Past events

28
Apr
2017

DOCUMENTARY - This Island is Ours: Defending Dokdo/Reclaiming Takeshima

Documentary Screening

Presenter(s): Dr Alexander Bukh, Documentary Producer/Director and Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington

ANU Japan Institute and ANU Korea Institute presents a special documentary...

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23
Mar
2017

Korean politics after the presidential impeachment

Bell School Public Lectrue

Presenter(s): Jong-sung You

South Korea’s Constitutional Court upheld President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment on 10 March 2016 after months of peaceful candlelight rallies by millions of people....

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21
Feb
2017

From Feminist Politics to Family Politics?: Childcare Policy Debates in South Korea

Bell School Public Lectrue

Presenter(s): Professor Seung-kyung Kim, Indiana University Bloomington

Sponsored by ANU-IU Pan Asia Institute and the ANU Korea Institute   In 2003, in response to Korea’s dramatically low...

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07
Feb
2017

Experiences and Perspectives of Koreans in Australia and New Zealand

Forum

Presenter(s): Various

Venue: Institutes Boardroom 1.12 H C Coombs Extension (8) Fellows Road, Australian National University

Hosted by the ANU Korea Institute

Program:

10mins: Dr. Roald...

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10
Nov
2016

Gender, Labour and Political Awakening: A Study on the Life and Work of Female Socialist Cheong Chil-seong

Presenter(s): Dr Jiseung Roh

When colonial Joseon first felt the influences of capitalism, many gisaengs (female entertainers) hoped to be rescued from their financial distress with the help of male patrons. Others such as...

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27
Oct
2016

Discovering mineralogical terrains and landscapes of North Korean and Soviet development

Public Seminar

Presenter(s): Robert Winstanley-Chesters

Recent geological prospecting by North Korea’s developmental agencies in partnership with Australian companies has been framed as an engagement with the ultimate...

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10
Aug
2016

Intimate Connections: Everyday Experiences of Inter-Asia Ties

Workshop

Presenter(s): Multiple Speakers

Keynote speakers

Professor Koichi Iwabuchi, Monash University Associate Professor Thang Leng Leng, National University of Singapore Dr Chika Watanabe, University of...

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28
Jul
2016

Women Leaders in the Chosŏn Dynasty

Presenter(s): Dr Sookin Lee

Confucian philosophy was the ruling political ideology during the Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910) in Korea. Based on the concept of yin and yang and the ethics of harmony, Confucian-prescribed...

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04
Jul
2016

Book Launch: Gender in Modern East Asia

Book Launch

Presenter(s): Louise Edwards, Barbara Molony, Janet Theiss, Hyaeweol Choi

Gender in Modern East Asia: An Integrated History will be launched by Professor Louise Edwards (UNSW) and Professor Tessa Morris-...

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26
May
2016

Do the New Sanctions Bite? The Political Economy of the DPRK in 2016

ANU Public Lecture Series

Presenter(s): Dr Andray Abrahamian

Featured image is 'Yalu River Bridge between Tandong and Shinûiju, seen from the Chinese side'. This is from the collection of T. Morris-Suzuki. No...

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