Events

    2015 Sep 05

    Nepal – In Memoriam

    Sat - Thu, Sep 5 to Oct 29, 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Fisher Family Commons, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Exhibit and Fundraiser for Nepal

    Photographs by Grzegorz Ekiert
    Ongoing exhibit through October 29. Closing reception and fundraiser, Thursday, October 29, 5:00 p.m.

    This exhibit is designed to raise funds for the Harvard University’s South Asia Institute Nepal...

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    2015 Aug 24

    Urban Futures in Asia: Aspiration, Speculation, Contention

    (All day)

    Location: 

    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)

    Participants...

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    2015 May 08

    What Decision Should Korea Make in 2017? Korean Politics & the Next Presidential Election

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    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...

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    2015 Feb 11

    South Korea's Quest for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing: 1972-1976

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Fainsod Room, Littauer-324, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series Presentation

    Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs 
    Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series Presentation
    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute

    "South Korea's Quest for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing: 1972-1976" 

    Speaker: SeYoung Jang - Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program
    ...

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    2014 Oct 28

    Negotiating with North Korea: Proliferation, Peninsular Stability, Power Consolidation

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

    John Park, Adjunct Lecturer, and Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

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

    2014 Sep 23

    Japan’s Trouble With Islands: Law, Territory, and History

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Presentation

    Event Poster

    Co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Korea Institute

    Alexis Dudden, Professor of History, University of Connecticut

    Moderator: Susan Pharr...

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    2014 Apr 08

    East Asian Internationalism and Beyond: Crossing Borders in Chinese Architectural History

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Annual Edwin O. Reischauer Lecture Series

    Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Korea Institute

    Nancy S. Steinhardt
    Professor of East Asian Art, University of Pennsylvania...

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    2014 Feb 18

    Korea's Search for Security

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S-Japan Relations Presentation

    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs, Korea Institute

    Sung-Yoon Lee
    Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies and Assistant Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

    Karl Friedhoff
    Program Officer, Public Opinion Studies Center, The Asan Institute for Policy Studies

    Moderator: Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese...

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    2013 Dec 04

    Transition to the 'Universal' Welfare State: the Changing Meaning of the Welfare State in Korea

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard-Yenching Library, Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Lecture Series

    Event poster

    Huck Ju Kwon, Professor, Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

    Huck Ju Kwon is Professor at the Graduate School of Public...

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    2013 Nov 05

    North Korea's Dual Pursuit of Nuclear and Economic Development

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center USJP Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

    Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy, Council on Foreign Relations.

    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar; Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

    2013 Oct 29

    The State's Duty to Protect Women from Human Rights Violations: A Case of the Constitutional Court of Korea

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies Lecture

    Han-Chul Park, President of the Korean Constitutional Court

    The talk will be in English with PowerPoint. The Q & A and discussion will be in Korean, with translation provided.

    Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute, Harvard University.

    2013 Oct 11

    Informal Workshop on Ming and Chosŏn Examination Data at Harvard

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Knafel 354 (1737 Cambridge Street), Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the China Biographical Database Project

    Event Poster

    Civil service examination data have been used in studies of Chinese and Korean social mobility (Kracke, Ho, Chang, Park, Choe, Wagner, Song...

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