Events

    2022 Nov 15

    Controlling the Mind for Welfare in South Korea: Classroom, Computer, and Drug, 1960s–2010s

    10:30am to 11:45am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Fall 2022 roster of Science and Technology in Asia seminar series
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    Youjung Shin
    Assistant Professor at the Department of Science Studies, Jeonbuk National University

    Moderated by Victor Seow, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University

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    2022 Nov 10

    Colonizing Language: Cultural Production and Language Politics in Modern Japan and Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Colonizing

    Christina Yi
    Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature, University of British Columbia

    Christina Yi is Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature at the University of British Columbia. She received her...

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    2022 Oct 28

    Park Dae Sung, Artist Talk and Symposium

    1:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Keynote Address: Park Dae Sung, Artist
    Organizers: Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History, Harvard University  and Sunglim Kim, Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth College

    This symposium is made possible with the generous support of the Jeffrey D. and Jean K. Lee Korea Institute Fund and the Gana Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, Korea.

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    2022 Oct 03

    Diatribes and Dialogues over the Past: “History Problems” and Regional Orders in Northeast Asia

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar talk
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    Jae-Jung Suh
    Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23

    Moderated by Paul Y. Chang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

    Abstract:
    In this talk, I propose to re-analyze the history of the historical contentions in Northeast Asia as that of the regional actors’ attempts to manage their differences over national...

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    2022 Sep 26

    Japan, South Korea, and U.S. Alliance Politics in East Asia

    8:00pm to 9:15pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    This seminar is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    Sue Mi Terry
    Director of the Asia Program and the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy, The Wilson Center

    Moderated by Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

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    2022 Sep 19

    Park Dae Sung: Ink and Soul (art exhibit)

    Mon - Thu, Sep 19 to Dec 8, 7:00am - 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Photo
    This exhibit is made possible with the generous support of the Jeffrey D. and Jean K. Lee Korea Institute Fund and the Gana Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, Korea.

    2022 Jul 23

    Treasures of Korean Art

    Sat - Sun, Jul 23 to Dec 4, 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    East Asia gallery (2600), 2nd floor, Harvard Art Museums
    Tues–Sun, 10 am–5 pm (until 9 pm on the last Thursday of every month)
    2022 May 21

    Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics

    Sat - Sun, May 21 to Aug 14, 12:00pm - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

    Don’t miss this rare opportunity to explore highlights from the Harvard Art Museums’ collection of Asian ceramics. Anchored by standout works from Korea and China, and also featuring objects from Vietnam and Japan, the exhibition emphasizes how visual, material, and technical features varied across time and place—while also drawing connections among potters working in disparate contexts.

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    2022 Apr 19

    Sugar and Commodity Form: Manifestations in Colonial Taiwan and Korea

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Taiwan Studies Workshop at Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
    Co-sponsored by Korea Institute 

    Jaewoong Jeon
    Postdoctoral Fellow in Global History, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Postdoctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

    Moderated by Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College; Fairbank Center Associate

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    2022 Apr 04

    Zainichi Koreans in the Politics of Decolonization and Deimperialization

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Weatherhead Center Program on US-Japan Relations seminar
    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    Sayaka Chatani
    Assistant Professor, Department of History, National University of Singapore

    Moderated by Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

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