Events

    2010 Feb 09

    Dominion from Sea to Sea: Pacific Ascendancy and American Power

    12:30pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

    The Program on U.S.-Japan Relations – Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum

    Bruce Cumings, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College, University of Chicago

    Chaired by Susan J. Pharr. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Harvard University

    2010 Feb 04

    The Singer Sewing Machine in 1930s Korea: Some Riddles of Colonial Modern Times

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium – Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies


    Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    U.S. Department of Education (Title VI)
    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2010 Jan 28

    Behind the Juche Smokescreen: Racial Mythmaking in the DPRK

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium

    People Involved:
    B.R. Myers, Assistant Professor/Director, Department of Int’l Studies, Dongseo University (Pusan, Korea)
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    U.S. Department of...

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    2009 Dec 11

    The Politics of 'Illicitly Brewed Liquor' in Colonial Korea

    1:00pm

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Itagaki Ryuta, Harvard-Yenching Visiting Scholar, Doshisha University (Japan)
    Discussant: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    Talk Abstract
    Home-brewing was not generally illegal in the era of the Chosǒn Dynasty. However, home-brewing had been prohibited after the enactment of alcohol beverage tax...

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    2009 Nov 20

    Protection of Cultural Diversity from the Landscape Point of View: Comparison of Chinese, Japanese and Korean Traditional Garden Cultures

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Room 111, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea GSD - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University, and Dep't of History of Art and Architecture

    People Involved:
    Sim Woo-kyung, Chair of Landscape Architecture Program, Korea University (Seoul, ROK)
    Contact Person: Okhyun Kim...

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    2009 Nov 20

    How Much Equality (and What Kind) in Korea? Some Cases

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Pound Hall 419, Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Ilhyung Lee, Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri
    Chaired by William Alford, Henry...

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    2009 Nov 19

    Presidentialized Party Politics in South Korea: A Constitutional Approach

    4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum

    People Involved:
    Kuniaki Nemoto, Korea Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Chaired by Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Dima Mironenko

    ...

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    2009 Nov 06

    Social Consequences of Rapid Expansion of Higher Education in South Korea

    11:30am

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Joon Han, Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Social Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea
    Discussant: Professor Frank Dobbin, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Nov 05

    Imagining a Utopic Post-Colonial Korea: Anti-Japanese Resistance and the Rhetoric of Independence within the 1929-1930 Kwangju Student Movement

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium – Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    People Involved: 
    Deborah Solomon, Korea Institute and Reischauer Institute Joint Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor...

    2009 Oct 16

    Changing Motherhood in Kirogi Families

    12:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Modern Asia Series - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Seung-kyung Kim, Associate Professor of Women's Studies, University of Maryland; Affiliate faculty of the Dept. of Anthropology, Dept. of American Studies and Asian American Studies Program

    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Oct 15

    In the Service of of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium - Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center

    People Involved:
    Wayne Patterson, Visiting Professor of Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Professor of History, St. Norbert College
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    U.S. Department of Education (Title VI)
    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Oct 01

    Towards a Labor-Management Partnership in Korea

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Kim Koo Forum

    People Involved: Jiman Lee, Korea Institute Visiting Scholar; Associate Professor of Management, Yonsei School of Business, Korea
    Chaired by Jordan Siegel, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation

    2009 Sep 29

    Historical Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia

    12:30pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Co-sponsored by The Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    People Involved:
    Yinan He, Assistant Professor, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
    Toshiaki Miura, Abe Fellow and Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and Editorial Writer, Asahi Shimbun (2004-09)
    Contact Person: Shinju Fujihira

    2009 Sep 18

    Early Korea Project Archaeology Seminar

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Contact: Mark Byington 

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