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24 Aug 2017

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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    How I Became a North Korean with Author Krys Lee

    August 1, 2017 - Award-winning author Krys Lee speaks to the release of her debut novel, How I Became a North Korean, at this first cultural event at the Korea Society’s new location at 350 Madison Avenue at 45th Street. A Yonsei University assistant professor of creative writing, Krys Lee is a recipient of the Rome Prize and finalist for the BBC International Short Story Award. This captivating new release tells the story of three young people who struggle to make new lives in the dangerous area where China borders North Korea. Krys Lee appears in conversation with Korea Society senior director and Columbia University professor Stephen Noerper.

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


  • Posted on 02 Aug 2017

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    North Korea's Cyber Threat

    July 12, 2017 - With growing cyber attacks possibly linked to North Korea and an eye to the vulnerability of financial and government systems, the Korea Society hosts a private round table discussion on North Korea's Cyber Threat. The discussants for this by-invitation session are the Council on Foreign Relations' Adam Segal and Symantec's Vikram Thakur. Adam Segal is the Ira A. Lipman Chair in Emerging Technologies and National Security and Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Vikram Thakur is a Senior Manager within Symantec's Security Response Team. The session is moderated by Society President Thomas Byrne and Senior Director Stephen Noerper.

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


  • Posted on 13 Jul 2017

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    Rapid Reaction Report: North Korea's ICBM Launch

    July 5, 2017 - On July 4, 2017, North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile. Washington called for a global response, and the United Nations Security Council met July 5 on the DPRK launch. Offering insight into the politics surrounding the launch and possible responses is Korea Society Chairman and former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Thomas Hubbard. Offering insights into market impacts is Korea Society President Thomas Byrne, formerly with Moody’s. This rapid reaction report is moderated by senior director Stephen Noerper and produced by Peter Stuehmke.

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


  • Posted on 05 Jul 2017

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    Korea-China Relations: Part II

    May 11, 2017 - Korea Society President Thomas Byrne convenes a discussion on Korea-China Relations, with former Newsweek Beijing Correspondent Isaac Stone Fish and Stimson Center Senior Associate Yun Sun, formerly with the International Crisis Group's office in Beijing. This session follows on the Society's March Korea-China session with Harvard's John Park and focuses on the twists and turns of South Korea's economic and political relations with China, and examines the complexity of China's support for UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea.

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


  • Posted on 12 May 2017

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    Korean Presidential Election Commentary with Stephen Costello, AsiaEast

    May 10, 2017 - Stephen Noerper in conversation with AsiaEast producer Stephen Costello. Costello served with the Kim Dae Jung Peace Foundation USA and Atlantic Council. He is in Seoul to meet with advisors to the new administration.

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


  • Posted on 11 May 2017

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