Korea-Australia relations during a time of transition Symposium
Recent developments on the Korean peninsula are promising an end to a stalemate in peace negotiations between North and South. The political and economic implications for the two Koreas and their allies are enormous and they are challenging alliances. In association with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and with its generous support, the ANU Korea Institute is hosting a one-day Symposium on the future of the Korean peninsula, security in the region, and Korea-Australia relations. Featuring key analysts from Australia and Korea, it seeks to identify the pathways to success and the possible causes of failure.
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
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
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
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