Program for Korea 2014

Agents of Change: Development and Progress on a Divided Peninsula
Day 1 / Thursday, March 20, 2014

09:00am – 10:00am     Registration
10:00am – 11:00am     Keynote Address
Marius Grinius, former Canadian Ambassador to North
                                          and South Korea
11:00am – 12:30pm     Panel: Agents of Change: Development and Progress on a
Divided Peninsula
Moderator:
Jennifer McCann, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
Panelists:
Jack Kim, founder and former executive director of HanVoice
Michael Robinson, Adjunct Professor of History and Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University Bloomington
Hyunjin Seo, Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication, University of Kansas
12:30pm – 01:00pm     Q&A Session
01:00pm – 02:00pm     Lunch
02:00pm – 03:00pm     Workshops
Media Representations, The Role of Civil Society Organizations, The Kaesong Industrial Complex and Economic Cooperation & Conflict
03:00pm – 04:00pm     Tea Break + Unconference Session 

The “Hermit Kingdom”: The Global Context of Modern Korea
Day 2 / Friday, March 21, 2014

09:30am – 10:00am     Check-In
10:00am – 11:30am     Panel: The “Hermit Kingdom”: The Global Context of Modern
Korea
Moderator:
Tina Jiwon Park, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto
Panelists:
Christine Ahn, co-founder of the Korea Policy Institute and
founder of Women De-Militarize the Zone
Seung Hyok Lee, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Renison
University College (University of Waterloo)
Donald Rickerd, Associate Director of the Asian Business and
Management Program, York University
11:30am – 12:00pm     Q&A Session
12:00pm – 01:00pm     Lunch
01:00pm – 02:00pm     Workshops
The Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asian Security, Soft
Power Diplomacy, Global and Transnational Forces
02:00pm – 03:30pm     Tea Break + The Great Debate
Oxford Style, Question TBA
Mentors:
Shin Hyung Choi, MA Candidate, University of Toronto
Hyun Joo Sandy Oh, PhD Student, University of Toronto
03:30pm – 04:00pm     Closing Remarks
Kwang-Kyun Chung, Consul General of the Republic of
Korea in Toronto
04:00pm – 06:00pm     Break
06:00pm – 09:00pm     Reception Dinner at Arisu

Advertisements