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.


February 20, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Health and Medical Care in North Korea: First-hand Perspectives

Stanford Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

[Standford, CA] The Standford Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center will host Dr. Kee Park and Dr. David Hong to discuss health and medical care in North Korea and share their experiences with neurosurgey in Pyongyang. 

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February 22, 2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prospects for the Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit

Center for Strategic and International Studies

CSIS will host a range of speakers to discuss the potential impacts of the Vietnam Summit, the possibilities for denuclearization, and regional implications of summit diplomacy for Northeast Asia. 


February 22, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Prices for Denuclearization of North Korea

Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI)

[California] Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies will host recently retired senior intelligence officer Andrew Kim for a conversation on denuclearization of North Korea.


February 22, 2019

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

FEARPOLITIK: Kim Jong-un's Great Purge

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK)

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) will host Kang Chol-Hwan, Peter Lee, and David Maxwell for a discussion of a new North Korea Strategy Center report on senior officials purged under the Kim Jong Un regime. 

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February 25, 2019

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Second Trump-Kim Summit: Perspectives from the United States, Japan, and South Korea

Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress will host Rep. Eliot Engel, Taisuke Mibae, Jung Pak, and Soojing Park for a discussion on expecations for the next U.S.-North Korea summit. 

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February 26, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

President Moon’s Policy towards North Korea: Working with the United States for Peace and Security on the Korean Peninsula

Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI)

KEI will host Dr. Moon Chung-in, Special Advisor to President Moon Jae-in for Foreign Affairs and National Security, to discuss President Moon Jae-in’s policy towards North Korea and how the U.S. and South Korea can work together as President Trump prepares for his second summit meeting with Kim Jong-un. 

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March 1, 2019

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

New Developments in North Korea

The Korea Society

[New York] The Korea Society will host Michael Madden, Robert Carlin, and Andray Abrahamian to discuss new trends inside North Korea, including its leadership and institutions, the evolving business and market environment, and connections between domestic developments and foreign policy.


March 1, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Reflections on the Trump-Kim Summit

The Korea Society and the Stimson Center

[New York] The Korea Society and the Stimson Center will host a discussion with Joel Wit, Jenny Town, Andray Abrahamian, and Stephen Noerper for a rapid reaction assessment of the second Trump-Kim summit.


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.



April 11, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

I Spy a Spay: 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 Kreaon 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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