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This calendar lists public events about or related to North Korea. It focuses on events held in Washington, DC, although it will also list notable events held elsewhere in the US. The sidebar to the right notes dates of interest to Korea-watchers, such as high-level diplomatic summits, upcoming elections, and important anniversaries. If you have an event that you think should be included in the calendar, please contact us.


Wednesday, August 27: North Korean War Orphans in Transnational Educational Exchange (Washington, DC)

6th Floor Moynihan Board Room, Woodrow Wilson Center, from Aug 27, 2014 02:00 PM to Aug 27, 2014 03:00 PM

Intaek Hong, North Korea International Documentation Project (NKIDP) Intern, will present his research. The presentation will be moderated by James F. Person.

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Wednesday, September 3: "The U.S.-ROK Alliance as an Asia-Pacific Alliance? Historical and Contemporary Perspectives in U.S. Policy," with Professor Yasuyo Sakata (Washington, DC)

Chung-wen Shih Conference Room: 1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503, from Sep 03, 2014 02:00 PM to Sep 03, 2014 03:00 PM

Part of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies' Visiting Scholar Roundatble Series at George Washington University

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Thursday, September 4: Korean Unification in a New Era (Washington, DC)

Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, from Sep 04, 2014 09:00 AM to Sep 04, 2014 04:00 PM

In light of President Park Geun-hye's speech in Dresden, Germany and the growing discussion about the future of the Korean peninsula, the Office of the Korea Chair at Center for Strategic and International Studies will hold a full-day conference featuring senior-level policy and scholarly discussions on the topic of unification. This event will be a landmark conference on economic, business, political, and security opportunities of unification co-hosted with the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences (NRCS) of the Republic of Korea and a consortium of other institutions.

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September 6-7: Crossing, Jumping, Flying: North Korean Mobility in Film (Los Angeles, CA)

The Ray Stark Theater – SCA 108, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 , from Sep 06, 2014 12:30 PM to Sep 07, 2014 08:00 PM

The Korean Film Festival comes back to USC, this time exploring the cinema from and about North Korea.

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Monday, September 8: "US Policy on Asia: Where do we go from here?," with Dr. Kurt Campbell (Washington, DC)

Lindner Commons, 1957 E Street, NW, Room 602, from Sep 08, 2014 05:00 PM to Sep 08, 2014 06:30 PM

GW's Sigur Center for Asian Studies and The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies invite you to “US Policy on Asia: Where do we go from here,” with Dr. Kurt Campbell, Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and current Chairman/CEO of The Asia Group. The lecture will be followed by a discussion with Amitai Etzioni and then with the audience.

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Saturday, September 13: 2014 Student Conference on the DPRK (Cambridge, MA)

Tsai Auditorium, Center for Government and International Studies, Harvard University, from Sep 13, 2014 08:00 AM to Sep 13, 2014 06:45 PM

Harvard Kennedy School - DPRK Study Group and Harvard Medical School - Students for Global Health are jointly putting on a conference on DPRK. This event is not sponsored by Harvard University, but is student-run. This conference is off-the-record.

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Event Archive
Previous DPRK-related events.
Dates of interest, July/August 2014

July 3-4: Chinese President Xi Jinping makes state visit to South Korea

July 8: Anniversary of the Death of Kim Il-sung (DPRK National Holiday)

July 27: Anniversary of Korean War Armistice Signing (DPRK National Holiday)

August 3-8: ASEAN Regional Forum, Naypyitaw, Burma

August 15: Liberation Day (DPRK National Holiday)

August 18: Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, joint US-ROK military exercise, begins.

More Dates of Interest