Events

    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 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 Apr 19

    Sugar and Commodity Form: Manifestations in Colonial Taiwan and Korea

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Taiwan Studies Workshop at Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute 

    Jaewoong Jeon
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Global History, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Postdoctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

    Moderated by Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College; Fairbank Center Associate

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    2022 Apr 04

    Zainichi Koreans in the Politics of Decolonization and Deimperialization

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Weatherhead Center Program on US-Japan Relations seminar
    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    Sayaka Chatani
    Assistant Professor, Department of History, National University of Singapore

    Moderated by Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

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    2022 Feb 03

    Korean Foreign Policy Debate: Part 2

    9:00am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Webinar hosted by Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and co-hosted by the Korea Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

    As the March South Korea election approaches, this virtual event will include a conversation between M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow William Overholt and Amb. Wi Sung-Lac, foreign policy advisor to South Korean presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung.

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    2022 Jan 31

    Why Has the East Asian Covid Model Diverged over Delta and Omicron?

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations
    Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

    Co-sponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Korea Institute, and Takemi Program in International Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Yves Tiberghien 
    Professor of Political Science; Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research, University of British Columbia

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

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    2022 Jan 27

    Korean Foreign Policy Debate: Part 1

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Webinar hosted by Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and co-hosted by the Korea Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

    As the March South Korea election approaches, this virtual event will include a conversation between M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow William Overholt and Dr. Kim Sung-Han (Conservative Party NSA candidate).

    William Overholt, M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow
    Dr. Kim Sung-Han, Dean...

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    2022 Jan 24

    Sweet Returns: Sugar Capitalism in South Korea and Taiwan

    3:45pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar sponsored by Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute  

     
    Jaewoong Jeon, WIGH Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

    Faculty Commentator: Joyce Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History, Harvard University
    Student Commentator: Sanjay Paul, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

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    2021 Dec 06

    Association for Asian Studies New England Regional Conference

    8:30am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    A group of academic centers and institutes that support the study of Asia at Harvard University will jointly host the Association for Asian Studies New England Regional Conference via a virtual platform on Monday, December 6, 2021.

    Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard Asia Center, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Korea Institute, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Reischauer Institute of Japanese...

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