Events

    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 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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    2012 Dec 20

    The Republic of Korea Presidential Election Panel Discussion

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kathleen Stephens, Senior Associate, Georgetown University; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

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

    Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korea Foundation...

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    2012 Dec 12

    North Korea in the Socialist World: Integration and Divergence, 1945-1972

    4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

    Avram Agov, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Avram Agov received a B.A. in philosophy (second major, history) from Sofia University, Bulgaria in 1988. He was a visiting scholar at...

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    2012 Nov 08

    Reading the Commercial Tea Leaves: New Insights into Regime Dynamics in Pyongyang

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

    John S. Park, Stanton Foundation Junior Faculty Fellow, Security Studies Program, MIT (starting in August 2012); Associate, Belfer Center, Harvard University (starting in...

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    2012 Apr 17

    The Expected and the Unexpected: U.S. Grand Strategy and Asia

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

    Victor Cha
    D.S. Song KF Endowed Chair in Government and Asian Studies and Director of Asia Studies, Georgetown University; Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Affairs (CSIS) and Director for Asian Affairs, the National Security Council (2004-07) 

    Professor Cha is a leading scholar of contemporary Korea, East Asian security, and U.S. foreign policy in Asia. His latest book is The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future ...

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    2012 Apr 12

    Territorial Disputes in East Asia and the US Responsibility and Role

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations



    Joon-woo Park
    Koret Fellow, The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University

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

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    2012 Mar 29

    Five Years in Pyongyang: Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation in North 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 U.S.-Korea Relations

    People Involved: 

    Katharina Zellweger, Pantech Fellow in Korean Studies, The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University

    Chaired by Sung-Yoon Lee, Adjunct...

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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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    2011 Oct 20

    China, Inc. Engages North Korea, Inc.: What Are the Policy Implications of Growing Bilateral Commercial Activities?

    4:15pm

    Location: 

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

    China Business Seminar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies - Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations

    People Involved:
    John S. Park, Senior Program Officer (Northeast Asia), Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention, United States Institute of Peace

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    2011 Oct 17

    Socrates vs. Confucius: What's the Right Model for South Korean Law Schools?

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Pound Hall, Room 419, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies - Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations

    People Involved:
    Jasper Kim, Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University; Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute and EALS

    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation

    2011 Apr 28

    The Park Chung Hee Era: 50 Years after the Coup

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum for U.S.-Korea Relations - Co-sponsored by the Asia Center



    Ezra F. Vogel, the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University
    Byung-Kook Kim, Professor of Political Science, Korea University and President, Korea Foundation
    Chaird by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation
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    2011 Apr 18

    Seoul 9-to-5: Creative Governance

    4:15pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Presented by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School and Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum, Korea Institute, Harvard University



    Se-Hoon Oh, Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government, Republic of Korea

    2011 Mar 31

    Multinational Companies and Labor Market Discrimination in Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations

    People Involved: 
    Jordan Siegel, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

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