Events

    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
    Additional Sponsors: Asia Center... Read more about The Park Chung Hee Era: 50 Years after the Coup

    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

    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation... Read more about Multinational Companies and Labor Market Discrimination in Korea

    2011 Mar 24

    Precarious Balancing between an Ally and a Partner: South Korea's Policy toward China and Its Implications for the U.S.

    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 co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

    People Involved:
    Chong-Wook Chung, Kim Koo Visiting Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University
    Chaired by Robert S. Ross, Professor of Political Science, Boston College

    2010 Dec 02

    The Place and Role of the Far East's Maritime Region in Russia-Korea Relations

    4:30pm

    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 - Co-sponsored by Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

    People Involved:
    Alexey Starichkove, Far Eastern National University (Vladivostok, Russia)

    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation

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    2010 Oct 14

    Prospects for Denuclearization of North Korea: China’s Perspective, Leverage, and Role

    4:30pm

    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:
    Scott Snyder, Director of Center of U.S.-Korea Policy, The Asia Foundation
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
    Sponsored by: Kim Koo...

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    2010 Sep 28

    Beyond Transitional Justice, Toward Historical Justice: South Korean Efforts at Truth and Justice after Democratization

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Young Jo Lee, President, Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Republic of Korea)
    Chaired by David McCann, The Korea...

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    2010 Apr 29

    Socrates vs. Confucius: An Analysis of South Korea's Implementation of the American Law School Model

    5:00pm

    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 co-sponsored by the East Asian Legal Studies Program

    People Involved:
    Jasper Kim, Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha University (Korea)
    Chaired by Bill Alford, Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Dima Mironenko

    with reception to follow... Read more about Socrates vs. Confucius: An Analysis of South Korea's Implementation of the American Law School Model

    2010 Apr 15

    North Korea's Power Transition

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations

    People Involved: 

    Cha Kwang-nam, Visiting Fellow, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, Washington, D.C.

    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University... Read more about North Korea's Power Transition

    2010 Mar 11

    Prospects for Instability in North Korea

    4:30pm

    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:
    Sue M. Terry, Deputy National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, National Intelligence Council, Washington, D.C.
    Sung-Yoon Lee, Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Politics, Tufts University

    2010 Feb 10

    The U.S. and North Korea: Dealing with Irrationality

    12:30pm

    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:
    Bruce Cumings, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College, University of Chicago
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    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

    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 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 11

    Ambassadors' Dialogue: A Spotlight on Korea

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    The Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    A conversation with:

    H.E. Han Duck-soo, Republic of Korea Ambassador to the United States
    The Hon. Kathleen Stephens, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
    Moderator: Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor and Director, The Belfer Center of Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School
    Contact Person: Sean P. Tierney

    This event is organized by the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School...

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