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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

What Is Going On In North Korea?

Lecture | April 8 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Victor Cha, Georgetown University & Center for Strategic and International Studies

Institute of International Studies, Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

What is going on in North Korea? Do recent events signal an opening in the system or a spiraling down of the system? What challenges do the United States and its allies face?

Professor Victor D. Cha (Ph.D. Columbia, MA Oxford, BA Columbia) is director of Asian Studies and holds the D.S. Song Chair in the Department of Government and School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. In 2009,...   More >

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Global Excellence, Local Access: Opportunities and Challenges for the Public University in the 21st Century

Colloquium | April 16 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Skydeck, Penthouse

2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA

Robert BIRGENEAU, Chancellor emeritus, UC Berkeley; Heather MUNROE-BLUM, Principal emerita, McGill University

Canadian Studies Program (CAN))

Conversation followed by reception. Flyer attached.

RSVP by April 14 by calling Rita Ross at 510-642-0531, or by emailing Rita Ross at

Friday, April 18, 2014

Berkeley Korea Law Center Inaugural Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 18 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Berkeley Korea Law Center, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, Samsung

To register:

Celebrating the Establishment of the Berkeley Korea Law Center

Berkeley Law is establishing a new center for cutting-edge thinking on significant public and private law issues affecting Korea and the United States. Panels at the inaugural conference will include: innovation and intellectual property in the...   More >

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Vision for Korea-U.S. Relations

Colloquium | April 22 | 12 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Dongman Han, Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Institute of International Studies

Last year 2013 marked the 60th anniversary of the alliance between South Korea and the United States. The Korea-U.S. alliance started as a military treaty to defend the south from the communist north, but it has grown to become an unbreakable bond between two countries that...

As of 2014, South Korea leads the mobile communications industry and Korean economy is as big as the...   More >