Kennedy Room, The Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) Forum Discussion,co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School and Korea Institute
The ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) was founded by Park Geun-Hye, President, Republic of Korea, and Chair of PCUP. PCUP is a bipartisan body to engage experts from diverse sectors to foster a broad societal consensus on preparation for the unification of South and North Korea. Led by Ambassador Chung Chong-Wook, Vice Chair of PCUP, this is the...
Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
Jaehyang Han, Associate Professor, Hokkaido University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar
Chair/Discussant: Carter J. Eckert,Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
Abstract: In Japan, even though gambling is illegal, pachinko—a form of gambling—has become ubiquitous in daily life, with spending on pachinko even surpassing the automobile market at the peak of pachinko’s popularity....
Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138
In collaboration with the upcoming “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April 3 to July 17, 2016, this event will bring together artists and academics to examine contemporary Asian megacities including Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Discussions will focus on the built environment in these cities, how we think about concepts of modern versus vernacular, formal versus informal, and the impact of rapid urbanization on inhabitants of cities from Mumbai to Shanghai....