Events

    2019 Nov 06

    Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea Information Session

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Room S250, 1730 Cambridge St.

    Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea Infomation Session for Harvard undergraduate students

    Come learn about the various Korea Institute undergraduate opportunities in Korea for summer 2020. Hear also from some returnee students!

    Summer Internships
    Harvard Summer School in Seoul Program

    Summer Research Travel Grants
    Summer Language Study Grants [Ewha Womans University-EISC Tuition Waivers]
    Korea Institute Undergraduate Scholarship to attend SNU International Summer Program [SNU-ISP Tuition Waiver...

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    2019 Oct 30

    Songs of Seoul: An Ethnography of Voice and Voicing in Christian South Korea

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room (1st floor), 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
    HYL Book Talk
    Nicholas Harkness
    Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

    Afternoon Tea with the Author: Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk is a series of events in which Harvard faculty...

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    2019 Oct 29

    The Perils of Populist Nationalism: Japan and Korea in a New Era

    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

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

    Special Panel Discussion; jointly sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center, the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, the Program on U.S. Japan Relations, and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
    10.29 KKF

    ...

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    2019 Oct 17

    The Circulation of Japanese Texts in Colonial Korea and Their Impact on Vernacular Publishing

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; co-sponsored by The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
    10.17 KKF Poster

    Michael Kim
    Professor of Korean History, Yonsei University

    Professor Kim received an A.B. in History with honors and...

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    2019 Oct 16

    “Fire and Fury” to Love Letters - What's Next with Trump-Kim Diplomacy?

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall, Room 308, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies Lunchtime Talk Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
    10.16 John Park

    John Park, Director, Korea Project and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

    Dr. John Park ...

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    2019 Oct 15

    Exceptional Subjects: Koreans in the Russian Far East and the Origins of Soviet Ethnic Cleansing

    4:30pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Room S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, MA 02138

    Historian's Seminar Series; Sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Sergey Glebov, Associate Professor of History, Smith College and Amherst College

    Sergey Glebov is a historian of imperial Russia and Soviet Union. His first research project focused on the history of the Eurasianist movement, a Russian emigre ideological group which reimagined the imperial space in the wake of the revolution of 1917 as a geographic, historical, ethnographic, and linguistic unity....

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    2019 Oct 10

    Destination: World Powered by PechaKucha

    4:15pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Harvard Worldwide Week event co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center, Center for African Studies, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard China Fund, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Korea Institute, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Office of FAS International Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs,...

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    2019 Oct 10

    Transwar Continuities of Colonial Intimacy: Korean-Japanese Relationships in Korean Cinema in the 1960s

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room (1st floor), 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunch Talk Series; co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Korea Institute

    Su Yun Kim, Assistant Professor, Korean Studies Program, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, the University of Hong Kong; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2019-20

    Su Yun Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Korean Studies Program at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures of the University of Hong Kong, specializing in modern Korean literature and culture. She received a Ph.D. in Literature from the University...

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    2019 Oct 03

    Transcending the Frontier: Aesthetic Encounters Between North and South Korea in the Twilight of the Cold War

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    10.3 KC Poster

    Douglas Gabriel
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Douglas Gabriel is the 2019–20 Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow at the Korea Institute, Harvard University. He received his...

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    2019 Sep 25

    “What if North Korea Attacked? Japanese, South Korean, and U.S. Public Opinion on the Nuclear Umbrella"

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Harvard Kennedy School Littauer Center, L-324 Fainsod Room, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
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    Stephen Herzog, Stanton Nuclear Security Predoctoral Fellow with the Project on Managing the Atom and International Security Program, Harvard Kennedy School

    Stephen Herzog is a Ph.D. candidate in...

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    2019 Sep 24

    Japan and the Future of the Korean Peninsula

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 0128

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Presentation, co-sponsored by the Harvard Korea Institute's SBS Foundation Research Fund

    Narushige Michishita, Vice President; Director of Security and International Studies Program; Director of Strategic Studies Program; Director of Maritime Safety and Security Policy Program; Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies.

    Moderated by Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government...

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    2019 Apr 22

    Writing Asian America: A Reading and Conversation with Three Poets

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    S030, Doris and Ted Lee Gathering Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Asian American Studies Seminar Series; Sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center and co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Asian American Studies Working Group
    4/22 Poetry Panel

    Tamiko Beyer
    The author of the poetry collections ...

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    2019 Apr 18

    Kang Kyŏng-ae, Manchuria and the Worlding of North Korean Literature

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    4/18 KC

    Ruth Barraclough
    Associate Professor, Department of Pacific and Asian History, Australian National University

    Professor Ruth Barraclough teaches in the Department of Pacific and Asian History at the...

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    2019 Apr 11

    Engineering the Moral Heart: Science and Literature in Postwar North Korea

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    4/11 KC

    Dafna Zur
    Assistant Professor, Korean Literature and Culture, Stanford University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

    Dafna Zur teaches courses on Korean literature,...

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