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[Program in commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the I-House]
Program 4 “The Uneasy Triangle: Korea between China and Japan”


  • Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012; 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
  • Language: English (with simultaneous interpretation)
  • Admission: 1,000 yen (Students & IHJ members: Free)
Photo:Han Sung-JooLecturer: Han Sung-Joo (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Korea)
Prof. Han previously served as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Cyprus, a member of the UN Inquiry Commission on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States. Prof. Han is a graduate of Seoul National University and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. His publication in English include Korea in a Changing World (Chisik Sanopsa, 1995) and in Korean include Nam Gwa Puk, kurigo Sekye [The Two Koreas and the World] (Nanam, 2000).

Discussants:
Lee Jong Won (Professor, Waseda University)
Before assuming his current position at Waseda University, he was a professor at Rikkyo University. He specializes in international politics and East Asian international relations. His books include Rekishi to shiteno Nicchou kokkou seijo ka [History of the Normalization between Japan and North Korea](coauthor, Hosei University Press, 2012)

Soeya Yoshihide (Professor, Keio University)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ph. D.). He specializes in politics and Security in the asia-pacific region, Japan’s external relations and diplomacy. His books include “The Cold War in Asia: The Korean Peninsula as a Structural Nexus and the Role of Japan,” The Ending the Cold War in Korea: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives (Yonsei University Press, 2001)