Special and Co-sponsored Events

2012 Feb 23

The Development of GIS-DB System for the Historical Gazetteer and its Application for the Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional Cosponsors: Center for Geographical Analysis

Event Poster

Youcheoul Kim
Professor of Ancient Chinese History, Department of History, Yonsei University; Chair, The Korean Commission for the Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia 

Byung Nam...

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2012 Feb 16

E Plurbis Plura? Ethnicity and American History

Thu Feb 16 (All day) to Thu Mar 1 (All day)

Location: 

Robinson Hall, Lower Library, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A lecture series sponsored by the Committee on Ethnic Studies, the Department of History, and the Committee on History and Literature

 Event Poster

Monica Kim
Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in History, University of Chicago
Empire’s Babel: The Japanese American...

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2012 Feb 16

Recent Discoveries in Choson Legal History: Inquest Records from 19th Century Korea

12:00pm

Location: 

Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308, Cambridge, MA 02138

East Asian Legal Studies Program Talk - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

Sun Joo Kim
Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History, Harvard University; Director, Korea Institute, Harvard University

Sun Joo Kim is Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. She specializes in social and cultural history of Choson Korea. After completing her college education from Yonsei University in South Korea in 1984, she received an M.A. in 1992 and...

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2012 Feb 12

Time to Plan for a New Chapter in US Relations with North Korea

10:15am to 11:00am

Location: 

Suite 200 - North, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Democracy Seminar Series

Donald Gregg, Former Ambassador to South Korea

About the Seminar
The death of Kim Jong Il and the ascension of Kim Jong Un to power in Pyongyang give the US the best chance it probably will ever have to start afresh with North Korea. Kim Jong Un, in his late twenties, with a couple of years of education in Switzerland, is going to be around for a long time, barring an internal upheaval in North Korea, which is in no one’s...

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2012 Feb 07

Were There New Women and Moga in the Japanese Community of Colonial Korea? Exploring Gender Politics and Colonialism

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture Series

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies 

A talk by Professor Sug-in Kweon (Anthropology, Seoul National University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2011-12)

Discussant: Professor Carter Eckert (Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University)

Professor Kweon's talk will examine gender politics within the Japanese colonial settler community in Korea in the beginning of the 20th century. More specifically...

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2012 Feb 02

After Kim Jong Il: The Korean Peninsula and East Asian Security

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations, the Korea Institute and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; United States Special...

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2011 Dec 02

Historical Reconciliation in East Asia: Working Together to Resolve Conflicts

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, Lower Level Conference Room, 27 Kirkland Street at Cabot Way, Cambridge, MA 02138


Jae-jeong Chung
, President, Northeast Asian History Foundation
Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History, Director of Korea Institute, Harvard University
Contact Person: Mark Byington

Sponsored by: Northeast...

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2011 Nov 12

SamulNori Lecture/Demonstration

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

People Involved:
Samul Nori (Korean Percussion and Dance Troupe)
Katherine Lee, Ph.D. Candidate in Ethnomusicology, Harvard University
Contact Person: Katherine Lee

2011 Nov 11

SamulNori Performance

8:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theater, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

People Involved: 

SamulNori (Korean Percussion and Dance Troupe)
Presenter: World Music
Contact Person: World Music/CRASHarts
Contact Email: info@WorldMusic.org
Contact Phone: 617-876-4275

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2011 Nov 08

The Rise of China and India: Challenges for Japanese Foreign Policy

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations seminar - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

 

People Involved:
Yanghyeon Jo, Associate Professor, Department of Asia and Pacific Studies, and Director of Center for Diplomatic History Studies, the Institute of...

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2011 May 24

A Comparative Approach to the Formation of East Asian Family Names and Genealogies: Looking at Korean and Japanese Foreign Family Names

12:15pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

S153, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

China Lunchtime Seminar: Visiting Scholar Presentation

People Involved:
Guanglin Jin, Niigata Sangyo University, Japan

Dr. Guanglin Jin is a professor of humanities at Niigata Sangyo University in Japan. He received his PhD in interdisciplinary cultural studies from the University of Tokyo in 1997. He has published two books (co-author) and many articles on East Asian history, culture, and language. As a visiting scholar at the Fairbank Center, he is conducting a comparative study on the formation of East Asian family names and...

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