Events

    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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    2013 Sep 27

    (Un)Building Colonial Space in Korea, 1910-1945

    1:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Room 112 (Stubbins), Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Event Description

    This interdisciplinary colloquium engages the following questions: How is Korean colonial space constructed in, and through, literature, archaeology, visual culture, and architecture? How do we know of the colonial built environment as...

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    2013 May 09

    Conversation with PSY

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Korea Institute Special Event

    Event Poster

    Co-sponsored by the Office for the Arts at Harvard "Learning from Performers" Program & Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    * Video available for view at: https://...

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    2013 May 03

    The World Bank Group in Asia

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center, Hall C, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Event Poster

    Dr. Jim Yong Kim
    President, The World Bank Group; Former President, Dartmouth College

    Sponsored by the Tsai Lecture Fund at the Harvard University Asia Center; Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University
     
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    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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