[KS] 20 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Bernhard Seliger bjseliger at yahoo.de
Mon Apr 13 20:46:41 EDT 2009

Dear list members, 

those of you having the possibility to be in Busan tomorrow are invited to a joint conference and poster exhibition opening in Dong-A University, Bumin Campus, Multiple Lecture Building

„20 Years
after the Fall of the Berlin Wall –
Perceptions of Unification and Division and lessons for Korea”


conference on the occasion of the opening of the poster exhibition on German
division and unification at Dong-A University, Busan


Hosting institution: Graduate School of Northeast Asian Studies, Dong-A

Graduate School
of Northeast Asian Studies, Dong-A University, Hanns-Seidel-Foundation Korea, Stiftung


Time: Wednesday,
April 15, 2009


08.30                           Registration


09.00                           Opening
of the conference

speech: Dean Jeong Sang-Hee


09.15                           First session:
„Remembering Division and Unification – historical and economic perspectives“


                                    Moderator: Dr. Bernhard Seliger (HSS


Paper 1: Dr. Bernd Schäfer, Senior Scholar, Cold War International
History Project, Woodrow Wilson
  International Center, Washington,

in Self-Confidence: 

East Germany,
North Korea
and Concepts of the Nation” 


Paper 2: Prof. Dr. Park Sung-Jo, FU Berlin/ Dong-A University,

“The current economic differences between
East and West Germany and
the Implications for Korea”


Discussants: Prof. Lee Hun-Kyung
(Dong-A Uni.), Prof. Chung Nam-Ki (Dong-A Uni.)


11.15                           Opening
of the poster exhibition


- Greetings by Prof. Jeong
Sang-Hee, Dean, Graduate
 School of Northeast Asian

- Remarks by Dr. Bernhard Seliger,
Resident Representative, Hanns-Seidel-Foundation

- Congratulatory Remark:
President, Dong-A University, Cho Kyu-Hyang

Congratulatory Remark by Hur Nam-Sik, Mayor of Busan

- Congratulatory Remark by
Alexander Nowak (German Embassy)

- Keynote Speech: Dr. Anne Kaminsky (Director, Stiftung Aufarbeitung,


12.00                           Lunch


14.00                           Second Session
“Judicial and political perspectives of German Unification”


Paper 3: Dr.
Kolja Naumann, Institute for Public International Law, 

Cologne University

rights and the German unification process” 


Paper 4: Dr. Anne Kaminsky, Director, Stiftung Aufarbeitung, Berlin

„The role of Stiftung Aufarbeitung
in remembering the legacy of East


Discussants: Prof. Ha Tae-Young
(Dong-A Uni.), Prof. Jang Tae-Jong (Dong-A Uni.)


16.00-16.30                 Coffee


16.30 – 18.00              Roundtable discussion
“Implications for the Korean Unification Process”

Dr. Bernhard Seliger

Paper presenters, Prof. Ha
Tae-Young, Prof. Lee Hun-Kyung


18.00                           Closing
remarks Dean Jeong Sang-Hee, Dr. Bernhard Seliger


18.30                           Dinner

Dr. Bernhard SeligerHanns Seidel Stiftung - Seoul OfficeRoom 501, Soo Young Bldg., 64-1, Hannam 1 Dong, Yongsan-guSeoul, Republic of KoreaTel.+ 82 2 790 5344Fax. + 82 2 790 5346

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