Events

    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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    2014 Nov 20

    "A Death Warrant for Our Nation": Syngman Rhee and South Korean Opposition to the Armistice, 1951-1954

    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 Korea Current Affairs

    Allan R. Millett
    Ambrose Professor of History and Director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies, The University of New Orleans; Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Military History, The Ohio State University...

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    2014 Nov 16

    "Songs from the North" by Soon-mi Yoo

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Presented by the Harvard Film Archive

    THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS
    SONGS FROM THE NORTH BY SOON-MI YOO
    with filmmaker in person

    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Best known for her lyrical and astute short-form essay films, South Korean-born and Cambridge-based artist Soon-Mi Yoo made her feature film debut with her most ambitious and complexly structured film to date, Songs from the North, winner of the the prestigious Golden Leopard for Best First Feature at the 2014 Locarno...

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    2014 Nov 06

    The Significance of “Korean” Keyhole-shaped Tombs in the Study of Early “Korean-Japanese” Relations

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Event poster

    Dennis Lee, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

    Dennis Lee received his PhD in early Korean-Japanese relations from UCLA in 2014 and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Korea Institute at...

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    2014 Oct 28

    Negotiating with North Korea: Proliferation, Peninsular Stability, Power Consolidation

    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 Presentation; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

    John Park, Adjunct Lecturer, and Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

    Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    2014 Oct 07

    Logic of Thinking, Logic of Engagement: Chan/Sŏn Buddhism in the Life-World

    5:15pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, Center for the Study of World Religions, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Jin Y. Park
    Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion; Director, Asian Studies Program, American University

    Abstract
    Chan/Sŏn Buddhism has been criticized for its seeming lack of...

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    2014 Sep 23

    Japan’s Trouble With Islands: Law, Territory, and History

    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 Presentation

    Event Poster

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

    Alexis Dudden, Professor of History, University of Connecticut

    Moderator: Susan Pharr...

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    2014 Apr 17

    Return to the Orient: Japan’s Wartime Pan-Asianism and Aesthetic Production of “Korea” in Yi Hyo-sŏk’s Late Colonial Writings

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Mi-Ryong Shim 
    Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Mi-Ryong Shim is the 2013-2014 Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Korea Institute. She received her B.A. in East Asian Studies and her...

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    2014 Apr 08

    East Asian Internationalism and Beyond: Crossing Borders in Chinese Architectural History

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Annual Edwin O. Reischauer Lecture Series

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

    Nancy S. Steinhardt
    Professor of East Asian Art, University of Pennsylvania...

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    2014 Mar 13

    The Luxury of Love: The “Rise of Bats” in Post-IMF South Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    John Song Pae Cho
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    John (Song Pae) Cho is the Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in the Korea Institute at Harvard University. He completed his Ph.D. in socio-cultural...

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    2014 Feb 27

    Transformation and Sustainability of East Asian Development Model: The Cases of Korea, China, and Japan

    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 Korea Current Affairs

    Hyungkee Kim
    Professor of Economics, School of Economics and Trade, Kyungpook National University; Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Professor Kim’s research interests include methodology of...

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    2014 Feb 18

    Korea's Search for Security

    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 Presentation

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

    Sung-Yoon Lee
    Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies and Assistant Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

    Karl Friedhoff
    Program Officer, Public Opinion Studies Center, The Asan Institute for Policy Studies

    Moderator: Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese...

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