The Korea SocietyAuthor: The Korea Society
18 Feb 2018

The Korea Society

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The Korea Society, an American organization promoting greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea, presents the leading voices in public policy, business, education, intercultural relations, and the arts.

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    The Rise of K-fashion, LIE

    February 12, 2018 - Step into the global phenomenon known as Hallyu, or the Korean wave, with Chung Chung Lee, creator behind the fashion label LIE and son of legendary designer, LIE SANG BONG. Chung Chung is a pioneer in expanding awareness of Korean fashion at 2018 New York Fashion Week through “Concept Korea,” a biannual fashion show supported by South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. At the Korea Society's event, Chung Chung shares the inspiration behind his past seasonal fashion shows. For fashionistas interested in learning more about up-and-coming K-fashion trends, this event is not to be missed!

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    https://www.koreasociety.org/arts-culture/item/1075-the-rise-of-k-fashion-lie


  • Posted on 14 Feb 2018

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    Politics, Policy, and PyeongChang 2018

    February 7, 2018 - These first-Wednesday monthly roundtables draw members and supporters from policy, corporate, media, academe, and the United Nations to discuss and debate Korea’s leadership, regional relations or the North Korea challenge. The 2018 kickoff addresses issues of politics and policy in the lead-up to the Winter Games and takes place two days prior to the Opening Ceremonies. Korea Society senior director and Columbia adjunct professor Stephen Noerper addresses the lead-up to the Winter Games with a call-in from the Council on Foreign Relations' Scott Snyder and the Center for a New American Security's Patrick Cronin.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    https://www.koreasociety.org/policy-and-corporate-programs/item/1063-politics-policy-and-pyeongchang-2018


  • Posted on 07 Feb 2018

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    South Korea at the Crossroads with Scott Snyder

    February 1, 2018 - Against the backdrop of China’s mounting influence and North Korea’s growing nuclear capability and expanding missile arsenal, South Korea faces a set of strategic choices that will shape its economic prospects and national security. In South Korea at the Crossroads, Scott A. Snyder examines the trajectory of fifty years of South Korean foreign policy and offers predictions—and a prescription—for the future. Pairing a historical perspective with a shrewd understanding of today’s political landscape, Scott Snyder contends that South Korea’s best strategy remains investing in a robust alliance with the United States.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    https://www.koreasociety.org/policy-and-corporate-programs/item/1062-south-korea-at-a-crossroads


  • Posted on 02 Feb 2018

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    Forecasting Korean Politics and Security with Sue Mi Terry

    January 26, 2018 - This noon session serving policy and corporate leaders examines politics, stability and security on and around the Korean Peninsula. This session features Dr. Sue Mi Terry, who has assumed leadership of Korea programs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dr. Terry, who appears widely in media and was featured at a recent New Yorker event, speaks with Dr. Stephen Noerper, Korea Society senior director, and lends thoughts to likely developments in politics and security for Korea and her neighbors in 2018.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    https://www.koreasociety.org/policy-and-corporate-programs/item/1061-forecasting-korean-politics-and-security


  • Posted on 26 Jan 2018

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    Heungnam Remembered

    December 15, 2017 - Author Ned Forney and retired Admiral J. Robert Lunney discuss the Heungnam Evacuation and Lunney’s “Ship of Miracles” in this special holiday event commemorating the United Nation’s first humanitarian evacuation. Forney speaks to his major Seoul daily release profiling six descendants of those saved, including South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Lunney, who welcomed President Moon to Virginia during his first US visit as President, shares reflections on those harrowing days, acts of heroism, and the extraordinary flight to freedom.

    A holiday reception follows, marking the December 1950 evacuation for members and guests, to include visitors from the United Nations nearby. The event also marks the 60th anniversary of the first Korea Society board meeting on December 12, 1957. Come celebrate the holidays and be touched by tales of sacrifice and the triumph of the human spirit and Korea-US friendship.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/heungnam_remembered.html


  • Posted on 15 Dec 2017

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