D. and Jean K. Lee Korea Institute Fund and the Gana Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, Korea.