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U.S.-Korea Relations: Retrospective on the Jeju April 3 Incident, Human Rights, and Alliance

Retrospective on the Jeju 4.3 Incident, Human Rights, and Alliance

Date & Time

Dec. 8, 2022
12:30pm – 4:00pm ET


6th Floor Flom Auditorium, Woodrow Wilson Center



Please join the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Korea Center, in cooperation with The Jeju 4.3 Peace Foundation and Walden Korea, for a featured conference entitled U.S.-Korea Relations: Retrospective on the Jeju April 3 Incident, Human Rights, and Alliance. The conference will bring together U.S. and South Korean scholars and experts to address various facts and controversies related to unresolved history, truth, justice, and reconciliation in the context of U.S.-Republic of Korea alliance.

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Kathleen Stephens

President and CEO, The Korea Economic Institute of America; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
Sung-Yoon Lee

Sung-Yoon Lee

Former Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies and Assistant Professor, the Fletcher School, Tufts University

Suyeon Yang

Chairwoman, Walden Korea; Chairwoman, Jeju 4.3 Memorial and Families Association of the U.S.

Jo-hoon Yang

Member, The National Committee for Investigation of the Truth about the Jeju 4.3 Incident

John Merrill

Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins University; Former Chief of the Northeast Asia Division, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State

Hojun Huh

Head of Research, The Jeju 4.3 Research Institute
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Charles Kraus

Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program

Bruce Cumings (invited)

Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of History and the College, University of Chicago

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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