Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

2019 Oct 31

Talk Title TBA

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

Monica Kim
Assistant Professor of History, New York University

Chaired by Nicholas Harkness, Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

The Korea Institute acknowledges the generous support of the Kim Koo Foundation.

2019 Oct 17

Talk Title TBA

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

Michael Kim
Professor of Korean History, Yonsei University

Professor Kim received an A.B. in History with honors and Magna Cum Laude from Dartmouth College and his Ph.D. in Korean history from Harvard University's East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department. His specialty is colonial Korean history, particularly in print culture, migration, wartime mobilization and everyday life. He has published over thirty articles, translations and book chapters on various topics in Korean history. His recent publication...

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2019 Feb 14

Baby Miles: Reproductive Rights, Labor, and Ethics in the Transnational Korean Reproductive Technology Industry

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
2.14 KKF Poster

Sunhye Kim
Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

Sunhye Kim earned her Ph.D. in Women’s Studies at...

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2019 Feb 07

State-firm Coordination and Upgrading: Reaching the Efficiency Frontier in Spain and South Korea’s Skill-, Capital-, and Knowledge Intensive Industries

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
2.7 KKF Poster

Angela Garcia Calvo
Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Marie Curie fellow at the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Dr. Angela...

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2018 Oct 09

Political Origins of Cybersecurity Capacity: Lessons from Japan and East Asia

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Presentation; co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute

Ben Bartlett
Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Dr. Bartlett holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Earlham College, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a recipient of fellowships and grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Waseda University, and the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of California at Berkeley. His working papers have addressed measurement of power and capabilities in cyberspace; Japan’s industrial policy and cybersecurity; and territorial conflict and disputes. During the 2018-19 academic year, Dr. Bartlett will conduct research on Japan's cyber security promotion efforts in Southeast Asia.

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

The Korea Institute acknowledges the generous support of the Kim Koo Foundation.

2018 Sep 25

The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Panel Discussion Organized by Professor Arunabh Ghosh; co-sponsored with Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs at the Harvard Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, and Mittal South Asia Institute
...

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2018 Oct 04

The Korean Peninsula in Flux: South Korea’s ‘Candlelight Revolution’ and Its Impact

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
10/4 KKF
Paik Nak-chung
Professor Emeritus of English, Seoul National University

Paik Nak-chung, literary critic, editor, and Professor Emeritus of English at Seoul National University, has authored...

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2018 Apr 04

“Korea and the U.S. Alliance System: Past and the Future”

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; Co-sponsored by the Korea Working Group at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Asia Center
Victor Cha 4/4 Event
Victor Cha
Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies; D.S. Song-KF Professor of... Read more about “Korea and the U.S. Alliance System: Past and the Future”
2018 Apr 05

“Korea and a Japan Divided”

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs; Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
4/5 KKF Poster

Alexis Dudden
Professor of History, University of...

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2018 Feb 22

Mars and Manna: Defense Industry and the Economic Transformation of Korea under Park Chung Hee

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
KKF February 22 Poster
Peter Banseok Kwon
Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Korea Institute; Adjunct Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Peter Banseok Kwon is...

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2018 Feb 01

From Refugees to Citizens? Migration & Resettlement of North Korean Defectors Beyond the Korean Peninsula

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
KKF Poster_Feb 1
Sheena Chestnut Greitens
Academy Scholars, Harvard Academy for International & Area Studies; Assistant Professor, University of Missouri

Sheena Chestnut Greitens is an Assistant Professor... Read more about From Refugees to Citizens? Migration & Resettlement of North Korean Defectors Beyond the Korean Peninsula
2017 Oct 26

“What was Different from Former Uprisings?: Candlelight Demonstration in 2016 and 2017”

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
OCT 26 KKF Poster
Tae Gyun Park
Kim Koo Visiting Professor in East Asian Languages and Civilizations, 2017-18, Harvard University; Professor of Modern Korean History, Graduate School of International Studies...

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2017 Nov 09

"Threat of Falling High Status and Corporate Bribery: Evidence from the Revealed Accounting Records of Two South Korean Presidents"

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

Nov. 9 KKF Poster

Jordan Siegel
Associate Professor of Strategy, University of Michigan

Yujin Jeong
Assistant Professor of International Business, American...

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2016 Dec 06

"Will South Korea Survive Shamans, Scandals, and Poisonous Politics?"

12:30pm

Location: 

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

Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs, co-sponsored by the Harvard College Korean International Student Association

Katharine H.S. Moon
Edith Stix Wasserman Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College; nonresident senior fellow and inaugural SK-Korea...

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