Events

    2017 Oct 26

    “What was Different from Former Uprisings?: Candlelight Demonstration in 2016 and 2017”

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    OCT 26 KKF Poster
    Tae Gyun Park
    Kim Koo Visiting Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, 2017-18, Harvard University; Professor of Modern Korean History, Graduate School of International Studies...

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    2017 Oct 19

    "Flat Titles and Friendly 'Hoesik': Contemporary Office Culture Reforms in South Korea"

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    Oct.19 Korea Colloquium Poster
    Michael Prentice
    Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Michael Prentice is a linguistic anthropologist who focuses on language, management, and...

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    2017 Oct 13

    "The Ondol Problem and Politics of Conservation in Colonial Korea"

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation, co-sponsored by Korea Institute

    David Fedman
    Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Irvine

    Moderator: Ian J. Miller, Associate Professor of History, Harvard University

    2017 Oct 12

    "The Korean Trickster Figure"

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
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    Charles La Shure
    Assistant Professor, Department of Korean Language and Literature, Seoul National University; Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Charles La Shure is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Korean Language and Literature...

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    2017 Sep 15

    "'I'd Rather Be Dead': Conflicts of Care at the End of Life"

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation
    Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center, Korea Institute, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies


    Karen L. Thornber
    Professor of Comparative Literature & East Asian Languages and Civilizations, & Director, Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University

    Moderator: Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, and Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
     
    2017 May 22

    "The U.S., China, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula"

    4:15pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Ash Center foyer, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Suite 200N

     

    Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation event co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute 

    Join the Ash Center for a discussion on the U.S., China, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula with Dr. Jin Park, a Public Policy Scholar in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center and former member of the Korean National Assembly. Dr Park will be introduced by HKS graduate Julia Lee...

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    2017 May 09

    "Surviving on the Edge: Korean Brothels in Colonial Taiwan"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunch Talk
    Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and Korea Institute


    Jungwon Jin, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar

    Chair/Discussant: Elizabeth Remick, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Tufts University
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    2017 May 06

    The East Asian Media Studies Conference

    (All day)

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Supported by the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Fairbank Center of Chinese Studies, Harvard-Yenching Institute, and Korea Institute
    EAMS Conference
    Keynote Speakers:
    Rey Chow, Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University
    Thomas Lamarre, James McGill Professor in East Asian Studies and Associate in Communications Studies, McGill University
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    2017 May 01

    “Empire and Righteous Nation: 600 Years of China-Korea Relations”

    Mon - Wed, May 1 to May 3, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Annual Edwin O. Reischauer Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Asia Center, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Korea Institute
    reischauer lecture poster
    Odd Arne Westad, S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard University
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    2017 Apr 19

    Book Talk: “Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866–1945”

    4:15pm to 6:15pm

    Location: 

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

    Asia Center Seminar Series, co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard-Yenching Library and East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law School

    Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

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

    Discussants:
    Andrew D. Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History; Victor and William Fung Director,...

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