The Korean Studies Association of Australasia (KSAA) invites proposals for the Fifth Biennial Postgraduate Workshop on Korean Studies, to be held on November 19th-21st, 2018 at the University of Western Australia, Perth. Continue reading
Many thanks to all of you who have confirmed your attendance to the KSAA Dinner on Tuesday 3 July after the subregional keynote by Professor Andrew Kim. There is no formal Sub-Regional Association meeting for KSAA as our biennial AGM takes place during the KSAA main conferences, but we will have a short informal meeting in the same room (ABS SR 2020) to update you all on current and upcoming KSAA activities before heading out for dinner. Continue reading
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.
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
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