Previous DPRK-related events.
Institute for Corean-American Studies Fall Symposium, hosted in partnership with the Center for Security Studies at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Thursday, October 10: The Economic Reintegration of the Koreas: Time to Get On With It (Cambridge, MA)
Hosted at Harvard University by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
Cui Tiankai, Chinese ambassador to the U.S. and a SAIS graduate, will discuss this topic at Johns Hopkins SAIS.
Bonji Ohara, research fellow at the Tokyo Foundation and retired Maritime Self-Defense Force captain, will provide his analysis of the diplomatic and security dynamics involving Korea from Japan’s viewpoint and based on his personal experience in China and Korea, at an event hosted by the Carnegie Endowment.
Thursday, October 3: Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe (Washington, DC)
Martin K. Dimitrov, Associate Professor of Political Science at Tulane University and editor of "Why Communism Did Not Collapse," will speak at the Wilson Center on the puzzling durability of communist autocracies in Eastern Europe and Asia, the longest-lasting type of non-democratic regime to emerge after World War I.
Strategic Asia 2013-14: Asia in the Second Nuclear Age examines the role of nuclear weapons in the grand strategies of key Asian states and assesses the impact of these capabilities - both established and latent - on regional and international stability. Sponsored by the National Bureau of Asian Research, the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at George Washington University.
Thursday, September 26: House Subcommittee Hearing: A Closer Look at Cuba and its Recent History of Proliferation (Washington, DC)
The House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere will hold a hearing looking at the interdiction of the North Korean cargo vessel Chong Chon Gang, and look at other instances of Cuba's military proliferation.
Wednesday, September 25: What Asia Pivot? Defense Budget Cuts Undermine U.S. Interests in the Pacific (Washington, DC)
The Obama Administration’s defense strategy and its “Asia Pivot” are undercut by the fact that the U.S. military lacks the resources necessary to implement such strategies. Even as the number of threats to global peace and stability continues to multiply, there has not been a commensurate increase of U.S. capabilities. To what degree will massive defense cuts and reductions in the overall U.S. military structure constrain America’s global power projection and force sustainability capabilities in the Pacific?
Sheila Miyoshi Jager will speak at the Wilson Center on her new book Brothers at War, an international history of the Korean War's origins and aftermath.
At this Asia Society event, N. Korean defector Sunghee Jo, professor at Sophia University Sandra Fahy, and author and journalist Blaine Harden will discuss human rights, refugees, and daily life in the Hermit Kingdom.
Tuesday, September 17: Springtime in Asia? Challenges Ahead for Asia’s Authoritarian States (Washington, D.C.)
Wilson Center Senior Scholar Nobuo Fukuda will speak about the future of democratic change in Asia.
Charles K. Armstrong, the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies at Columbia University, will speak at the Wilson Center on how North Korea managed its alliances with fellow communist states, maintained a precarious independence in the Sino-Soviet split, and attempted to reach out to the capitalist West.
The Asian Architecture Conference @ CSIS is a full day conference discussing security and economic issues in the Asia-Pacific ahead of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Brunei and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Indonesia this October.
Wednesday, September 11: Book discussion: "Treasury's War" with author Juan Zarate (Washington, D.C.)
The Center for Strategic and International Studies invites you to a book event on "Treasury's War," featuring a discussion with author Juan Zarate.
Natsuo Yamaguchi became leader of the New Komeito Party in 2009 and is now an important partner in Japan’s ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. During this first visit to the United States by a Komeito leader in ten years, Yamaguchi will speak at the Carnegie Endowment about Japan’s future foreign policy and Japanese-U.S. alliance relations. James L. Schoff will moderate.
Thursday, September 5: How Can the Obama and Abe Administrations Manage the Alliance to Promote Common Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific? (Washington, DC)
Hosted by the Brookings Institution and the Waseda University Organization for Japan-US Studies
Please join the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Korea Economic Institute of America for an opportunity to hear from Ambassador Ahn Ho-young on topics including economic growth and free trade, the North Korean threat, the rise of China, and the US rebalance to the Asia-Pacific.
At this Stimson event, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy Brad Roberts will review key developments in Northeast Asia in terms of their impact on extended deterrence and strategic stability, describe the strategies of the United States and its East Asian allies to strengthen regional deterrence.
Wednesday, August 21: Remarks by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S. (San Francisco)
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States Ahn Ho-young will speak at the World Affairs Council on U.S.-Korea relations.
Thursday, August 15: Challenges for Congressional Action on Extending the US-ROK Nuclear Cooperation Agreement (Washington, DC)
On Thursday, August 15, specialist in energy policy Mark Holt will speak at SAIS about critical themes of the US-ROK 123.