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
Series: Project on Managing the Atom Seminar Series
New Date/Time: February 11, 2015, 10:00 am-11:30 am
Location: Fainsod Room (Littauer-324)
More info: Event webpage
South Korea attempted to acquire nuclear reprocessing facilities from France in the mid-1970s. U.S. and Canadian pressure led South Korea and France to abandon the negotiations. In this Project on Managing the Atom Seminar, SeYoung Jang, MTA/ISP Research Fellow, will discuss how the failure to acquire reprocessing technology was later a significant element in South Korea's decision to suspend its nuclear weapons program in 1976.