Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street
Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Special Series on the Changing Face of Japan Presentation, co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University
Erin Chung, Charles D. Miller Associate Professor of East Asian Politics, Johns Hopkins University; Director, East Asian Studies Program, and co-director, Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship (RIC) Program, Johns Hopkins University
Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA...
Kennedy Room, The Charles Hotel, One Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) Forum Discussion,co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School and Korea Institute
The ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) was founded by Park Geun-Hye, President, Republic of Korea, and Chair of PCUP. PCUP is a bipartisan body to engage experts from diverse sectors to foster a broad societal consensus on preparation for the unification of South and North Korea. Led by Ambassador Chung Chong-Wook, Vice Chair of PCUP, this is the...
Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
Jaehyang Han, Associate Professor, Hokkaido University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar
Chair/Discussant: Carter J. Eckert,Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
Abstract: In Japan, even though gambling is illegal, pachinko—a form of gambling—has become ubiquitous in daily life, with spending on pachinko even surpassing the automobile market at the peak of pachinko’s popularity....
Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building, 485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138
In collaboration with the upcoming “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April 3 to July 17, 2016, this event will bring together artists and academics to examine contemporary Asian megacities including Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Discussions will focus on the built environment in these cities, how we think about concepts of modern versus vernacular, formal versus informal, and the impact of rapid urbanization on inhabitants of cities from Mumbai to Shanghai....
Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Special Series on International Relations of East Asia presentation
Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University
Katharine Moon,SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and Senior Fellow, Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Professor of Political Science and Edith Stix Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies, Wellesley College
Ash Center, 2nd Floor North, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation presentation; Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute
Jin Park, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars; Chair Professor, Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Dr. Jin Park is currently a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars and Chair Professor at the Graduate School of International and Area Studies of Hankuk University of...
Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sponsors: Korea Institute, Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University Department of Anthropology, Harvard University Harvard-Yenching Institute Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MPI-MMG)
NYE A & B, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA 02138
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School Presentation; Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute
Hyong-O Kim, Republic of Korea’s Former Speaker of the National Assembly
Hyong-O Kim served as the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea between 2008 and 2010. He served five consecutive terms as a member of the National Assembly between 1992 and 2012 during which he served as the Floor Leader of the Grand National Party (2006 – 2007), Secretary General...