Events

    2012 Feb 27

    MUDANG: RECONCILIATION BETWEEN THE LIVING AND THE DEAD (2003) // by director PARK KI-BOK

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korean Cinémathèque: “Korea Uncut: Beyond the Facade”

    Chaired by Nicholas Harkness, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

    Discussant: Elise Prebin, Lecturer, Department of Anthropology,...

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    2012 Feb 23

    The Development of GIS-DB System for the Historical Gazetteer and its Application for the Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Additional Cosponsors: Center for Geographical Analysis

    Event Poster

    Youcheoul Kim
    Professor of Ancient Chinese History, Department of History, Yonsei University; Chair, The Korean Commission for the Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia 

    Byung Nam...

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    2012 Feb 16

    Recent Discoveries in Choson Legal History: Inquest Records from 19th Century Korea

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308, Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies Program Talk - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Sun Joo Kim
    Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History, Harvard University; Director, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Sun Joo Kim is Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. She specializes in social and cultural history of Choson Korea. After completing her college education from Yonsei University in South Korea in 1984, she received an M.A. in 1992 and...

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    2012 Feb 16

    E Plurbis Plura? Ethnicity and American History

    Thu Feb 16 (All day) to Thu Mar 1 (All day)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    A lecture series sponsored by the Committee on Ethnic Studies, the Department of History, and the Committee on History and Literature

     Event Poster

    Monica Kim
    Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in History, University of Chicago
    Empire’s Babel: The Japanese American...

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    2012 Feb 12

    Time to Plan for a New Chapter in US Relations with North Korea

    10:15am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Suite 200 - North, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Democracy Seminar Series

    Donald Gregg, Former Ambassador to South Korea

    About the Seminar
    The death of Kim Jong Il and the ascension of Kim Jong Un to power in Pyongyang give the US the best chance it probably will ever have to start afresh with North Korea. Kim Jong Un, in his late twenties, with a couple of years of education in Switzerland, is going to be around for a long time, barring an internal upheaval in North Korea, which is in no one’s...

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    2012 Feb 07

    Were There New Women and Moga in the Japanese Community of Colonial Korea? Exploring Gender Politics and Colonialism

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture Series

    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies 

    A talk by Professor Sug-in Kweon (Anthropology, Seoul National University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2011-12)

    Discussant: Professor Carter Eckert (Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University)

    Professor Kweon's talk will examine gender politics within the Japanese colonial settler community in Korea in the beginning of the 20th century. More specifically...

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    2012 Feb 02

    Politics and Truth: An Analysis of Richard E. Kim's Novel, The Martyred

    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 U.S.-Korea Relations - Co-sponsored by the Modern Asia Series

    People Involved: 

    Jung In Kang, Professor, Department of Political Science, Sogang University (Korea)

    Edward J. Baker, Member of the...

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    2012 Feb 02

    After Kim Jong Il: The Korean Peninsula and East Asian Security

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations, the Korea Institute and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

    Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; United States Special...

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    2012 Jan 23

    Images of Korea: Photographs by Harvard Faculty

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Featuring photographs from the collections of:

    Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History

    Nicholas Harkness, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

    Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History

    David R. McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature

    ...

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