[KS] GW Event: Confronting Massacres During the Korean War

Cathcart Adam adamcathcart at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 17 12:06:36 EDT 2008

  In light of our recent discussions about war crimes in Korea, the following announcement may be of interest to list members.
  Adam Cathcart


      st1\:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui) }                The Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Project on Memory and Reconciliation in Asia-Pacific Present:
  The Truth & Reconciliation Commission in the Republic of Korea: 
  Confronting Massacres During the Korean War
  In the Sigur Center's Lecture Series on Subnational Asia
  Speaker: Kim Dong-Choon, Standing Commissioner, Truth & Reconciliation Commission, the Republic of Korea
  Kim Dong-Choon is an associate professor of sociology at Sung Kong Hoe University. He is currently serving as a standing commissioner of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission in the Republic of Korea. He received his Ph.D. from Seoul National University. His research has focused on the historical sociology of Korean politics, working class formation and the Korean War. He has also acted as an organizer of progressive academic movements since the 1980s and has participated in several civil movements in South Korea. In 2004, The Hankyoreh newspaper nominated him as one of the ¡°100 people who will lead Korean society.¡± He has written a number of academic books, including Social Movements in 1960s Korea (1991); A Study of Korea¡¯s Working Class (1995); Shadow of Modernity (2000); War and Society (2000); The Engine of the American Market and War (2004); and Reflections on Korean Society Since 1987 (2006).
  Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
  Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm (Please note time change)
  Place: The Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, The Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Suite 503, 1957 E Street, NW
  RSVP: Please RSVP with your name, affiliation, and e-mail to gsigur at gwu.edu by Monday, March 17, 2008.
  Sigur Center for Asian Studies
Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 503
Washington, DC 20052
TEL 202-994-5886
FAX 202-994-6096
EMAIL gsigur at gwu.edu

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