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2013 IFES-WWICS Washington Forum on Korea

June 14, 2013 // 9:30am3:30pm
Event Co-sponsors: 
History and Public Policy Program
Cold War International History Project
Asia Program
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2013 IFES-WWICS Washington Forum on Korea

Friday, June 14, 2013
Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor

The 2013 IFES-WWICS Washington Forum on Korea featured a keynote address by Ambassador Glyn Davies, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy, a roundtable on leadership changes in East Asia, luncheon remarks by the Honorable Jae Kyu Park and Ambassador Ho-Young Ahn, and a panel discussion on North Korea’s crisis diplomacy.

The 2013 IFES-WWICS Washington Forum on Korea was co-sponsored by Kyungnam University’s Institute for Far Eastern Studies (IFES) and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS).

 


Opening Remarks and Keynote

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks:
The Honorable Jane Harman
Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center

The Honorable Jae Kyu Park
President, Kyungnam University

Keynote Address:
Ambassador Glyn T. Davies
Special Representative of the Secretary of State for North Korea Policy


Roundtable Discussion
Leadership Changes in East Asia: How Do they Affect the Koreas?

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Rudiger Frank
Professor of East Asian Economy and Society and Head of the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna

Alan D. Romberg
Director of the East Asia Program, Stimson Center

Ihn-hwi Park
Professor of International Studies, Ewha Women’s University

Scott A. Snyder
Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Junya Nishino
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law and Politics, Keio University

Moderator:
The Honorable Donald Manzullo
President and CEO, Korea Economic Institute of America


Luncheon

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Keynotes:
The Honorable Ho-Young Ahn
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States of America

The Honorable Jae Kyu Park
President, Kyungnam University


Afternoon Panel Discussion
North Korea's Crisis Diplomacy

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

James Person
Senior Program Associate and Coordinator, North Korea International Documentation Project, Wilson Center

Seuk Ryule Hong
Associate Professor, Sungshin Women’s University

Yong Sup Han
Vice President and Professor Military Strategy, Korea National Defense University

Robert Carlin
Visiting Scholar, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University

Moderator:
Christian Ostermann
Director, History and Public Policy Program and North Korea International Documentation Project, Wilson Center

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Jane Harman // Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
  • President of Kyungnam University, former Minister of Unification, and former Chairman of the National Security Council (NSC), Republic of Korea
  • Professor of East Asian Economy and Society and Head of the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna
  • Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Women's University
  • Junya Nishino // Japan Scholar
    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law and Politics, Keio University, Japan
  • Visiting Scholar, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
  • Vice-President of Korea National Defense University and Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Seuk Ryule Hong // Public Policy Scholar
    Associate Professor, Sungshin Women's University
  • James Person // Senior Program Associate
  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
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  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • James Person // Senior Program Associate
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant