Global Korea/CEAPS Korea Week: "The Korean Peninsula in Crisis?" Symposium

Date

03/07/19

This all-day North Korea symposium will be held on March 28, 2019 at Spurlock Museum Knight Auditorium (600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana). Students are strongly encouraged to attend the symposium, as this is an excellent opportunity to learn about the current issues in Korea including first-hand experiences in North Korea by the presenters. There will be an extra-credit assignment for those taking KOR courses.

Sponsor
Program in Arms Control & Domestic and International Security (ACDIS); Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)
Registration
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Global Korea/CEAPS Korea Week: "The Korean Peninsula in Crisis?" Symposium

PROGRAM
Introductory remarks

9:00-9:15 | Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, ACDIS Director
 

Session One: General Developments on the Korean Peninsula
Chair:
 Tim Liao, University of Illinois

9:15-9:45 | Professor John Lie, University of California Berkeley

  • The Korean Peninsula: An Overview

9:45-10:15 | Professor Seung-kyung Kim, Indiana University

  • South Korean Millennials’ Military Service and the Future of Conscription

10:15-10:45 | Session One Q & A
 

10:45-11:00 | Coffee/tea break
 

Session Two: Relations with and Portrayal of North Korea

Chair: Seung-kyung Kim, Indiana University
 

11:00-11:30 | Koen De Ceuster, Leiden University, Netherlands

  • Misreading North Korea’s Intentions: Analyzing Media Bias in Reading North Korea

11:30-12:00  | Sung-Yoon Lee, Tufts University

  • Countering North Korea’s Carrot-and Stick Strategy

12:00-12:30 | Session Two Q & A

12:30-1:30 | Lunch break


Session Three: First Hand Experience in North Korea
Chair: Jeeyoung Ahn Ha, University of Illinois

1:30-2:00 | Yoo Seong Song, University of Illinois

  • Academic and Student Life at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

2:00-2:30 | Ray Cunningham (University of Illinois Foundation, retired)

  • Firsthand Impressions of a North Korean Traveler

2:30-3:00 | Session Three Q & A

3:00-3:15 | Coffee/tea break
 

Session Four: The Nuclear Arms Race and the Korean Peninsula

Chair: Angela Di Fulvio, University of Illinois

3:15-3:45 | Professor Cliff Singer, University of Illinois

  • Evolution of South Korean Plans for Nuclear Fuel Recycling

3:45-4:15 | Professor Fred Lamb, University of Illinois

  • North Korean Nuclear Program and US Strategy

4:15-4:45 | Session Four Q & A

Closing remarks

4:45-5:00 | Tim Liao, CEAPS Director; Jerry Dávila, Executive Director of International Centers/Programs at Illinois

 

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