Kim Koo Forum

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, Cambridge, MA 02138

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 Republic of Korea between 2008 and 2010. He served five consecutive terms as a member of the National Assembly between 1992 and 2012 during which he served as the Floor Leader of the Grand National Party (2006 – 2007), Secretary General...

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2015 Apr 30

A Genealogy of Anti-Communist Film in South Korea: Representing and Imagining Cold War

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

Hyangjin Lee, Professor, College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University; Kim Koo Visiting Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Hyangjin Lee is a...

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2014 Nov 20

"A Death Warrant for Our Nation": Syngman Rhee and South Korean Opposition to the Armistice, 1951-1954

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

Allan R. Millett
Ambrose Professor of History and Director of the Eisenhower Center for American Studies, The University of New Orleans; Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Military History, The Ohio State University...

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2014 Feb 27

Transformation and Sustainability of East Asian Development Model: The Cases of Korea, China, and Japan

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

Hyungkee Kim
Professor of Economics, School of Economics and Trade, Kyungpook National University; Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute, Harvard University

Professor Kim’s research interests include methodology of...

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2013 Nov 21

Engaging North Korea with Soft Power: Knowledge Sharing with Pyongyang

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

Kyung-Ae Park, Korea Foundation Chair, Institute of Asian Research; Director, Centre for Korean Research, The University of British Columbia

Professor Kyung-Ae Park holds the Korea Foundation Chair at the...

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2013 Oct 17

“Everlasting Fraternal Friendship”: North Korea and the End of Communism

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

Charles K. Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Columbia University

Charles K. Armstrong is the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the...

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2013 Oct 10

The Economic Reintegration of the Koreas: Time to Get On With It

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

Thomas P. Pinansky, Senior Foreign Attorney (Partner), Barun Law LLC

Mr. Pinansky is the Senior Foreign Attorney at Barun Law LLC. He plays a leading role in the firm’s international practice and advises an extensive...

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2013 Apr 18

From Rubens to Viktor Tsoi: Conceiving an Archive of the Korean Diaspora

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs jointly sponsored with the Harvard Asia Center

Y. David Chung, Professor, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan; Kim Koo Visiting Professor, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University

...

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2013 Mar 28

Bridled by the Past? The ‘History Problem’ and Korea-Japan Security Relations

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

Yongwook Ryu
Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, The Australian National University

Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director...

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2013 Feb 28

Star Wars vs. Seopyeonje: Science in Popular Culture in South Korea

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

Dong-Won Kim
Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University; Visiting Professor, Harvard University

Dong-Won Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1960. He studied computer science and statistics at Seoul...

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2012 Dec 20

The Republic of Korea Presidential Election Panel Discussion

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kathleen Stephens, Senior Associate, Georgetown University; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korea Foundation...

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2012 Dec 12

North Korea in the Socialist World: Integration and Divergence, 1945-1972

4:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

Avram Agov, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

Avram Agov received a B.A. in philosophy (second major, history) from Sofia University, Bulgaria in 1988. He was a visiting scholar at...

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2012 Nov 08

Reading the Commercial Tea Leaves: New Insights into Regime Dynamics in Pyongyang

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

John S. Park, Stanton Foundation Junior Faculty Fellow, Security Studies Program, MIT (starting in August 2012); Associate, Belfer Center, Harvard University (starting in...

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