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The Politics of Peace and Security in Northeast Asia: Lessons from Anti-Base Protests on Jeju Island

January 22, 2013

Why do government policymakers and peace activists often come to radically different conclusions on issues pertaining to peace and security?

Territorial Disputes in East Asia and the Role of the United States

November 11, 2011

KSP's 2011–12 Koret Fellow, recently retired Korean senior career diplomat Ambassador Joon-woo Park, will discuss the U.S. role in current territorial disputes in East Asia.

Korean Strategic Thoughts on Regional Security Cooperation

October 2, 2009

This talk will examine the evolution of Korean strategic thought on regionalism, with particular focus on regional security cooperation: How does South Korean regional thinking differ from that of...

Regional Security Dynamics in Northeast Asia: Seoul's Perspective and Equities

February 6, 2009

As the new year begins, the administration of ROK President Lee Myung-bak faces an unusually complex and rapidly evolving regional security landscape as he seeks to craft a strategy that...

South Korean Foreign Policy Under the New Lee Myung-bak Government

November 3, 2008

The inauguration of Lee Myung-bak as president in February represented a significant shift in South Korea's foreign policy.

Protest and Repression in South Korea (1970-1979)

January 11, 2008

Chang's presentation seeks to understand the emergence and evolution of social movements during the 1970s in South Korea.

Beyond Ideology and Toward Unity

December 2, 2005

Korea stands at a critical juncture, as it transitions from mid-level to advanced country status. Yet at this important time, Korea seems to have lost its sense of direction.

Stanford Summer Workshop on Korea 2005

June 27, 2005

The Korean Studies Program at the Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) in the Stanford Institute for International Studies will host summer workshop on Korea 2005 from June 27-July 1,...

Reflections on the meaning of cultural globalization

May 13, 2005

Korea, where ancient East Asian civilization and modern Western civilization interact and conflicting political ideologies, economic systems, and social practices collide, presents a particularly...

Negotiating Cultural Identities in Conflict: A Reading of Paek Kyonghae's Writings

May 7, 2004

A buffet lunch will be available to those who RSVP to Rakhi Patel at by Tuesday, May 5.

Moral Clarity or Political Calculation? The U.S. Approach to Human Rights in North Korea

April 23, 2004

A buffet lunch will be available to those who RSVP by 12:00pm, Wednesday, April 21 to Rakhi Patel.

North Korea: New Challenges, New Solutions

February 14, 2003

The Korean peninsula has been at the center of Cold War politics ever since its 1945 territorial division, and remains so even after the demise of the Soviet empire.


Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology