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Changing Security Environment and Geopolitical Dynamics of East Asia

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 – Changing Security Environment and Geopolitical Dynamics of East Asia

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East Sea/Sea of Japan Workshop

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS and the Society for East Sea present

A Workshop on the Naming
of East Sea/Sea of Japan

Thursday, June 12, 2014
9:00AM – 1:00 PM (lunch provided)
Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS and the Society for East Sea will hold a workshop in on the naming issue of East Sea/Sea of Japan. Since the early 1990’s, the name of the sea area between the Korean peninsula and the Japanese archipelago has been a cause of friction and debate. The workshop aims to engage in a constructive discussion on the naming issue.

 9:00-9:30 AM  Registration
9:30-10:30 AM  Session I: Paper presentations
10:45-12:00 PM  Session II: Panel discussion
12:00-1:00 PM  Luncheon

 Featuring the following speakers/discussants:

Nohyoung Park, President, The Society for East Sea
Jae H. Ku, Director, U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS
Eui-sang Yoo, Ambassador for Geographic Naming, Republic of Korea
Sungjae Choo, Vice President, The Society for East Sea
Joseph Stoltman, Professor, Western Michigan University
John Rennie Short, Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Alexis Dudden, Professor, University of Connecticut
Dennis Halpin, Former Professional Staff, U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Jin-Hyun Kim, Chairman, World Peace Forum; Advisor, The Society for East Sea

 

Please RSVP to Sarabeth Craig (scraig10@jhu.edu) by Tuesday, June 10

East Sea/Sea of Japan Workshop

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 – East Sea/Sea of Japan Workshop

Communications Internships

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS is currently seeking 1-2 Communications interns. Tasks will include such activities as web content management/updates (multiple websites), social media management, media tracking, writing media advisories and event briefs, email newsletter management, event material preparation, and more.

A successful candidate should have superior writing and editing skills (in English), some copywriting experience a plus, with an eye for design, and should have some experience in the following programs: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator; WordPress (or other web content management systems); social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn (forums).

USKI internships are unpaid and interns are expected to work at least 4 days a week.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and short writing sample to Jenny Town, Assistant Director at jtown2@jhu.edu. Only those chosen for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Summer Program & Research Internships

The US-Korea Institute at SAIS is currently seeking program and research interns. Multiple positions are open and duties will vary. Some current areas of research include: North Korea political, economic, and social development, North Korean WMD issues, US-ROK nuclear cooperation, US-ROK cooperation in Southeast Asia, US-ROK cooperation nuclear security, US foreign policy to both Koreas, energy security cooperation in Northeast Asia, ROK renewable energy policies, and more.

Interns generally are asked to do a variety of tasks including research assistance, event attendance and reporting, logistical support for events and projects, and other things as necessary. They may work with USKI staff and/or Visiting Scholars on various projects.

Successful candidates should have an interest in Korea and/or East Asia policy and be at least a sophomore in college or higher; graduate students and post-grads are encouraged to apply. Foreign language skills are a plus, but not necessary. Strong writing and editing skillls are preferred. Must be able to multitask, prioitize, meet deadlines, and work well both independently and in small groups.

USKI internships are unpaid and interns are expected to work at least 4 days a week.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and short writing sample to Jenny Town, Assistant Director at jtown2@jhu.edu. Only those chosen for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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