DPRK Event Calendar
Friday, May 8: What Decision Should Korea Make in 2017? Korean Politics and the Next Presidental Election (Cambridge, MA)
The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a talk with Hyong-O Kim, Republic of Korea’s former Speaker of the National Assembly
Tuesday, May 12: Human Rights and North Korea's Overseas Laborers: Dilemmas and Policy Challenges (Washington, DC)
The Database Center for North Korean Human Rights (NKDB) and the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) are co-hosting a conference on the human rights conditions of North Korean laborers. NKDB researchers, KEI staff and other prominent North Korean and human rights specialists will gather together for presentation and discussion of the severe labor rights and basic human rights violations faced by North Korean laborers overseas. Additional information will be provided by a North Korean defector, who worked for about 2 years overseas, and will share his witness testimony with the audience.
Thursday, May 14: Nuclear Non-proliferation and U.S.-ROK Relations: An International History, 1969–1981 (Cambridge, MA)
How was South Korea able to pursue its nuclear weapons program in the 1970s? Was U.S. coercive diplomacy the primary driver leading to South Korea's decision to abandon the weapons program? This seminar at Harvard University's Belfer Center examines South Korea's nuclear weapons program and U.S. non-proliferation efforts from the Nixon to the Carter Administrations in the broader context of international nuclear history.
Tuesday, May 26: Huessy Congressional Breakfast Seminar Series on Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense (Washington, DC)
Join the Huessy Congressional Breakfast Seminar Series on Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense for a seminar discussing US nuclear deterrence challenges and North Korea and China's nuclear build-up.
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