Kim Koo Forum

2018 Oct 09

Political Origins of Cybersecurity Capacity: Lessons from Japan and East Asia

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

Ben Bartlett
Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Dr. Bartlett holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Earlham College, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a recipient of fellowships and grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of...

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2018 Oct 04

Democracy When You Least Expect It: Strong State Democratization in Authoritarian Asia

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center Foyer, Suite 200 N, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Democracy in Hard Places Seminar; co-sponsored by Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

Joseph Wong
Ralph and Roz Halbert Professor of Innovation at the Munk School of Global Affairs, a Professor of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

Professor Joseph Wong was appointed Associate Vice-President and Vice-...

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2018 Oct 04

The Korean Peninsula in Flux: South Korea’s ‘Candlelight Revolution’ and Its Impact

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

Paik Nak-chung
Professor Emeritus of English, Seoul National University

Paik Nak-chung, literary critic, editor, and Professor Emeritus of English at Seoul National...

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2018 Sep 25

The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Panel Discussion Organized by Professor Arunabh Ghosh; co-sponsored with Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, and Mittal South Asia Institute
...

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2018 Apr 05

Korea and a Japan Divided

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
4/5 KKF Poster

Alexis Dudden
Professor of History, University of...

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2018 Feb 22

Mars and Manna: Defense Industry and the Economic Transformation of Korea under Park Chung Hee

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
KKF February 22 Poster
Peter Banseok Kwon
Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Korea Institute; Adjunct Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Peter Banseok Kwon is the...

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2018 Feb 01

From Refugees to Citizens? Migration & Resettlement of North Korean Defectors Beyond the Korean Peninsula

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
KKF Poster_Feb 1

Sheena Chestnut Greitens
Academy Scholars, Harvard Academy for International & Area Studies; Assistant Professor, University of Missouri

Sheena Chestnut Greitens is...

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2017 Nov 09

Threat of Falling High Status and Corporate Bribery: Evidence from the Revealed Accounting Records of Two South Korean Presidents

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
Nov. 9 KKF Poster

Jordan Siegel
Associate Professor of Strategy, University of Michigan

Yujin Jeong
Assistant Professor of International Business, American University...

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2017 Oct 26

What was Different from Former Uprisings?: Candlelight Demonstration in 2016 and 2017

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
Tae Gyun Park's Event Poster

Tae Gyun Park
Kim Koo Visiting Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, 2017-18, Harvard University; Professor of Modern Korean History, Graduate School of...

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2017 Feb 02

Decentering Citizenship: Gender, Labor, and Migrant Rights in South Korea

4:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
2/2 Poster
Hae Yeon Choo
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto

Hae Yeon Choo is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Affiliated Faculty of the Asian Institute and the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University...

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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, Cambridge, MA 02138

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 Nov 17

A Novel Solution or Mimicry? A Korean Model of Financial Liberalization

4:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

Myung-koo Kang
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Baruch College, City University of New York

Professor Myung-koo Kang teaches political economy and Asian affairs at Baruch College, City University of...

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2016 Nov 03

Making 'We the People' in Korea: Foreigners, Histories, Identities

4:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs, co-sponsored by the Department of Government, Harvard Law School East Asian Legal Studies Program, and Harvard-Yenching Institute


Sung Ho Kim, Professor of Political Science, Yonsei University; Kim Koo Visiting Professor,...

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2016 Oct 06

Diverging Family Behaviors and Their Implications for Inequality in South Korea

4:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs



Hyunjoon Park
Korea Foundation Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Hyunjoon Park is Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Sociology and Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He...

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