South Korean protestors shout slogans during a rally against North Korea's regime in Seoul on April 26. The placards read 'Freedom and human rights for North Korean people.' (Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

INDiscussion Winner for 2014

INDePth is pleased to announce Sophie Qu as the INDiscussion Blog Competition winner for 2014. The Korea Canadian Scholarship Foundation selected her entry written on the “The Two Koreas and the Responsibility of the International Community“. Sophie Qu is a fourth-year Criminology and Concurrent Education student at the University of Toronto. She will be receiving her $500 grand prize from the Korea Canadian Scholarship Foundation at the … Continue reading INDiscussion Winner for 2014

Media Representation Workshop

Few issues involving North Korea have been as prominent or talked-about in the media as the most recent “basketball diplomacy” trips led by Dennis Rodman. From its inception, this proposed project was framed and labelled most generously as a shallow publicity stunt to most critically as downright morally reprehensible. The referrals by ex-NBA player Rodman to Kim Jong Un as a “friend for life” and … Continue reading Media Representation Workshop

Key Themes and Workshop Topics for Korea Conference 2014

Day 1: Agents of Change on a Divided Peninsula Media Representations Media both reflects the norms and values which undergird the social and political fabric of a community and, in turn, a community’s media representations can help shape perceptions that a particular society holds of itself and others. This is no different in the context of North-South Korean relations, and the media plays an important … Continue reading Key Themes and Workshop Topics for Korea Conference 2014

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Reimagining the Korean Peninsula: Global Forces, Social Change and Conflict Resolution

This year INDePth Conference 2014 will focus on another area pivotal to the Asia-Pacific region—the Korean peninsula. INDePth is proud to announce that Korea is the focus of its 2014 annual conference. Delegates will explore Korea through the theme “Reimagining the Korean Peninsula: Global Forces, Social Change and Conflict Resolution” by assessing both the agents of change in the two Koreas as well as interrogating … Continue reading Reimagining the Korean Peninsula: Global Forces, Social Change and Conflict Resolution

Proudly Announcing the INDePth 2013 Keynote Speaker: David Mulroney

INDePth is proud to announce our keynote speaker for the 2013 China Conference, David Mulroney, the former Canadian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. This is a rare opportunity to meet one of our country’s most distinguished diplomat in the Asia-Pacific region, and also to listen to someone who has extensive, hands-on experience in the field of international politics. David Mulroney has been called one … Continue reading Proudly Announcing the INDePth 2013 Keynote Speaker: David Mulroney

INDiscussion: Blog Competition. Submit Entries Now!

INDiscussion 2014: Blog Competition

You are part of INDePth’s Discussion. INDiscussion is a blog competition sponsored by the Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation and administered by INDePth that seeks to engage students from around the world to actively and critically respond to INDePth 2014’s case study: Korea. Between December and February, we will post entries submitted on our website and share them to audience across our social media platforms. Make … Continue reading INDiscussion 2014: Blog Competition

Key Themes for China 2013

Key Themes and Workshop Topics for China Conference 2013

Faces of China 多面中國: The transformative power of development DAY 1 / Friday March 8th China’s unexpected economic boom of the past three decades has created the opportunity for changing social and environmental discourses in its society. Within China’s borders, shifting ideologies have facilitated not only new strategies of development but have altered its social and environmental landscapes to ultimately shift how  China is perceived worldwide. … Continue reading Key Themes and Workshop Topics for China Conference 2013

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A Message from Research and Development

What We Do The Research and Development department’s mandate is to bring critical, challenging and thought provoking content to INDePth participants through captivating speakers, inspiring workshops and meaningful debate. Our team has a crucial role in INDePth as it will help shape the student experience. Currently, our dedicated team is working on the key themes and workshop topics, as well as seeking out speakers and … Continue reading A Message from Research and Development

Official Web Launch Poster

New Updates

Welcome to INDePth’s Official Web Launch! Our newly revamped website includes tonnes of new features, pages, information and a blog section. Here are some of our new exciting updates: New Executive Team for 2013 Our Executive Team for 2013 is almost twice the size of last year’s team! We have 5 departments this year: Fundraising, Marketing, Research and Development, External and Internal Relations. There are currently … Continue reading New Updates