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Land of Turmoil: Colonization and Division of the Korean Peninsula

November 13, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

[SPECIAL LECTURE] Land of Turmoil: Colonization and Division of the Korean Peninsula

🔹️Date: NOV 6 & NOV 13, 9am – 12pm (GMT+8)
🔹️Mode: Online (ZOOM, YouTube Live Streaming)
🔸️Registration Link: https://bit.ly/SpecialLecture2023

The special lecture is co-hosted by the UP Center for International Studies (UPCIS), UP KRC, and Seoul National University – Asia Center (SNUAC) on two Mondays, Nov 6 & Nov 13, 2023. This is an ONLINE event and open to the public.

(1) November 6: Japanese Colonialism and the Independence Movement
(2) November 13: Division of Korea & Post-war Korean History and Democratization

🔸️Speaker: Dr. Benjamin A. Engel is a Research Professor at the Institute of International Affairs, Seoul National University. He received his Ph.D. and Master’s in International Studies from the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University. His dissertation, entitled “A Search for a Tacit Agreement: U.S.-ROK Relations and Human Rights, 1972-1980,” focuses on the development of U.S. human rights diplomacy toward South Korea and the subsequent ROK government response during the 1970s. His recent academic publications include “For the Sake of Appearances: The Case of South Korean Authoritarian Image Management in the 1970s” published in The Korean Journal of International Studies in 2023, and “Aiding and Abetting: Role of Foreign Missionaries in the South Korean Democracy Movement” published in Korea Observer in 2020.

Source: UP Korea Research Center Facebook


November 13, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm