Events

    2015 Aug 24

    Urban Futures in Asia: Aspiration, Speculation, Contention

    (All day)

    Location: 

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

    Sponsors: 
    Korea Institute, Harvard University
    Asia Center, Harvard University
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
    Harvard-Yenching Institute
    Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MPI-MMG)

    Participants...

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    2015 May 08

    What Decision Should Korea Make in 2017? Korean Politics & the Next Presidential Election

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    NYE A & B, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School Presentation; Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute

    Hyong-O Kim, Republic of Korea’s Former Speaker of the National Assembly

    Hyong-O Kim served as the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea between 2008 and 2010. He served five consecutive terms as a member of the National Assembly between 1992 and 2012 during which he served as the Floor Leader of the Grand National Party (2006 – 2007), Secretary General...

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    2015 Apr 30

    A Genealogy of Anti-Communist Film in South Korea: Representing and Imagining Cold War

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

    Hyangjin Lee, Professor, College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University; Kim Koo Visiting Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Hyangjin Lee is a...

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    2015 Apr 16

    Decentering the Urban: Reclaiming Rural Space for Modern Living in Colonial Korea and After

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Albert L. Park, Associate Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College

    Albert L. Park is an associate professor of history at Claremont McKenna College. A historian of modern Korea and East Asia, Dr. Park is the recipient of three...

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    2015 Apr 02

    Sounding Korea’s Hiroshima: Song and Verbal Art among Korean Radiation Sufferers

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Joshua D. Pilzer, Associate Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Music

    Joshua D. Pilzer is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto. Born in Vancouver, he grew up in Nashville, Tennessee as a popular...

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    2015 Feb 19

    Redefining Zen: Ch’oŭi Ŭisun’s (1786-1866) Affirmation of the Kataphatic Discourse in Zen

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Seong-Uk Kim, Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. in Korean Religions and Korean Buddhism with a subfield in East Asian religions and religious studies from...

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    2015 Feb 11

    South Korea's Quest for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing: 1972-1976

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Fainsod Room, Littauer-324, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series Presentation

    Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs 
    Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series Presentation
    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute

    "South Korea's Quest for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing: 1972-1976" 

    Speaker: SeYoung Jang - Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program
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    2015 Feb 05

    Social Hierarchy and Civil Society in South Korea: Class, Gender, Ethnicity/Nation

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

    Seungsook Moon, Professor of Sociology, Vassar College; Sang-kee Kim Visiting Professor of the Social Sciences, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Department of Sociology,...

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