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.

March

March 26, 2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am

[Congressional Hearing] U.S. Policy Toward North Korea After the Second Summit

Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia

The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, The Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy will host a hearing this week featuring testimony from Victor Cha and Kelly Magsamen on U.S. policy toward North Korea after the summit. 

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March 27, 2019

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

116th Korea Forum: “US Engagement with DPRK and Future Security Threats in East Asia”

Columbia University Korean Graduate Students Association, CAA Korea, and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute

[New York] The 116th Korea Forum on "US Engagement with DPRK and Future Security Threats in East Asia" will feature a panel disucssion by Charles Armstrong, Victor Cha, Jean Lee, and Stephen Noerper. 

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March 28, 2019

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

International Study Group on North Korea Policy Briefing

The Korea Society and the Federation of American Scientists

[New York] Adam Mount and Mira Rapp-Hooper discuss the results of a consensus effort of fifteen experts from the US, ROK, Japan, Canada, and UK to develop a strategy toward a North Korea that maintains nukes. They warn that without a major shift in strategy, a nuclear-armed North Korea will expand its ability to aggress against its neighbors, conduct illicit activities around the world, and resist efforts to improve the welfare of its population.

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March 28, 2019

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Negotiating Peace on the Korean Peninsula: Security & Human Rights in the Balance

Forum on International Affairs (FIA)

The Forum on International Affairs will host Rosa Parks and Jenny Town for a disucssion on the multifaceted nature of the negotiations involving the Korean Peninsula.

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April

April 4, 2019

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

[Book Event] Lessons learned: negotiating with Iran and North Korea

IISS

[New York] Ambassador Wendy Sherman will discuss her experiences negotiating the historic Iran nuclear deal as illustrated in her 2018 book Not for the Faint of Heart.

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April 9, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Converting Maximum Pressure to Maximum Leverage: The Role of Sanctions Relief in Negotiations with North Korea

Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI)

KEI will host Daniel Wertz for a presentation on the principles that should guide the Trump administration’s sanctions policy and recommendations for how these should be applied in talks with North Korea. 

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April 11, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

I Spy a Spy: Social Anxiety and Farce in North Korean Comedy Film

Asian Division, Library of Congress

The Asian Divison of the Library of Congress will host a lecture by Dr. Immanuel Kim on North Korean comedy films as both a response to the grief and a salve for the wounds of the Korean war, economic crises, tensions along the DMZ, and famine. 

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April 11, 2019

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

New Generation Thinking in China and Korea

The Korea Society

[New York] Author and Young China Group founder Zakary Dychtwald addresses generational dynamics affecting domestic politics and foreign policy in Northeast Asia. He examines aspirations, innovation and employment in conversation with Society associate director Jonathan Corrado.

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April 15, 2019

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

2019 ACA ANNUAL MEETING - New Risks and New Arms Control Solutions: North Korea, Disruptive Technologies, and the New Arms Race

Arms Control Association

The 2019 Arms Control Association Annual Meeting will bring together members and colleagues in the field, journalists, U.S. and international officials, and prominent experts and policymakers to discuss today’s most critical arms control challenges, including a ​panel featuring Suzanne DiMaggio and Frank Aum on "Next Steps Toward Denuclearization and Peace on the Korean Peninsula."

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