Events

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Romania’s “Fraternal Support” to North Korea during the Korean War, 1950-1953

December 12, 2011 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Radu Tudorancea will shed light on what was in fact a coordinated division of labor among communist regimes, marking the high point in Socialist bloc cooperation.
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The Second Annual IFES–WWICS Washington Forum “Security and Development on the Korean Peninsula”

November 02, 2011 // 10:00am3:00pm
The IFES-WWICS Forum seeks to bring a broader historical perspective to current issues affecting the Korean peninsula by conveying the importance of deep historical continuities in DPRK policies.

Off-site Event: Report on a Visit to North Korea

September 22, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
The North Korea International Documentation Project in collaboration with the Weatherhead East Asian Institute presents "Report on a Visit to North Korea" with Charles Armstrong, Abraham Kim and James Person.
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A Changing North Korea? A Trip Report

September 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
The North Korea International Documentation Project and the Korea Economic Institute of America will co-host a briefing on the recent trip of a group of U.S.-based scholars of modern Korean politics and history to North Korea.
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The Korean Workers' Party Third Conference: What Is It All About?

October 01, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
On September 28, the ruling Korean Workers' Party (KWP) convened its Third Conference in Pyongyang. The political gathering was used as a platform to unveil a number of leadership changes, including the appointment of Kim Jong Il's third son, Kim Jong Eun, as a Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission.

New Documents and New Histories: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on the Korean War (Off-site Event)

June 16, 2010 // 2:00pm6:15pm
Document Release: CD-ROMs containing the newly released documents will be distributed at the press conference and the conference.
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CANCELED: The 1968 Pueblo Incident and the Origins of North Korea's Military Adventurism: Objectives and Lessons Learned

February 10, 2010 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Based on newly available documentation from the archives of North Korea's former communist allies, panelists will discuss the January 1968 North Korean seizure of the intelligence-collecting ship USS Pueblo and the lessons learned from the eleven months of negotiations over the release of the ship's 82 surviving crewmembers.
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Incheon's Unique Urban Development Vision and the Incheon Free Economic Zone

February 04, 2010 // 1:00pm2:00pm
Ahn Sang-Soo, Mayor, Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea
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Peace and Security on the Korean Peninsula

January 29, 2010 // 8:00am4:00pm
Park Jae Kyu, Kyungnam University; James Steinberg, Department of State; Joseph DeTrani, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Charles K. Armstrong, Columbia University; Victor Cha, Georgetown University; Kang Choi, Institute for Foreign Affairs and National Security; Young-sun Ha, Seoul National University; Byung-Kook Kim, Korea University; Tae Hyun Kim, Chungang University; Samuel Kim, Columbia University; Alexandre Mansourov, Johns Hopkins, SAIS; Christian F. Ostermann, Woodrow Wilson Center; James F. Person, Woodrow Wilson Center; Kihl-jae Ryoo, University of North Korean Studies; William Stueck, University of Georgia; Amb. Jounyung Sun, University of North Korean Studies; Robert Sutter, Georgetown University; Zhu Feng, Beijing University

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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 // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant