Events

    2013 Oct 17

    “Everlasting Fraternal Friendship”: North Korea and the End of Communism

    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

    Charles K. Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Columbia University

    Charles K. Armstrong is the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the...

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    2013 Oct 11

    Informal Workshop on Ming and Chosŏn Examination Data at Harvard

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Knafel 354 (1737 Cambridge Street), Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the China Biographical Database Project

    Event Poster

    Civil service examination data have been used in studies of Chinese and Korean social mobility (Kracke, Ho, Chang, Park, Choe, Wagner, Song...

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    2013 Oct 10

    The Economic Reintegration of the Koreas: Time to Get On With It

    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

    Thomas P. Pinansky, Senior Foreign Attorney (Partner), Barun Law LLC

    Mr. Pinansky is the Senior Foreign Attorney at Barun Law LLC. He plays a leading role in the firm’s international practice and advises an extensive...

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    2013 Sep 27

    (Un)Building Colonial Space in Korea, 1910-1945

    1:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Room 112 (Stubbins), Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Event Description

    This interdisciplinary colloquium engages the following questions: How is Korean colonial space constructed in, and through, literature, archaeology, visual culture, and architecture? How do we know of the colonial built environment as...

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    2013 Sep 26

    The Production of Everyday Life in Postwar North Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 01238

    Korea Colloquium

    Cheehyung Kim, ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Duke University

    Cheeyung Kim is an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Duke University, in both the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Department and the History Department. Broadly, he is interested in...

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    2013 May 09

    Conversation with PSY

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Korea Institute Special Event

    Event Poster

    Co-sponsored by the Office for the Arts at Harvard "Learning from Performers" Program & Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    * Video available for view at: https://...

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    2013 May 03

    The World Bank Group in Asia

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center, Hall C, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Event Poster

    Dr. Jim Yong Kim
    President, The World Bank Group; Former President, Dartmouth College

    Sponsored by the Tsai Lecture Fund at the Harvard University Asia Center; Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University
     
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    2013 Apr 25

    The Proletarian Wave: Leftist Literature in Colonial Korea 1910-1945

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Sunyoung Park
    Assistant Professor of Korean Cultural Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California

    Sunyoung Park is assistant professor of Korean literature and cultural studies in...

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    2013 Apr 18

    From Rubens to Viktor Tsoi: Conceiving an Archive of the Korean Diaspora

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs jointly sponsored with the Harvard Asia Center

    Y. David Chung, Professor, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan; Kim Koo Visiting Professor, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University

    ...

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    2013 Mar 28

    Bridled by the Past? The ‘History Problem’ and Korea-Japan Security Relations

    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

    Yongwook Ryu
    Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, The Australian National University

    Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director...

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    2013 Mar 27

    Archaeological Evidence of Social Inequality and Complexity in Early Korea

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Early Korea Project Lecture

    Event Poster

    Yangjin Pak
    Professor, Department of Archaeology, Chungnam National University; Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

    Professor Pak received his B.A. from Department of Archaeology and Art...

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    2013 Mar 15

    Nation and Ideology in War Times: Koreans in the Russian Far East during WWI

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138

    Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Special Event

    Event Poster

    Co-sponsored by Hokkaido University's Slavic Research Center and the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Yaroslav Shulatov

    Visiting Scholar, Davis Center of Russian and...

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    2013 Mar 07

    The Mystery of the Century: Lay Buddhist Monk Villages (Chaegasungch’on) Near Korea’s Northernmost Border, 1600s–1960s

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Event Poster

    Hwansoo Kim
    Assistant Professor, Duke University

    Hwansoo Kim is an assistant professor at Duke University in the field of Korean Buddhism and culture with the departments of Religion and Asian & Middle...

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    2013 Mar 05

    This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land: Negotiating between Physical Geography and Political State in Yi Sang’s "Miscellaneous Writings by Autumn Lamplight"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture

    Event Poster

    John Frankl
    Associate Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature, Yonsei University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

    Chaired by David R. McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of...

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    2013 Feb 28

    Star Wars vs. Seopyeonje: Science in Popular Culture in South Korea

    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

    Dong-Won Kim
    Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University; Visiting Professor, Harvard University

    Dong-Won Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1960. He studied computer science and statistics at Seoul...

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