Special and Co-sponsored Events

2023 Apr 25

Entangled Genetic Histories of Bionation Building in Japan and South Korea

10:30am to 11:45am

Location: 

Online (Zoom)

Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center, Department of History of Science, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Korea Institute

Science and Technology Seminar Series
Entangled Genetic Histories of Bionation Building in Japan and South Korea

Speaker: Jaehwan Hyu, Assistant Professor of History of Science, Pusan National University
Chair: Victor Seow, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University

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2022 Oct 17

Risks Facing South Korea’s Global Companies

4:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Concourse, Harvard University (1730 Cambridge St.)

This event is part of the Korea Project’s Global Governance and Peace Seminar: Korea Political Economy and International Relations
Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

Dr. Taeho Bark
Senior Visiting Scholar, Korea Project, Harvard Kennedy School

Moderated by Dr. John Park, Director, Korea Project, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School

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2022 Oct 14

Navigating Asia: Interdisciplinary Conversations in Honor of Ezra Vogel

Fri - Sat, Oct 14 to Oct 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

This conference is organized to honor and celebrate the late Professor Ezra Vogel’s role as the inaugural Director of the Harvard Asia Center and his commitment to transnational scholarship. 
The two-day conference will begin at 4:00 pm on Friday, October 14, 2022, and run from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm on Saturday, October 15, 2022. The event will take place in Tsai Auditorium, S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA.
Co-sponsored by Korea Institute

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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.

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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
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