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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 15, 2019

The Soh Jai Pil Circle on Contemporary Korean Affairs: 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: David Kang, USC Korean Studies Institute “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: “Providing Humanitarian Aid in North Korea and Other Authoritarian Settings”

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September 11, 2018

Soh Jaipil Circle Ninth Talk: Sanghyun Lee, Yong-sup Han, Youngjun Kim

“Post Trump-Kim Summit: What is the Next Step?”

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July 25, 2018

Soh Jaipil Circle Eighth Talk: Cho Hyun, The 2nd Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

“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 26, 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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