Events

    2021 Nov 18

    Beyond the Revisionism: A New Interpretation to the US Military Government in Korea (1945-1948) through the Bertsch Documents in Harvard-Yenching Library

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Kim Koo Forum

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    Tae Gyun Park
    Professor of Modern Korean History, Seoul National University 

    Chaired by Carter Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

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    2020 Mar 05

    Millennial North Korea: Cell Phones, Forbidden Media, and Living Creatively under Surveillance

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, MA 02138

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
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    Suk-Young Kim
    Professor of Theater and Performance Studies; Director of the Center for Performance Studies, UCLA

    Suk-Young Kim's research interests cover...

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    2019 Oct 29

    The Perils of Populist Nationalism: Japan and Korea in a New Era

    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

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

    Special Panel Discussion; jointly sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center, the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, the Program on U.S. Japan Relations, and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
    10.29 KKF

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    2019 Oct 17

    The Circulation of Japanese Texts in Colonial Korea and Their Impact on Vernacular Publishing

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, MA 02138

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; co-sponsored by The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
    10.17 KKF Poster

    Michael Kim
    Professor of Korean History, Yonsei University

    Professor Kim received an A.B. in History with honors and...

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    2019 Feb 14

    Baby Miles: Reproductive Rights, Labor, and Ethics in the Transnational Korean Reproductive Technology Industry

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    2.14 KKF Poster

    Sunhye Kim
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Sunhye Kim earned her Ph.D. in Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland in 2018....

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    2019 Feb 07

    State-firm Coordination and Upgrading: Reaching the Efficiency Frontier in Spain and South Korea’s Skill-, Capital-, and Knowledge Intensive Industries

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    2.7 KKF Poster

    Angela Garcia Calvo
    Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Marie Curie fellow at the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Sciences

    Dr. Angela...

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    2018 Oct 09

    Political Origins of Cybersecurity Capacity: Lessons from Japan and East Asia

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

    Ben Bartlett
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Dr. Bartlett holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Earlham College, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a recipient of fellowships and grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of...

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    2018 Oct 04

    The Korean Peninsula in Flux: South Korea’s ‘Candlelight Revolution’ and Its Impact

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

    Paik Nak-chung
    Professor Emeritus of English, Seoul National University

    Paik Nak-chung, literary critic, editor, and Professor Emeritus of English at Seoul National...

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    2018 Oct 04

    Democracy When You Least Expect It: Strong State Democratization in Authoritarian Asia

    4:15pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Ash Center Foyer, Suite 200 N, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Democracy in Hard Places Seminar; co-sponsored by Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

    Joseph Wong
    Ralph and Roz Halbert Professor of Innovation at the Munk School of Global Affairs, a Professor of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

    Professor Joseph Wong was appointed Associate Vice-President and Vice-...

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    2018 Sep 25

    The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Panel Discussion Organized by Professor Arunabh Ghosh; co-sponsored with Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, and Mittal South Asia Institute
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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, Cambridge, MA 02138

    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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