Special and Co-sponsored Events

2018 Feb 06

The Changing Security Landscape on the Korean Peninsula: Implications for Tokyo, Beijing, and Washington

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Spring Seminar Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

John Park
Director, Korea Working Group and Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS

Moderated by Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

This seminar series is supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (...

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2018 Feb 02

A roundtable discussion on Encountering China: Michael Sandel and Chinese Philosophy

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium (S010), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk, co-sponsored with the Asia Center, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the Korea Institute

Feb 2 Poster

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2018 Feb 01

Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Korea's Strategic Dilemma between U.S. and China

12:15pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Littauer Building, Belfer Center Library, Room L369, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA 02138

Belfer Center Director's Luncheon

Chaibong Hahm
President, the Asian Institute for Policy Studies, Korea

Chaibong Hahm is the President of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul, South Korea. Previously, he was a Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, Professor in the School of International Relations and the Department of Political Science as well as the Director of the Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern California, Director (D-1) of the Division of Social Sciences Research &...

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2017 Nov 30

Asia Responds to Trump in Asia

4:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

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

Harvard University Asia-related Centers Trump and Asia Series Presentation; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute


Ronak Desai, Associate, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, India and South Asia Program, Harvard...

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2017 Oct 13

The Ondol Problem and Politics of Conservation in Colonial Korea

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation, co-sponsored by Korea Institute

David Fedman
Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Irvine

Moderator: Ian J. Miller, Associate Professor of History, Harvard University

2017 Oct 05

Polarized Embrace: South Korean Media Coverage of Human Rights, 1990-2016

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard-Yenching Institute Talk, co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Jeong-Woo Koo
Department of Sociology, Sungkyunkwan University

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


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2017 Sep 15

I'd Rather Be Dead: Conflicts of Care at the End of Life

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation
Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center, Korea Institute, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies


Karen L. Thornber
Professor of Comparative Literature & East Asian Languages and Civilizations, & Director, Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University

Moderator: Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology, and Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University

2017 May 22

The U.S., China, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center foyer, Suite 200N, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation event co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Korea Institute 

Join the Ash Center for a discussion on the U.S., China, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula with Dr. Jin Park, a Public Policy Scholar in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center and former member of the Korean National Assembly. Dr. Park will be introduced by HKS graduate ...

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2017 May 09

Surviving on the Edge: Korean Brothels in Colonial Taiwan

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue

Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunch Talk
Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and Korea Institute


Jungwon Jin, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/Discussant: Elizabeth Remick, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Tufts University

About the Talk 
Despite its wide practice, the sex trade and sex industry in Taiwan and Korea had never been put under governmental control before Japanese colonial rule. In the early...

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