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Regional Dynamics and Inter-Korean Relations, Past and Present

November 27, 2012 // 10:30am4:30pm
Event Co-sponsors: 
Cold War International History Project
History and Public Policy Program
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Regional Dynamics and Inter-Korean Relations, Past and Present

Supported by the Korean Ministry of Unification, "Regional Dynamics and Inter-Korean Relations, Past and Present" seeks to bring a broader historical perspective to current issues affecting inter-Korean relations by conveying the importance of deep historical continuities on the Korean Peninsula.

Panelists include Bruce Cumings (University of Chicago), Robert Sutter (The George Washington University), Ambassador Sun Jounyung (University of North Korean Studies), Ryoo Kihljae (University of North Korean Studies), Hong Seukryule (Sungshin Women's University), Shin Jong-dae (University of North Korean Studies),  and Bernd Schaefer (Wilson Center). Additional panelists and keynote speakers will be announced shortly.

Event announcement will be updated periodically. Please check back again soon for more details.

Conference Agenda 
RSVP required due to limited seating

10:30-11:00
Opening Remarks

Jane Harman, President, Director, and CEO of the Wilson Center
Lee Duk Haeng, Director, Policy Planning Division, Ministry of Unification
James Person, Wilson Center

11:00-12:30
Lessons from the History of Inter-Korean Relations
Wilson Center 6th floor Auditorium

Chair:
Christian Ostermann, Wilson Center

Presenters:
Bernd Schaefer, Wilson Center
Shin Jong-dae, University of North Korean Studies
Hong Seukryule, Sungshin Women’s University

12:30-2:00

Luncheon
Wilson Center 6th floor dining room

"War, Memory, and Reconciliation in Korea"
Bruce Cumings, University of Chicago

2:00-3:30
Changing Regional Dynamics and the Future of Inter-Korean Relations
Wilson Center 6th floor Auditorium

Chair:
Ambassador Sun Jounyung, University of North Korean Studies

Presenters:
Kihljae Ryoo, University of North Korean Studies
Robert Sutter, The George Washington University
Bruce Cumings, University of Chicago
Ma Sangyoon, Catholic University of Korea

3:30-4:30
Closing Reception
Wilson Center 6th floor dining room

Event announcement will be updated periodically. Please check back again soon for more details.

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • 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
    Woodrow Wilson Center
  • Bernd Schaefer // Senior Scholar
    Professional Lecturer, The George Washington University.
  • Jong-Dae Shin // Public Policy Scholar
    Assistant Professor, University of North Korean Studies; Director for Planning, Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University, Seoul, Korea
  • Joun-Yung Sun // Senior Scholar
    Professor, University of North Korean Studies, Seoul
  • Kihl-jae Ryoo // Visiting Scholar
    Minister of Unification, Ministry of Unification, South Korea Professor, University of North Korean Studies, South Korea
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Experts & Staff

  • 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