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Korea Peace Day Conference

Ending the War on Korea, Building Peace for Northeast Asia

Friday, November 30, 2007
2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
314 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

2:00-2:15 PM

Welcome/Introduction
John Duncan, Director, Center for Korean Studies/Chair, Dept. of Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

2:15-4:00 PM

Panel 1

Moderator: Namhee Lee, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

Concentration camps, gulags, and slave labor: Naming incarceration in North Korea
Seung Hye Suh, Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, Scripps College

Human Rights in North Korea: Does Strategy Matter?
Suzy Kim, Assistant Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, Oberlin College

US-Korean Relations: What Lies Ahead?
Martin Hart-Landsberg, Professor of Economics/Director of the Political Economy Program, Lewis and Clark College

4:15-6:30 PM

Panel 2

Moderator: Theodore Jun Yoo, Associate Professor, Dept. of History, University of Hawaii at Manoa

The Korean War: Past, Present, Future
Henry Em, Associate Professor, Dept. of Korean History, Korea University

Differing US and South Korean Perceptions of the Breakthrough
John Feffer, Co-Director, Foreign Policy in Focus, Institute for Policy Studies Foreign Policy in Focus

The International Response to August/September Flooding in DPRK
Karin Lee, Executive Director, National Committee on North Korea

Open to the Public. Light Refreshments will be served.


Cost : Free

Sejung Kim
310-825-3284
www.international.ucla.edu/korea
koreanstudies@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Korean Studies, Asian Languages & Cultures, Alliance of Scholars Concerned About Korea

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