Events

    2018 Jun 21

    "Korea in Great Transition? Diplomacy for Denuclearization and Peace-building"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Center Library, 3rd Floor of Littauer Building, Room L369, Harvard Kennedy School

    Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Young-kwan Yoon, Former ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University

    This Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series public event will highlight the insights of a foreign policy professional with a unique combination of experiences as a senior practitioner and a leading scholar.

    Bio:
    Dr. Yung-kwan Yoon served as Minister of Foreign...

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    2018 Apr 30

    Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-Century Korea

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    The Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
    April 30 HYI Book Talk

    Si Nae Park
    Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Professor Park will talk about her recent publication with Professor...

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    2018 Apr 28

    Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian Approaches

    8:15am to 6:45pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

    2018 Student Conference DPRK; co-sponsored by the Council of Korean Americans, the Young-Chul Min Memorial Fund at the Korea Institute, Harvard University Asia Center, and the Korea Economic Institute

    Harvard Medical School Korean Student Society, the North Korea Study Group, a student organization at Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Chan North Korea Public Health Student Club and Harvard Chan Student Club for International Health Care Systems are organizing an all-day conference titled "Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian...

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    2018 Apr 19

    Songs for the ‘Great Leaders’: Ideology and Political Agitation in the Music of North Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Korea Colloquium
    KC Keith Howard Event Poster
    Keith Howard
    Professor Emeritus, SOAS, University of London, and Fellow, National Humanities Center, North Carolina

    Professor Keith Howard is the Kent R. Mullikin Fellow at the National Humanities...

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    2018 Apr 13

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary

    9:30am to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and other Asia-related centers

     

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary logo

    This spring marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Harvard Asia Center. To celebrate, the Center will be hosting a day of talks and panels...

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    2018 Apr 12

    "Rethinking World Literature through the Relations between Russian and East Asian Literatures"

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Korea Colloquium; co-sponsored by Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
    4/12 KC Poster
    Heekyoung Cho
    Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington

    Heekyoung Cho is Associate Professor in the...

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    2018 Apr 05

    “Korea and a Japan Divided”

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
    4/5 KKF Poster

    Alexis Dudden
    Professor of History, University of...

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    2018 Apr 04

    “Korea and the U.S. Alliance System: Past and the Future”

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; Co-sponsored by the Korea Working Group at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Asia Center
    Victor Cha 4/4 Event
    Victor Cha
    Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies; D.S. Song-KF Professor of... Read more about “Korea and the U.S. Alliance System: Past and the Future”
    2018 Mar 27

    Asia's Growing Generation Gap: Causes and Consequences

    4:15pm to 6:15pm

    Location: 

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

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable Forum, co-sponsored with the Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Korea Institute and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    Haejoang Cho, Emerita Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Yonsei University
    Ishida Hiroshi, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Teresa Kuan, Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Shen Yifei, Department of Sociology, Fudan University, China

    Moderated by...

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    2018 Feb 22

    Mars and Manna: Defense Industry and the Economic Transformation of Korea under Park Chung Hee

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    KKF February 22 Poster
    Peter Banseok Kwon
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Korea Institute; Adjunct Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

    Peter Banseok Kwon is...

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    2018 Feb 15

    Art, War and Diplomacy – Early Discoveries and Collecting of Goryeo Art in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Wagner Special Lecture

    Wagner Special Lecture Poster_Feb 15

    Charlotte Horlyck, Lecturer in Korean Art History, SOAS/ Smithsonian Institution Senior Fellow of Art History

    Charlotte Horlyck was...

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    2018 Feb 02

    A roundtable discussion on Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk, co-sponsored with the Asia Center, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the Korea Institute

    Feb 2 Poster

    ...
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    2018 Feb 01

    From Refugees to Citizens? Migration & Resettlement of North Korean Defectors Beyond the Korean Peninsula

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    KKF Poster_Feb 1
    Sheena Chestnut Greitens
    Academy Scholars, Harvard Academy for International & Area Studies; Assistant Professor, University of Missouri

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    2018 Feb 01

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Korea's Strategic Dilemma between U.S. and China

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    John F. Kennedy School of Government - Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369
    Belfer Center Directors' Luncheon

    Chaibong Hahm
    President, the Asian Institute for Policy Studies, Korea

    Chaibong Hahm is the President of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul, South Korea. Previously, he was a Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, Professor in the School of International Relations and the Department of Political Science as well as the Director of the Korean Studies Institute at the University of... Read more about Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Korea's Strategic Dilemma between U.S. and China