DPRK Event Calendar
Thursday, March 12: Telling Tales: North Korea's Use of Re-Defectors
Join KEI as it hosts Steven Denney, Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto and columnist for The Diplomat, and Christopher Green, Ph.D. candidate at Leiden University and Manager of International Affairs for Daily NK, as they present their findings and analysis of the information management strategy the Kim Jong-un government is using in contemporary North Korea, especially how re-defector press conferences serve an important role in buttressing the North Korean leadership.
Wednesday, March 18: The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot with Blaine Harden (New York City)
Author and journalist Blaine Harden discusses his new book, The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot:The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and the Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom, with Kenneth Rowe (No Kum Sok), the former fighter pilot in the North Korean Air Force who defected to South Korea in his MiG-15 in 1953. The book interweaves Rowe’s story with that of Kim Il-Sung’s rise to power during the Korean War.
Tuesday, March 23 to Wednesday, March 24: The 2015 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference (Washington, DC)
The 2015 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference will take place March 23 and 24, 2015 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. The conference will bring together over 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations to discuss emerging trends in nuclear nonproliferation, disarmament, deterrence, and nuclear energy.
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