Events

    2018 Sep 18

    North Korea as a Nuclear Weapons State

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Vipin Narang
    Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Discussant: Ambassador Nobuyasu Abe
    Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs (2003-06); and Commissioner, Japan Atomic Energy Commission (2014-17)

    Moderated by Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of...

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    2018 Jun 21

    Korea in Great Transition? Diplomacy for Denuclearization and Peace-building

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Center Library, 3rd Floor of Littauer Building, Room L369, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Young-kwan Yoon, Former ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University

    This Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series public event will highlight the insights of a foreign policy professional with a unique combination of experiences as a senior practitioner and a leading scholar.

    Bio:
    Dr. Yung-kwan Yoon served as...

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    2018 Apr 30

    Score One for the Dancing Girl, and Other Selections from the Kimun ch'onghwa: A Story Collection from Nineteenth-Century Korea

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    The Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Library Book Talk; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
    April 30 HYI Book Talk

    Si Nae Park
    Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Professor Park will talk about her recent publication with Professor...

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    2018 Apr 28

    Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian Approaches

    8:15am to 6:45pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

    2018 Student Conference DPRK; co-sponsored by the Council of Korean Americans, the Young-Chul Min Memorial Fund at the Korea Institute, Harvard University Asia Center, and the Korea Economic Institute

    Harvard Medical School Korean Student Society, the North Korea Study Group, a student organization at Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Chan North Korea Public Health Student Club and Harvard Chan Student Club for International Health Care Systems are organizing an all-day conference titled "Peace on the Korean Peninsula: The Health and Humanitarian...

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    2018 Apr 19

    Songs for the ‘Great Leaders’: Ideology and Political Agitation in the Music of North Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    KC Keith Howard Event Poster


    Keith Howard
    Professor Emeritus, SOAS, University of London, and Fellow, National Humanities Center, North Carolina

    Professor Keith Howard is the Kent R. Mullikin Fellow at the National...

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    2018 Apr 13

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary

    9:30am to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and other Asia-related centers

     

    Harvard Asia Center 20th Anniversary logo

    This spring marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Harvard Asia Center. To celebrate, the Center will be hosting a day of talks and panels...

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    2018 Apr 12

    Rethinking World Literature through the Relations between Russian and East Asian Literatures

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium; co-sponsored by Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
    4/12 KC Poster


    Heekyoung Cho
    Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington

    Heekyoung Cho is Associate Professor...

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    2018 Apr 05

    Korea and a Japan Divided

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
    4/5 KKF Poster

    Alexis Dudden
    Professor of History, University of...

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    2018 Mar 27

    Asia's Growing Generation Gap: Causes and Consequences

    4:15pm to 6:15pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable Forum, co-sponsored with the Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Korea Institute and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    Haejoang Cho, Emerita Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Yonsei University
    Ishida Hiroshi, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Teresa Kuan, Department of Anthropology, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Shen Yifei, Department of Sociology, Fudan...

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    2018 Feb 22

    Mars and Manna: Defense Industry and the Economic Transformation of Korea under Park Chung Hee

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    KKF February 22 Poster
    Peter Banseok Kwon
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Korea Institute; Adjunct Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

    Peter Banseok Kwon is the...

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    2018 Feb 15

    Art, War and Diplomacy – Early Discoveries and Collecting of Goryeo Art in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Wagner Special Lecture

    Wagner Special Lecture Poster_Feb 15

    Charlotte Horlyck, Lecturer in Korean Art History, SOAS/ Smithsonian Institution Senior Fellow of Art History

    Charlotte Horlyck was...

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    2018 Feb 06

    The Changing Security Landscape on the Korean Peninsula: Implications for Tokyo, Beijing, and Washington

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Spring Seminar Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    John Park
    Director, Korea Working Group and Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS

    Moderated by Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    This seminar series is supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (...

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    2018 Feb 02

    A roundtable discussion on Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk, co-sponsored with the Asia Center, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the Korea Institute

    Feb 2 Poster

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