Special and Co-sponsored Events

2022 Oct 03

Diatribes and Dialogues over the Past: “History Problems” and Regional Orders in Northeast Asia

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar talk
Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

Jae-Jung Suh
Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University; HYI Visiting Scholar, 2022-23

Moderated by Paul Y. Chang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Abstract:
In this talk, I propose to re-analyze the history of the historical contentions in Northeast Asia as that of the regional actors’ attempts to manage their differences over national...

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2022 Sep 26

Japan, South Korea, and U.S. Alliance Politics in East Asia

8:00pm to 9:15pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

This seminar is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)
Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

Sue Mi Terry
Director of the Asia Program and the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy, The Wilson Center

Moderated by Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

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2022 Nov 15

Controlling the Mind for Welfare in South Korea: Classroom, Computer, and Drug, 1960s–2010s

10:30am to 11:45am

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Fall 2022 roster of Science and Technology in Asia seminar series
Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

Youjung Shin
Assistant Professor at the Department of Science Studies, Jeonbuk National University

Moderated by Victor Seow, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University

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2022 Apr 19

Sugar and Commodity Form: Manifestations in Colonial Taiwan and Korea

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Taiwan Studies Workshop at Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Co-sponsored by Korea Institute 

Jaewoong Jeon
Postdoctoral Fellow in Global History, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Postdoctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

Moderated by Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College; Fairbank Center Associate

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2022 Apr 04

Zainichi Koreans in the Politics of Decolonization and Deimperialization

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Weatherhead Center Program on US-Japan Relations seminar
Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

Sayaka Chatani
Assistant Professor, Department of History, National University of Singapore

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

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2022 Feb 03

Korean Foreign Policy Debate: Part 2

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Webinar hosted by Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and co-hosted by the Korea Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

As the March South Korea election approaches, this virtual event will include a conversation between M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow William Overholt and Amb. Wi Sung-Lac, foreign policy advisor to South Korean presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung.

William Overholt, M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow...

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2022 Jan 27

Korean Foreign Policy Debate: Part 1

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Webinar hosted by Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School and co-hosted by the Korea Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

As the March South Korea election approaches, this virtual event will include a conversation between M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow William Overholt and Dr. Kim Sung-Han (Conservative Party NSA candidate).

William Overholt, M-RCBG Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Kim Sung-Han, Dean...

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2022 Jan 31

Why Has the East Asian Covid Model Diverged over Delta and Omicron?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations
Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

Co-sponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Korea Institute, and Takemi Program in International Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Yves Tiberghien 
Professor of Political Science; Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research, University of British Columbia

Moderated by Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan...

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2022 Jan 24

Sweet Returns: Sugar Capitalism in South Korea and Taiwan

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar sponsored by Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
Co-sponsored by Korea Institute  

 
Jaewoong Jeon, WIGH Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Faculty Commentator: Joyce Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History, Harvard University
Student Commentator: Sanjay Paul, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

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