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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.

Date & Time

Nov. 27, 2012
10:30am – 4:30pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Regional Dynamics and Inter-Korean Relations, Past and Present

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.

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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.


Hosted By

North Korea International Documentation Project

The North Korea International Documentation Project serves as an informational clearinghouse on North Korea for the scholarly and policymaking communities, disseminating documents on the DPRK from its former communist allies that provide valuable insight into the actions and nature of the North Korean state. It is part of the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program.  Read more

Cold War International History Project

The Cold War International History Project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War. Through an award winning Digital Archive, the Project allows scholars, journalists, students, and the interested public to reassess the Cold War and its many contemporary legacies. It is part of the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program.  Read more

History and Public Policy Program

The History and Public Policy Program uses history to improve understanding of important global dynamics, trends in international relations, and American foreign policy.  Read more

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