Events

    2013 Mar 15

    Nation and Ideology in War Times: Koreans in the Russian Far East during WWI

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    S354, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138

    Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Special Event

    Event Poster

    Co-sponsored by Hokkaido University's Slavic Research Center and the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Yaroslav Shulatov

    Visiting Scholar, Davis Center of Russian and...

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    2013 Mar 05

    This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land: Negotiating between Physical Geography and Political State in Yi Sang’s "Miscellaneous Writings by Autumn Lamplight"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture

    Event Poster

    John Frankl
    Associate Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature, Yonsei University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

    Chaired by David R. McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of...

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    2013 Feb 27

    Cultural Exchanges between Korean and Chinese Literati in the 18th and 19th Centuries: The Fujitsuka Chikashi (1879-1948) Collection in the Harvard-Yenching Library

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture

     Event Poster

    Min Jung
    Professor of Korean Literature, Hanyang University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

    Chaired by Wai-Yee Li, Professor of Chinese Literature...

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    2013 Feb 27

    The Past and Future of Constitutional Adjudication in Korea

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308, Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies Lecture (Harvard Law School)

    Kang Kook Lee
    President, Constitutional Court of Korea

    * Please note that this talk is in Korean with English translation.

    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    2013 Feb 07

    East Asian Studies Senior Thesis Colloquium

    11:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    11:10-11:25                    Sandy XU (Advisor: Nara Dillon; Tutor: Liang Xu)

    Higher Education Reform in China through the Experiences of the Class of 1977

     

    11:25-11:40                    Lucia CARVER (Advisor: Tomiko Yoda; Tutor: Andrew Campana)

    On Being a Lesbian: The work of Kakefuda Hiroko, the...

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    2012 Nov 06

    Addressing Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting National Security: An Assessment of the Policy Toolkit and Comment on Korean Military

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Weatherhead Center For International Affairs Roundtable On World Affairs

    Contact Person: Nirvana Abou-Gabal

    Stephen Peter Rosen, Beton Michael Kaneb Professor of National Security and Military Affairs, Harvard University

    Owen R. Coté, Jr...

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    2012 Nov 06

    Japanese Diplomacy Today: Challenges and Opportunities

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    "Institutional Change and Japanese Politics"

    Tomohito Shinoda, Professor, International University of Japan

    Professor Shinoda is a leading scholar of Japanese politics, Japanese foreign and national security policymaking, and...

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    2012 Oct 31

    Understanding North Korean Refugees' Education Experience: A contextual analysis of their hardships, failures, and resilience in South Korea

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunch Talk Series - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Soon-yong Pak, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Yonsei University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

    Soon-Yong Pak is an anthropologist who currently...

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    2012 Apr 26

    The Making of Post-Socialist Individuals: A Case of Border Crossers from North Korea

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture Series

    Event Poster

    Co-Sponsored by the Korea Colloquium and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

    Jaeyoun Won
    Associate Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar...

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    2012 Apr 24

    Crisis and Wartime Behaviors: Media, Democracy, and International Conflict

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    K354, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    WCFIA Fellows Program Special Seminar; Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum at the Korea Institute

    Speakers:

    Kwang-Jin Kim
    Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Fellow; Colonel, Korean Air Force

    Kwan hyun Moon
    Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Fellow; Journalist, Yonhap News Agency

    Discussant:

    Sung-Yoon Lee
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Politics, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

    2012 Apr 17

    The Expected and the Unexpected: U.S. Grand Strategy and Asia

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

    Victor Cha
    D.S. Song KF Endowed Chair in Government and Asian Studies and Director of Asia Studies, Georgetown University; Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Affairs (CSIS) and Director for Asian Affairs, the National Security Council (2004-07) 

    Professor Cha is a leading scholar of contemporary Korea, East Asian security, and U.S. foreign policy in Asia. His latest book is The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future ...

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    2012 Mar 08

    A Study on the Interchange of 5th-7th Century East Asian Gilt Bronze Buddhist Sculptures

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture Series
    Co-Sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Eun Gyeng Yang
    Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology, Pusan National University

    Discussant: Rowan Flad, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Harvard...

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    2012 Mar 07

    Movie Night at the Schlesinger Library

    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Radcliffe College Room, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Radcliffe Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

    "In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee" (2010) by Deann Borshay Liem
     
    Movie Night at the Schlesinger Library is made possible by the generous support of Clara Schiffer.
     
    All Movie Night at the Schlesinger Library shows are free and open to the public. Refreshments are served.
     
    Sponsor: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

    Co-sponsor: Korea Institute
     
    URL: http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/movie_night.aspx
     
    Film: In...

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    2012 Feb 23

    The Development of GIS-DB System for the Historical Gazetteer and its Application for the Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Additional Cosponsors: Center for Geographical Analysis

    Event Poster

    Youcheoul Kim
    Professor of Ancient Chinese History, Department of History, Yonsei University; Chair, The Korean Commission for the Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia 

    Byung Nam...

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    2012 Feb 16

    Recent Discoveries in Choson Legal History: Inquest Records from 19th Century Korea

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308, Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies Program Talk - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

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

    Sun Joo Kim is Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. She specializes in social and cultural history of Choson Korea. After completing her college education from Yonsei University in South Korea in 1984, she received an M.A. in 1992 and...

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    2012 Feb 16

    E Plurbis Plura? Ethnicity and American History

    Thu Feb 16 (All day) to Thu Mar 1 (All day)

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    A lecture series sponsored by the Committee on Ethnic Studies, the Department of History, and the Committee on History and Literature

     Event Poster

    Monica Kim
    Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in History, University of Chicago
    Empire’s Babel: The Japanese American...

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    2012 Feb 12

    Time to Plan for a New Chapter in US Relations with North Korea

    10:15am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Suite 200 - North, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Democracy Seminar Series

    Donald Gregg, Former Ambassador to South Korea

    About the Seminar
    The death of Kim Jong Il and the ascension of Kim Jong Un to power in Pyongyang give the US the best chance it probably will ever have to start afresh with North Korea. Kim Jong Un, in his late twenties, with a couple of years of education in Switzerland, is going to be around for a long time, barring an internal upheaval in North Korea, which is in no one’s...

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    2012 Feb 07

    Were There New Women and Moga in the Japanese Community of Colonial Korea? Exploring Gender Politics and Colonialism

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture Series

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

    A talk by Professor Sug-in Kweon (Anthropology, Seoul National University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2011-12)

    Discussant: Professor Carter Eckert (Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University)

    Professor Kweon's talk will examine gender politics within the Japanese colonial settler community in Korea in the beginning of the 20th century. More specifically...

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