Events

    2015 Nov 20

    "Cultured Streets" and "Civilized Cities": Japanese Colonial Expansion and Urban Development in Tokyo, Taipei, and Seoul

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum presentation; Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations and Korea Institute 

    Tristan Grunow, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. History, University of Oregon 2014)

    Moderator: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

    2015 Nov 10

    South Korea's New Demography: Implications for Democracy and Diplomacy in East Asia

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Special Series on International Relations of East Asia presentation

    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Katharine Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and Senior Fellow, Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Professor of Political Science and Edith Stix Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies, Wellesley College

    Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer...

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    2015 Nov 02

    Challenges and Opportunities faced by Korean Universities: With References from the Past, Present and Future of Ewha Womans University

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Leadership Forum

    Kyunghee Choi, President, Ewha Womans University

    President Kyunghee Choi became the 15th President of Ewha Womans University in August 2014. Ewha is the most comprehensive women’s university in the world with 25,000 students, 12...

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    2015 Oct 28

    Korea's Role in Asia: Regional Cooperation & National Unification

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Ash Center, 2nd Floor North, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation presentation; Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute

    Jin Park, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars; Chair Professor, Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

    Dr. Jin Park is currently a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars and Chair Professor at the Graduate School of International and Area Studies of Hankuk University of...

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    2015 Oct 22

    Dealing with Empires: A Comparison of Mongol Era Koryŏ and 20th Century Colonial Period Intellectuals

    4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Wagner Memorial Lecture

    John B. Duncan, Professor, Departments of Asian Languages & Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles

    John B. Duncan has been at UCLA since 1989 where he has been teaching Korean history and has been serving as director of UCLA’s...

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    2015 Oct 20

    Japan’s Response to Nuclear North Korea and Rising China

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Special Series on International Relations of East Asia Presentation

    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University and International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science...

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    2015 Sep 05

    Nepal – In Memoriam

    Sat - Thu, Sep 5 to Oct 29, 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Fisher Family Commons, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Exhibit and Fundraiser for Nepal

    Photographs by Grzegorz Ekiert
    Ongoing exhibit through October 29. Closing reception and fundraiser, Thursday, October 29, 5:00 p.m.

    This exhibit is designed to raise funds for the Harvard University’s South Asia Institute Nepal...

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