[KS] The Korean War Conference (AKS)

Agnieszka Smiatacz magnesmerald at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Dec 11 11:19:37 EST 2012


 
Dear Colleagues, 
 
In the name of Prof. Chung Young-soon, the Director of the Institute for East Asian History at the Academy of Korean Studies, I would like to invite you all to our conference on the Korean War, with the theme of “The Memory of War, the War of Memory”, which will be held on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Graduate School Auditorium at the Academy of Korean Studies. 
 
For directions please refer to AKS webpage:
http://intl.aks.ac.kr/english/viewforum.php?f=5
If you reside in Seoul, the easiest way is to take bus no. 9003, from a bus stop located nearby exit 12 of Euljiro-3ga Stn line no. 2 and 3(go to the bus stop which is closer to the intersection); the bus goes straight to the main gate of the campus. From Kangnam Stn., bus no. 9004 goes in the same direction.

PROGRAM:


The Korean War as seen from the United States
Presenter: Prof. Kathryn Weathersby (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
Panel Discussion: Prof. Kang Kyu Hyung (Myungji University, Korea)

The Korean War as seen from Russia
Presenter: Dr. Leonid Petrov (Sydney University, Australia)
Panel Discussion: Prof. Andrei Lankov (Kookmin University, Korea)

The Korean War as seen from China
Presenter: Prof. Lee Chun Bok (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
Panel Discussion: Prof. Kim Myung Sup (Yonsei University, Korea)

The Korean War in the Memories of the Korean People
Presenter: Prof. Son Kyung Ho (Korea National Defense University, Korea)
Panel Discussion: Prof. Park Myung Rim (Yonsei University, Korea)

The Korean War as seen from Japan
Presenter: Prof. Yang Young Jo (Institute for Military History Compilation)
Panel Discussion: Prof. Kim Yong Jik (Sungshin Women’s University, Korea)

Q & A Session

Scholars, researchers and students are welcome to attend.

For all enquiries regarding the conference please contact:
Ms. Kim Hye Rang at khr1223 at hanmail.net (information in Korean)
Ms. Agnieszka Smiatacz at magnesmerald at yahoo.co.uk (information in English)
 
Best regards,
 
Agnieszka Smiatacz

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