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China and North Korea: Strategic and Policy Perspectives

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The US-Korea Institute at SAIS invites you to a book launch for

China and North Korea:
Strategic and Policy Perspectives from a Changing China

October 6, 2015
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

At a time when China’s historically close “as lips and teeth” relations with North Korea appear to be changing, this volume provides unique access in English to the diverse perspectives informing China’s North Korea policy and insights into how Chinese specialists assess a country that, while both its neighbor and ally, is also a threat to international security and China’s national interests. The editor has gathered original essays by some of today’s leading Chinese experts on China’s foreign policy toward North Korea, the history of Beijing’s relations with Pyongyang, and North Korea’s politics and economy. Contributors include scholars from China’s elite universities and think tanks in Beijing, as well as from provinces bordering North Korea.

Join us for the official book launch of this new volume, featuring a discussion with the editor and select contributors:

Moderator: Carla FREEMAN, Editor of China and North Korea: Strategic and Policy Perspectives from a Changing China, Director of the Foreign Policy Institute at SAIS, Associate Director of the China Studies Program at SAIS
Panelists: SHI Yinhong, Chairman of the Academic Committee of the School of International Studies and Director of the Center on American Studies at Renmin University of China in Beijing
CHENG Xiaohe, Associate Professor at the School of International Studies, Renmin University of China in Beijing
Nathan BEAUCHAMP-MUSTAFAGA, Research Assistant at RAND Corporation
Discussant: Bonnie S. GLASER, Senior Adviser for Asia, Director of the China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP here.

China and North Korea: Strategic and Policy Perspectives from a Changing China

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015 – China and North Korea: Strategic and Policy Perspectives from a Changing China

Myanmar in a Regional Context

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 – Myanmar in a Regional Context

Young Researchers Symposium

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The U.S.-Korea Institute and the Council on Asian Affairs present its 2015

Young Researchers Symposium

Please join us for three student presentations centered around issues in Northeast Asia, followed by Q&A and light refreshments.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
4:00-5:30PM
Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

With a keynote address from
Eunjung Lim,  Lecturer, Korea Studies
Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

and presentations by
Brian Chao, University of Pennsylvania; Wikistrat Inc.
“This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: Territorial Disputes and the Meanings of China”

Jonathan Corrado, Georgetown University; DailyNK
“North Korea: Pathways to Market Liberalization”

Caitlin Flessate, Korea Economic Institute
“Emerging into Sunlight: Changing Gender Concepts for Korean Women from 1880s – 1930s”

Please RSVP herehttp://uskoreainstitute.org/events/symposium/

Young Researchers Symposium

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 – Young Researchers Symposium

Understanding Sexual Violence in Conflict: Regional Views of the Comfort Women Legacy

Featuring:

Shu-Hua Kang | Executive Director, Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation

Mina Watanabe | Secretary General, Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace

 Bonnie Oh| (Moderating) Distinguished Prof of Korean Studies (Retired),
Georgetown University
 

Thursday, March 12
10:00AM – 12:00 PM
Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

 Please join the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS and Asia Policy Point in commemorating International Women’s Day this month with a discussion by two spokeswomen for the survivors of sexual slavery.  Ms. Mina Watanabe and Ms. Shu-Hua Kang have devoted their careers to the care of and advocacy for victims of sexual violence and trafficking in Asia, and will be in Washington after presenting at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York.

Shu-Hua KANG is Executive Director of the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation (TWRF). TWRF was established in 1987 by a group of lawyers, scholars, and social workers to fight on the behalf of girls illegally forced into prostitution. In her 9 years at TWRF, she has devoted herself to promoting awareness about institutionalized sexual slavery by the Japanese military during WWII (“comfort women”), as well as to the prevention of gender violence in Taiwan. She is the executive producer of Song of the Reed, a documentary depicting the stories of Taiwanese “comfort women” survivors, as well as the chief editor of the book The Reason to be Strong, which shares the recovery processes of these survivors. She is currently leading a team in preparing for a women’s rights museum in the memory of Taiwanese “comfort women.”  http://www.twrf.org.tw/

 

Mina WATANABE is Secretary General of the Women’s Active Museum on War and Peace (WAM) based in Tokyo, which focuses on violence against women in conflict situations including military sexual slavery during the Second World War (the “comfort women”). Founded in 2005, WAM was a recipient of the Catholic Pax Christi’s International Peace Award in 2007. She has worked in women’s NGOs and parliamentarians’ offices with a focus on women’s rights, and was actively involved in The Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal for the Trial of Japan’s Military Sexual Slavery held in Tokyo in 2000.  http://wampeace.org/en/

 

 Please RSVP here

This event will be webcast HERE.

Understanding Sexual Violence in Conflict: Regional Views of the Comfort Women Legacy

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 – Understanding Sexual Violence in Conflict: Regional Views of the Comfort Women Legacy