Historical Issue and Peace in Northeast Asia

Northeast Asian History Foundation (NAHF) and Center for Korean Studies (CKS) Symposium

Historical Issue and Peace in Northeast Asia

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The symposium will explore the challenges presented by the historical issues and how they affect the current and future peacekeeping efforts in the Northeast Asia.

Friday, January 19, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Main Conference Room
Charles E. Young Research Library
280 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, 90095

Symposium Schedule:

 Time Description





 Welcoming Remarks

      Dr. Euy-sang Yoo (Northeast Asia History Foundation and Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

      Professor Namhee Lee (Director, Center for Korean Studies)



 Session I: Presentations -moderated by Professor Namhee Lee

  • Dr. Hyung-wook Kim (UC San Diego)
    "South Korea's Inconvenient Companionship in East Asia"

  •  Professor Alexis Dudden (University of Connecticut)
    "Japanese Constitutional Revision Debates and the Korea Factor"

  • Dr. Euy-sang Yoo (NAHF and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea)
    "'Asian Paradox' and Its Peaceful Solution: Discussion Focusing on Historical Issues"


Coffee Break



Session II: Panel Discussion -moderated by Professor John Duncan (UCLA)

      Professor Katsuya Hirano (UCLA)

      Professor Andrea Goldman (UCLA)

Special Instructions
RSVP recommended

Cost : Free and open to the public


Sponsor(s): , Asian Languages & Cultures, Northeast Asian History Foundation, UCLA East Asian Library

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