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One Korea Forum

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 – One Korea Forum

Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story

After the showing of Lost and Found in Uzbekistan: The Korean Story at SAIS, Victoria Kim’s multi-media presentation has been selected to be published in The Diplomat in a three-part feature. Here are the links to Part I and Part II.

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2016 The Young Researchers Symposium

This year’s presenters at the Young Researchers Symposium set to take place on May 17, 2016, at 10AM have been announced:

Steven Eisen, “North Korean Water Management”

Michael Buckalew, “Japan, Russia, and the Kuril Islands: A Case Study in the ‘Historical Approach to Negotiations’”

Karen Montague and Erika Solem “Chinese Hypersonic Weapons Development”

For more information, click here.

Upcoming Events at USKI

The U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS presents

Lost and Found in Uzbekistan:

The Korean Story

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Reception beginning at 6:00 PM

Johns Hopkins SAIS, Rome Auditorium

1619 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Featuring: Victoria Kim, Beijing-based writer and multimedia producer

Moderated by: Jenny Town, Assistant Director, US-Korea Institute at SAIS

Click here for more information and to RSVP

Korea Studies Mini Conference: The Finale of the Class of 2016

On Monday, May 2, 2016, the Korea Studies program hosted a mini-conference showcasing several second-year students.

Korea Studies Faculty and Students

From left to right: Professor Kent Calder, Professor Eunjung Lim, David Jea, Emily Potosky, Joe Webster, Allen Wagner, Professor Taesoo Kang, and Professor Mi Tak.

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