Events

    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
    2015 Oct 28

    "Korea's Role in Asia : Regional Cooperation & National Unification"

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Ash Center, 2nd Floor North 124 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation presentation

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

    Jin Park
    , Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars; Chair Professor, Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

    Dr. Jin Park is currently a Global Fellow at the...

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    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 Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Exhibit and Fundraiser for Nepal

    Photographs by Grzegorz Ekiert
    Ongoing exhibit through October 29. Closing reception and...

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    2015 May 27

    "Human Rights in South Korea: Past Trends, Present Realities, and Future Possibilities"

    2:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, Seminar Room 450 Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute, SSK Human Rights Forum, and the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Organized by Professor Paul Chang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

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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 United States

    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...

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