Events

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A European Perspective on the Current Situation in the DPRK

May 06, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
"As long as China does not fundamentally change its strategic view on the Korean Peninsula," observed Dr. Berhnard Seliger, resident representative of the Hanns Seidel Foundation's Seoul office, "a collapse propelled by the economy is unlikely." With only a minimum amount of income necessary to sustain the North Korean regime, talk of its demise is premature.
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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

Revisiting Kim Dae Jung

December 02, 2009 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Chaibong Hahm, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation; Kirk Larsen, Associate Professor of History, Brigham Young University; Sung-Yoon Lee, Adjunct Assistant Professor of International PoliticsThe Fletcher School, Tufts University
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Korean and Korea, Inc.: Past, Present and Future

November 03, 2009 // 9:00am10:00am
Yong Nam, Vice Chairman and CEO, LG Electronics, Lee H. Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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Back from the Brink? Prospects for Inter-Korean Dialogue, Past and Present

October 15, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Bernd Schaefer, Senior Scholar, Cold War International History Project, Jongdae Shin, Visiting Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, Sunwon Park, Northeast Asia Energy and Security Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Gregg Brazinsky, Assistant Professor of History and International Affairs, the George Washington University
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Two Suns in the Heavens: The Sino-Soviet Struggle for Supremacy, 1962-1967

May 20, 2009 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Sergey Radchenko, London School of Economics; Mark Kramer, Harvard University
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North Korean Attitudes Toward China: A Historical View of Contemporary Difficulties

April 06, 2009 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Jin Linbo, The Brookings Institution, John S. Park, United States Institute of Peace, James F. Person, the Woodrow Wilson Center's North Korea International Documentation Project, Amb. J. Stapleton Roy, the Wilson Center's Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Bernd Schaefer, the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project, Amb. Richard Solomon, United States Institute of Peace

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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 // 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