Past events

19
May
2017

What will Moon Jae-In’s “New Era of Gwanghwamun Presidency” mean?

Korea Institute Speaker Series

Presenter(s): Associate Professor Hyung-A Kim, Korea Politics and History ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Join the ANU Korea Institute to explore the recent election in South Korea. ...

» read more

18
May
2017

Gwangju Uprising of 18 May 1980 and the Struggle for Democracy in Korea

PSC Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Rev. Dr. John Brown

On 18 May, 1980, students in Gwangju City in South Chollado took to the streets to express their discontent with the rule of the military regime in Seoul. Although there...

» read more

04
May
2017

New Worlds from Below Book Launch

Book Launch

Presenter(s): Dr peter Van Ness

Amidst a landscape of political disenchantment, ordinary people in East Asia are finding new ways to take control of their own lives, respond to threats to their physical and...

» read more

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...

» read more

28
Apr
2017

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...

» read more

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....

» read more

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...

» read more

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...

» read more

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...

» read more

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...

» read more

Pages

Updated:  17 February 2016/Responsible Officer:  Director, Korea Institute/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team