Events

    2010 Apr 22

    The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    David Kim (Department of Anthropology, Columbia University and SUNY Purchase)

    The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea Presents:”Uncanny Insurances: Consumption, Control, and Divination in South Korea”David Kim (Department of Anthropology, Columbia University and SUNY Purchase)CGIS South Rm S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street at 4:30 p.m.Sponsored by the Korea Institute and the Department of Anthropology.

    2010 Apr 20

    The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Nicholas Harkness, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago

    The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea Presents:“Hearing Cleanliness: Christianity, Temporality, and the Voice in Contemporary South Korea”Nicholas Harkness (Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago)CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge Street at 5:00 p.m.Sponsored by the Korea Institute and the Department of Anthropology

    2010 Apr 07

    How the East was Won: ‘Imposed Constitutionalism’ in Japan and South Korea (1945-1948)

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Kim Sung Ho, Professor, Department of Political Science, Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea)
    Discussants: Profs. Carter Eckert and Andrew Gordon
    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund... Read more about How the East was Won: ‘Imposed Constitutionalism’ in Japan and South Korea (1945-1948)

    2009 Dec 11

    The Politics of 'Illicitly Brewed Liquor' in Colonial Korea

    1:00pm

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Itagaki Ryuta, Harvard-Yenching Visiting Scholar, Doshisha University (Japan)
    Discussant: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    Talk Abstract
    Home-brewing was not generally illegal in the era of the Chosǒn Dynasty. However, home-brewing had been prohibited after the enactment of alcohol beverage tax...

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    2009 Nov 20

    Protection of Cultural Diversity from the Landscape Point of View: Comparison of Chinese, Japanese and Korean Traditional Garden Cultures

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Room 111, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea GSD - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University, and Dep't of History of Art and Architecture

    People Involved:
    Sim Woo-kyung, Chair of Landscape Architecture Program, Korea University (Seoul, ROK)
    Contact Person: Okhyun Kim...

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    2009 Nov 20

    How Much Equality (and What Kind) in Korea? Some Cases

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Pound Hall 419, Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Ilhyung Lee, Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri
    Chaired by William Alford, Henry...

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    2009 Nov 06

    Social Consequences of Rapid Expansion of Higher Education in South Korea

    11:30am

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Joon Han, Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Social Sciences, Yonsei University, Korea
    Discussant: Professor Frank Dobbin, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Oct 16

    Changing Motherhood in Kirogi Families

    12:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Modern Asia Series - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Seung-kyung Kim, Associate Professor of Women's Studies, University of Maryland; Affiliate faculty of the Dept. of Anthropology, Dept. of American Studies and Asian American Studies Program

    Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

    2009 Sep 29

    Historical Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia

    12:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Co-sponsored by The Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    People Involved:
    Yinan He, Assistant Professor, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
    Toshiaki Miura, Abe Fellow and Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and Editorial Writer, Asahi Shimbun (2004-09)
    Contact Person: Shinju Fujihira

    2009 Jun 29

    Sijo in Korea

    2:45pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Readings

    Two of Korea's leading contemporary sijo poets will read from their own works on Friday, with Korean musicians performing sijo in traditional musical settings in the evening.

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