"Korea in Great Transition? Diplomacy for Denuclearization and Peace-building"

Date: 

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Center Library, 3rd Floor of Littauer Building, Room L369, Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Young-kwan Yoon, Former ROK Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University

This Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series public event will highlight the insights of a foreign policy professional with a unique combination of experiences as a senior practitioner and a leading scholar.

Bio:
Dr. Yung-kwan Yoon served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Korean government (2003-04). Before joining the faculty of Seoul National University in 1990, he taught at University of California at Davis. He served as Korea’s eminent representative to and the Co-chair of the East Asia Vision Group II (ASEAN+3 Summit) from September 2011 to October 2012. He published several books and about 70 articles in the field of international political economy, Korea’s foreign policy, and inter-Korean relations, some of which appeared in World Politics, International Political Science Review, Asian Survey, Project Syndicate, etc.

Moderated by John Park, Director, Korea Working Group and Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School

This Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series event is co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Belfer Center's Project on the Managing the Atom. The Harvard Korea Working Group acknowledges the generous support of the Korea Foundation.