North Korea Event Calendar

This calendar lists public events about or related to North Korea. It focuses on events held in Washington, D.C., although it will also list notable events held elsewhere in the U.S. If you have an event you think should be included, please contact us.

April

April 25, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Is Pyongyang Viewed Differently in Washington and Seoul? Comparing English and Korean Language Discourse on North Korea

Korea Economic Institute

KEI will host a presentation by Jeffrey Robertson on how the policy discourse on North Korea differs in English and in Korean, what this could indicate about a shared Washington-Seoul approach towards Pyongyang and recommendations for strengthening the alliance.  

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April 29, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Women and Market Mechanisms in North Korea

Center for Strategic and International Studies and the North Korea Freedom Coalition

CSIS and the North Korea Freedom Coalition will host two sessions on Women and Market Mechanisms in North Korea, including a panel of escapee testimonies followed by an expert panel discussion on markets and civil society, as well as Beyond Parallel's original data collection project of officially sanctioned markets in North Korea. 

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

May

May 6, 2019

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

China’s Role in North Korea Nuclear and Peace Negotiations

United States Institute of Peace

USIP’s China-North Korea Senior Study Group will discuss the main findings from their report examining Beijing’s influence on conflict dynamics around the world. Speakers include Stapleton Roy, Joseph Yun, Kathleen Stephens, Daniel Russel, and Jennifer Staats. 

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May 6, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Korea Policy Forum: “North Korea and Myanmar: Divergent Paths”

GW Institute for Korean Studies & the Sigur Center for Asian Studies

GW Institute for Korean Studies & the Sigur Center for Asian Studies will host a Korea Policy Forum featuring Andray Abrahamian who will examine and compare the recent histories of North Korea and Myanmar, asking how both became pariahs and why Myanmar has been able to find a path out of isolation while North Korea has not.

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May 7, 2019

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Washington, Seoul, and Pyongyang: Can denuclearization and normalization be reconciled?

IISS

[New York] IISS will host a New York discussion featuring Chung Min Lee on his thoughts on how to achieve a meaningful trilateral compromise that guarantees future peace, security, and stability within the Asia-Pacific region.

New York, NY | VIEW DETAILS