Events

    2016 Apr 18

    “Forum Discussion on Korean Unification Preparation”

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Kennedy Room, The Charles Hotel One Bennett Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) Forum Discussion,co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School and Korea Institute



    The ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) was founded by Park Geun-Hye, President, Republic of Korea, and Chair of PCUP.  PCUP is a bipartisan body to engage experts from diverse sectors to foster...

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    2016 Apr 12

    “Gangsters, Gambling, and the Korean Community in Japan: Questioning the Economic History of the Pachinko Industry”

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk

    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Jaehyang Han, Associate Professor, Hokkaido University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

    Chair/Discussant: Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    Abstract
    In Japan, even though gambling is illegal, pachinko—a form of gambling—has become...

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    2016 Mar 24

    "Megacities Asia"

    5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building 485 Broadway Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    In collaboration with the upcoming “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April 3 to July 17, 2016, this event will bring together artists and academics to examine contemporary Asian megacities including Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Discussions will focus on the built environment in these cities, how we think about concepts of modern versus vernacular, formal versus informal, and the impact  of rapid urbanization on...

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    2016 Mar 21

    “The Spiritual Roots of Traditional Korean Music: Lecture and Performance by Visiting Artists”

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Andover Chapel, Harvard Divinity School Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Featuring musicologist Hilary Finchum-Sung (Seoul National University) and musicians Tae-Baek LeeJi-Young YiWan-Chul Won,Suk-Joo Lee, and Hyun-Bin Lim

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