South Korea as an Emerging Donor: Challenges and Changes on its Entering OECD/DAC.
9 February 2010, 7-8:30pm, Vera Anstey Room, Old Building, LSE
Speaker: Prof. Heejin Lee
Professor Lee will be discussing South Korea as an emerging donor. He has a multidisciplinary background in business administration, sociology and information systems. He studied at Seoul National University, Korea and received his doctorate from LSE in 1997. Before taking up his current position at Yonsei University, he was a faculty member of the University of Melbourne, Australia and of Brunel University, UK. Professor Lee has written extensively on the implications of broadband as well as time and IT. Currently, he is researching ICT for development (ICT4D) and China's ICT standards policy.
Seminar: Export Policies of Korea: The Key to Success?
12 May 2009. 6:30- 8:00pm. H102 Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Jai S. Mah, Korea Foundation Visiting Fellow, Professor Ewha Womans University, Korea.
Seminar: Daily Life in North Korea.
7 May 2009. 5:00-7:00pm. S221, St. Clements, LSE
Speaker: Amb. John Everard, former UK Ambassador to North Korea (DPRK). Chair: Prof. Athar Hussain, Asia Research Centre, LSE
Democratisation and Transitional Justice in the Republic of Korea: A Comparative Perspective
29 April 2009. 6:30- 8:00pm. D502, Clement House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Professor Young Jo Lee, Standing Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the Republic of Korea.
Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin, International Law Department, LSE.
Negotiating with North Korea
25 February 2009. 4:00-6:00pm
Panel discussion on recent developments in the Korean Peninsula. Discussion to be opened by Ambassador Chun Yung-Woo who represented South Korea in the six nations talks.
25 Years On-Cross-border Interactions in Historical Knowledge: China, South Korea and Japan
11 February 2009. 2:00-4:00pm. H206, Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Mutsumi Hirano, ARC Visiting Fellow
Economic Agendas in a Global Context: Reflections on the Role of Korea
Inaugural Korea Foundation-LSE Academic Exchange Programme Public Lecture
14 October 2008. 6:00pm. Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE.
Speaker: Professor Ha-Joon Chang, University of Cambridge
Chair: Prof. Lord Nicholas Stern, LSE