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Unfinished Apologies: Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves of Wartime Asia

The U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS and Asia Policy Point present

Unfinished Apologies:

Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves of Wartime Asia

March 1, 2016
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS and Asia Policy Point invite you to attend a discussion on the unexamined and unresolved history of Imperial Japan’s system of sex slavery in wartime Asia. The panels will provide an overview of how the system came to be and how it was managed, discuss new research on the non-Korean Comfort Women, and bring the legacy of the Comfort Women system into contemporary understandings of conflict resolution and violence against women in warfare settings.

Panel 1: Framing the Comfort Women History – Japanese Comfort Women and their Antecedents

  • Caroline Norma, lecturer in the Master of Translating and Interpreting degree in RMIT’s School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, Melbourne, Australia
  • Discussant: Katharine H.S. Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and senior fellow at the Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies

Panel 2: The Comfort Women of Japan’s Occupied Asia 

  • Griselda Molemans, Dutch researcher and investigative journalist, founder of the Task Force for Dutch Indies War Reparations (Dutch acronym: TFIR; Task Force Indisch Rechtsherstel)
  • Hilde Janssen, Dutch Journalist and author Schaamte en Onschuld[Shame and Innocent] and Troostmeisjes/Comfort Women
  • Peipei Qiu, Professor of Chinese and Japanese on the Louise Boyd Dale and Alfred Lichtenstein Chair, Vassar College
  • Evelina Galang, Professor of English, University of Miami
  • Caroline Norma, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
  • Moderator: Yukiko Hanawa, Department of East Asian Studies, New York University

Keynote: Women in warfare, how far have we come?

  • Taina Bien-Aimé, Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women

Book signing with authors:

 Please RSVP here: 

http://uskoreainstitute.org/events/unfinishedapologies/

The event will be webcast here.

Unfinished Apologies: Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves of Wartime Asia

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016 – Unfinished Apologies: Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves of Wartime Asia

Gender, Work, and Family in South Korea

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS presents

Gender, Work, and Family in South Korea

February 17, 2016
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

The US-Korea Institute the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies invites you to attend a discussion on gender, work and family in South Korea. The panel will provide an overview of gender research on South Korea as well as presentations of in-depth case studies on transnational parenting focused on elite education and gendered politics in the South Korean labor movement.

With presentations from:

Miliann Kang,  Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director,
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, Sociology and Asian/Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Gender Inequality and Feminist Research in South Korea

Juyeon Park, Ph.D. student, Sociology, University of Massachusetts,  Amherst
Who Draws the Big Picture? Gendered Intensive Parenting for Korean Students at US Elite Colleges 

Youngju Seo, Ph.D. student, Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Politics of Gender and Labor in the South Korean Labor Movement from 1970 to the Present

 

 Read Bios and Paper Descriptions

Video recording available here:

Gender, Work, and Family in South Korea

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 – Gender, Work, and Family in South Korea

U.S.-Cambodia Relations with Congressman Hun Many

The U.S.-Korea Institute and Southeast Asia Studies program
at Johns Hopkins SAIS invite you to:

The Future of U.S.-Cambodia Relations

Featuring:

H.E. Hun Many
Member, National Assembly of Cambodia

Moderator:

Karl Jackson
C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Southeast Asia Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016
2:30 – 4:00 PM

Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins SAIS
1740 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

The U.S.-Korea Institute and the Southeast Asia Studies program at Johns Hopkins SAIS present a discussion with Cambodian Congressman Hun Many. The youngest parliamentarian in the National Assembly of Cambodia, and son of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Congressman Hun Many will be sharing his insights on Cambodia’s foreign policies and relations with the U.S., Korea, China and other regional players.

This event is free and open to the public.

Video recording available here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMJ1BFWD36k&feature=youtu.be

Congressman Hun Many: The Future of U.S.-Cambodia Relations

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 – Congressman Hun Many: The Future of U.S.-Cambodia Relations

Tumen Triangle Tribulations: The Unfulfilled Promise of Chinese, Russian and North Korean Cooperation

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 – Tumen Triangle Tribulations: The Unfulfilled Promise of Chinese, Russian and North Korean Cooperation