GWIKS Soh Jaipil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs

The Soh Jaipil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs (2017 – 2019) was named after the famous champion of Korean independence who earned a medical degree at GW. The circle brought together people from the academic and think tank communities for serious and engaging conversations on contemporary Korean affairs.

February 28, 2019

The Soh Jai Pil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs: Taisuke Mibae, “The Current State of Japan-South Korea Relations”

February 14, 2019

The Soh Jai Pil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs with John Merrill: “The Jeju 4.3 Incident, Korea’s ‘Dark History,’ and Its Implications for North Korea Policy”

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January 23, 2019

The Soh Jai Pil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs with David Kang: “North Korea in 2019: More of the same, or a historic opportunity?”

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November 29, 2018

The Soh Jai Pil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs with Christy Gavitt: “Providing Humanitarian Aid in North Korea and Other Authoritarian Settings”

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September 11, 2018

The Soh Jaipil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs with Sanghyun Lee, Yong-sup Han, and Youngjun Kim: “Post Trump-Kim Summit: What is the Next Step?”

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July 25, 2018

The Soh Jaipil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs with Cho Hyun: “Future of Korea-US Alliance: Creating Peace on the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia”

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April 27, 2018

Soh Jaipil Circle Seventh Talk: Joongho Kim, “Economic Engagement with North Korea – Opportunities and Challenges”

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April 11, 2018

Soh Jaipil Circle Sixth Talk: Angela Kim, “International Legal Issues for a Unified Korea: Protection of Third Party Rights Under Pre-Existing Bilateral Treaties”

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February 12, 2018

Soh Jaipil Circle Fifth Talk: Youn Kuk Jung, “The South Korean Media in the Post-Truth Era”

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February 9, 2018

Soh Jaipil Circle Fourth Talk: Sergei Kurbanov, “Compiling a History of North Korea in the 21st Century: Methodology of Fact Selection and Analysis”

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December 1, 2017

Soh Jaipil Circle Third Talk: Jihwan Hwang, “Can North Korea Become America’s Friend?”

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April 16, 2017

Soh Jailpil Circle Second Talk: Jaikwan Jung, “Why Is There No Rebellion in North Korea?”

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February 16, 2017

Soh Jaipil Circle First Talk: Daniel Roh, “Prospects for Korea-Japan Reconciliation in a Time of Political Turmoil”

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