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Avoiding Meltdowns & Blackouts

Confidence-building in Inter-Korean Engagement on Nuclear Safety and Energy Development

Date & Time

Nov. 8, 2022
8:00am – 10:30am ET


Online Only



Please join the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Korea Center, in cooperation with Institute for Far Eastern Studies (IFES), Kyungnam University, for a featured discussion with authors of Avoiding Meltdowns & Blackouts: Confidence-building in Inter-Korean Engagement on Nuclear Safety and Energy Development. This forthcoming publication explores key opportunities and challenges in inter-Korean energy engagement on the Korean Peninsula.  

한국어 통역(Korean interpretation)으로 보려면 여기(here)를 클릭하십시오/ To listen via Korean interpretation, please click here


Please click on the word "Agenda" above to see more details about the event schedule.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the ROK Ministry of Unification.


Headshot of Dr. Man-Sung Yim

Dr. Man-Sung Yim

Professor, Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, and Director, NEREC, KAIST
Headshot of Dr. HoKee Kim

Dr. HoKee Kim

International Nuclear Safety School, Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety
Headshot of Dr. Francesca Giovannini

Dr. Francesca Giovannini

Executive Director, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Headshot of Byong-Chul Lee

Byong-Chul Lee

Professor, Kyungnam University
Headshot of Dong-Yub Kim

Dong-Yub Kim

Professor, University of North Korean Studies
Headshot of Dr. Siegfried S. Hecker

Dr. Siegfried S. Hecker

Professor or Practice, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University; Professor, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation studies of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Headshot of Dr. Jeffrey Lewis

Dr. Jeffrey Lewis

Director, East Asia Nonproliferation Project, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Jina Kim

Jina Kim

Professor, Division of Language and Diplomacy, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Headshot of Jihwan Hwang

Jihwan Hwang

Professor, Department of International Relations, University of Seoul

Hosted By

Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy

The Center for Korean History and Public Policy was established in 2015 with the generous support of the Hyundai Motor Company and the Korea Foundation to provide a coherent, long-term platform for improving historical understanding of Korea and informing the public policy debate on the Korean peninsula in the United States and beyond.  Read more

Indo-Pacific Program

The Indo-Pacific Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on US interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more

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