Historic summit and beyond: inter-Korea summit and strategic partnership — lunch talk by H.E. Ambassador Mr Lee Baeksoon (ANU, this Friday 11 May)

Join H.E. Mr Lee Baeksoon, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Australia, in an important discussion on the implications of the recent inter-Korea Summit.

The historic inter-Korean summit between President Moon Jae-in and Chairman Kim Jong Un on Friday, 27 April 2018 is creating a new order on the Korean peninsula and the Northeast Asia region. Continue reading

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Unravelling the Inter-Korean Summit — Panel discussion at ANU, Monday 30 April, 3.30-5.00pm

Unravelling the Inter-Korean Summit

After a year of escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in have scheduled an inter-Korea summit meeting for April 27. This will be the first summit between the two Koreas since 2007. It signifies a major step forward in the inter-Korean rapprochement process that began with their joint-participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Continue reading

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“Red Glamour: Korea’s Early Communist Women”, Dr Ruth Barraclough at NLA on 1 May (and live-streamed)

Red Glamour: Korea’s Early Communist Women

In the 1920s, some of Korea’s most famous communists were young women. Suppression and exile obliged them to be transnational and multilingual as they moved between colonial Korea, Manchuria and the Soviet Union. Continue reading

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The Melbourne Metropolitan KS Seminar Series: ‘Is the DPRK really a ‘Train Wreck in Slow Motion’? The Prospects for a People’s Power Rebellion in North Korea’ — Monash Uni, 28 March 2018

The Melbourne Metropolitan Korean Studies Seminar Series: ‘Is the DPRK really a ‘Train Wreck in Slow Motion’? The Prospects for a People’s Power Rebellion in North Korea’

Dr Andy Jackson (Monash University Korean Studies)

Date: Wednesday 28th March 2018, 1pm-2pm

Location: Japanese Studies Centre Auditorium, 12 Ancora Imparo Way Continue reading

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Melbourne Metropolitan KS Seminar Series: ‘The South Korean Film Industry’ — Monash Uni, 10 May 2018

The Melbourne Metropolitan Korean Studies Seminar Series: ‘The South Korean Film Industry’

Dr Sangjoon Lee (Nanyang Technological University)

Date: Thursday 10 May 2018, 4pm-6pm,

Location: Matheson Library, Room T4, Clayton Campus, Monash University Continue reading

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