Events

    2016 Dec 09

    “Receptions, Transformations and Innovations: Transcultural Discourses in Korean Art”

    9:30am

    Location: 

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

    Korean Art History Workshop 2016, co-sponsored by the Asia Center, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University and the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies

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    2016 Dec 06

    "Will South Korea Survive Shamans, Scandals, and Poisonous Politics?"

    12:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs, co-sponsored by the Harvard College Korean International Student Association

    Katharine H.S. Moon
    Edith Stix Wasserman Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College; nonresident senior fellow and inaugural SK-Korea...

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    2016 Dec 05

    “What Next? Trump and Asia”

    12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Harvard University Asia-related Centers Special Event

    Lynn Kuok, Visiting Fellow, Harvard Law School; Nonresident Fellow at Brookings Institution 
    Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies and Assistant Professor at The Fletcher School, Tufts...

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    2016 Nov 07

    숙천제아도 Illustration of My Places of Work (Sukch’ŏn chea to 宿踐諸衙圖): A Visual Journey of One Man's Career

    Mon Nov 7 (All day) to Fri Dec 16 (All day)

    Location: 

    First Floor Lounge, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    *Monday, November 7, 2016, 4:00 p.m.: Opening Reception and Gallery Talk by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director, Korea Institute, Harvard University


    Special Exhibit
    “Illustration of My Places of Work (Sukch’ŏn cheado 宿踐諸衙圖): A Visual Journey of One Man’s Career”
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    2016 Nov 01

    “Gender Inequality and Fertility in Japan and South Korea”

    12:30pm

    Location: 

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

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

    Mary C. Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
    Eunsil Oh, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, Harvard University

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

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    2016 Apr 18

    “Forum Discussion on Korean Unification Preparation”

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Kennedy Room, The Charles Hotel One Bennett Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) Forum Discussion,co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School and Korea Institute



    The ROK Presidential Committee on Unification Preparation (PCUP) was founded by Park Geun-Hye, President, Republic of Korea, and Chair of PCUP.  PCUP is a bipartisan body to engage experts from diverse sectors to foster...

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    2016 Apr 12

    “Gangsters, Gambling, and the Korean Community in Japan: Questioning the Economic History of the Pachinko Industry”

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk

    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Jaehyang Han, Associate Professor, Hokkaido University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

    Chair/Discussant: Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    Abstract
    In Japan, even though gambling is illegal, pachinko—a form of gambling—has become...

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    2016 Mar 24

    "Megacities Asia"

    5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Auditorium, Arthur M. Sackler Building 485 Broadway Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    In collaboration with the upcoming “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from April 3 to July 17, 2016, this event will bring together artists and academics to examine contemporary Asian megacities including Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Discussions will focus on the built environment in these cities, how we think about concepts of modern versus vernacular, formal versus informal, and the impact  of rapid urbanization on...

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    2016 Mar 21

    “The Spiritual Roots of Traditional Korean Music: Lecture and Performance by Visiting Artists”

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Andover Chapel, Harvard Divinity School Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Featuring musicologist Hilary Finchum-Sung (Seoul National University) and musicians Tae-Baek LeeJi-Young YiWan-Chul Won,Suk-Joo Lee, and Hyun-Bin Lim

    ...

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    2015 Nov 20

    "Cultured Streets" and "Civilized Cities": Japanese Colonial Expansion and Urban Development in Tokyo, Taipei, and Seoul

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States
    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum presentation
    Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations and Korea Institute 

    Tristan Grunow, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. History, University of Oregon 2014)

    Moderator: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of...
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    2015 Nov 10

    "South Korea's New Demography: Implications for Democracy and Diplomacy in East Asia"

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Special Series on International Relations of East Asia presentation

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

    Katharine Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and Senior Fellow, Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Professor of Political Science and Edith Stix Wasserman Chair of...

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    2015 Nov 02

    "Challenges and Opportunities faced by Korean Universities: With References from the Past, Present and Future of Ewha Womans University"

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Building 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

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