International Sanctions and the Sino-North Korean Border Economy

Colloquium | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | 141 McCone Hall

 Kevin Gray, University of Sussex

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

***Please note that the location of this talk has moved to 141 McCone (moved from 145 Dwinelle).***

Come join us as Kevin Gray talks about the unintended consequences of economic sanctions against North Korea on the Sino-North Korean border economy.

Kevin Gray is a Reader in International Relations at the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, and a visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. He has researched widely on the political economy of both North and South Korea. His current project focuses on marketization and economic development in North Korea. His research has been published in in Review of International Political Economy, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Pacific Review, North Korean Review, Globalizations, New Political Economy, Third World Quarterly and New Left Review. He is also the author of Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation (Routledge, 2008), Labour and Development in East Asia: Social Forces and Passive Revolution (Routledge, 2015). He has co-edited volumes on (with Barry Gills) People Power in an era of global crisis: rebellion, resistance and liberation (2012); (with Craig Murphy) Rising Powers and the Future of Global Governance (2013); (with Barry Gills) Rising Powers and South-South Cooperation (2017).