Previous DPRK-related events.
Sonja Boserko, a member of the Commission of Inquiry on North Korean human rights, will speak during a panel at a conference hosted by Freedom House and Freedom Rights Project.
Friday, May 16: Vetting Candidates in Korean Elections: Traditional Media and the Rise of Social Media (Stanford, CA)
Sungchul Hong, a visiting scholar in Korean Studies at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International studies at Stanford University will talk about the impact of social networking services on Korean democracy.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents The CSIS -Schieffer Series Dialogues to talk about the future inter-Korean relations.
Thursday, May 8: Korean Attitudes Toward the U.S. Rebalance to Asia and Korean Unification (Washington, DC)
Karl Friedhoff from the Asan Institute for Policy Studies talks about his paper on South Korean views on the U.S. rebalance to Asia and Dr. Thomas Dolan and his colleagues from Columbus State University deliver their latest research conducted in South Korea which examined Korean views of unification and feelings toward the U.S. military presence in South Korea, as well as their observations from a subsequent visit to North Korea.
The Korea Economic Institute of America and the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea will feature Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt for its Korea club.
The Heritage Foundation holds an event on the North Korean human rights issue after the UN Commission's report.
Guem-nak Choe, a 2013-2014 APARC Fellow at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in Stanford University, will talk about 'the first year presidential jinx' in South Korea.
Tuesday, April 29: President Obama's Trip to Asia: Legislators from Japan, South Korea and US Congress Discuss Challenges and Opportunities (Washington, DC)
Members of the Japanese Diet, the South Korean National Assembly, and the U.S. Congress, in town for meetings of the U.S.-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program, will discuss security, economic, and domestic political issues before two days of private meetings on Capitol Hill.
The Korea Economic Institute of America holds a discussion with leading Korea and Japan experts on the progress made on the Obama's trip to Korea and Japan and the current state of the United States' alliances in Northeast Asia.
Professors Charles Armstrong, Cheehyung Kim, Suzy Kim, Andre Schmid, and Dafna Zur will discuss this topic at an event hosted by The Center for Korean Research at Columbia University.
The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University will host Dr. Sunny Seong-Hyon Lee. a Pantech Fellow at the Shorenstein Asia‐Pacific Research Center, to discuss about the Chinese policy on North Korea.
KEI will host a panel at Johns Hopkins University titled "North Korea and Stability in Northeast Asia".
Thursday, April 17: 2014 Annual Conference of the International Council on Korean Studies (Washington, DC)
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, the Korea Economic Institute, and the International Council on Korean Studies will co-host the 2014 Annual Conference of the International Council on Korean Studies.
The Korea Economic Institute of America will host a Six Party Talks Simulation with Johns Hopkins University as one of its University Programs.
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea and Korea Economic Institute of America will host a Korea Club dinner with Dr. Hey-Won Ko, who will address the relationship between lifelong vocational education and training and social cohesion of North Korean defectors in South Korea.
Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Brookings Nonresident Senior Fellow, analyzes the history and current status of North Korea's foreign currency earning operations, focusing on illicit activities.
Monday, April 14: Polling, Public Opinion, and Political Accountability in Korea and Beyond (Berkeley, CA)
Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley will host an event titled "Polling, Public Opinion, and Political Accountability in Korea and Beyond."
The Brookings Insitution and the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea will host an address by Michael Kirby, chair of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea.
Friday, April 11: The Two Koreas and the Question of National Reunification, 1953-1960 (Washington, DC)
This panel at the Woodrow Wilson Center will explore the positions of the two Korea’s on the question of national reunification after the 1953 Korean War armistice until 1960, when Rhee was forced from power. The panel will feature Woo-Soo Park (Hanguk University of Foreign Studies), David A. Frank (Carnegie Council Global Fellow for Ethics and International Relations and professor at the University of Oregon), James F. Person (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars), and Chul Soon Lee (Pusan National University).
Former Korean ambassador to Japan Shin Kak-soo will discuss the downturn in bilateral relations between Seoul and Tokyo and how their differences can be addressed.