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.


November 29, 2017

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Book Launch | King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea

Woodrow Wilson Center

The Woodrow Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program will host New York Times bestselling author Blaine Harden for a book launch discussion of King of Spies, The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea, an untold story of one of the most powerful spies in American history, who’s hidden work was key to U.S. military engagement in the Korean War, and its historical legacy today.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

November 30, 2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Russia and North Korean Nuclear Weapons

Wilson Center

This conference will present the findings of a year-long research project on the current state of Russian-North Korean relations and the implications for US policy. 

Washingto, DC | VIEW DETAILS

November 30, 2017

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Soap Operas and Socialism: Kim Jong-un’s Policy Priorities through TV Dramas in North Korea

Korea Economic Institute

Romance, humor, tension — everyone loves a good sitcom, even North Koreans. But in North Korea, TV dramas are more than mere entertainment.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS


December 1, 2017

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Is Diplomacy Possible with North Korea?

US Institute for Peace

Todd Zwillich, Glyn Ford, Frank Aum, Jean Lee, and Anthonty Ruggiero will discuss the possibility of diplomacy with North Korea.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS