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THE KOREA SOCIETY is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

THE KOREA SOCIETY is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.
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THE KOREA SOCIETY is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

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Episodes

Capitol Hill and Korea with CRS experts Mark Manyin and Emma Chanlett-Avery

11/9/2018
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November 9, 2018 - Congressional Research Service Asia Affairs specialists Mark Manyin and Emma Chanlett-Avery speak on the US Congress and Korea issues. Authors of important CRS reports on US-South Korea relations and negotiating with North Korea, Manyin and Chanlett-Avery appear in conversation with Senior Director Stephen Noerper. For more information, please visit the link...

Duration:00:29:40

Future of Fintech: Technological Advancements and Disruption of Incumbents

11/2/2018
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November 1, 2018 - The Korea Society and the Korean Startups & Entrepreneurs Association (KSE) address the topics of fintech, financial services, and technology. Panelists explore how innovative technologies and influential tech entrepreneurs are disrupting and redefining the traditional finance industry. For more information, please visit the link below: https://www.koreasociety.org/special-events/item/1216-ypn-future-of-fintech-technological-advancements-and-disruption-of-incumbents

Duration:00:49:00

Korea at a Crossroads: Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella With US Naval War College’s Terence Roehrig

10/25/2018
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October 25, 2018 - US Naval War College Professor and Asia-Pacific Studies Group Director Terence Roehrig discusses the nuclear umbrella in Northeast Asia in the context of deterrence theory and US strategy. In conversation with the Society’s Stephen Noerper, Roehrig examines the role of the nuclear umbrella in South Korean and Japanese defense planning and security calculations, including the potential for either the ROK or Japan developing its own nuclear weapons. Professor Roehrig also...

Duration:00:28:19

K-beauty with Renée of Gothamista

10/18/2018
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October 11, 2018 - Delve into K-beauty with Renée, known online as Gothamista, a prominent beauty guru on YouTube! Having a keen interest in core ingredients used in K-beauty products, she shares the latest K-beauty skin care tips and her favorite skincare regime for the fall. Moderated by Devon Abelman, Allure’s digital beauty reporter, covering viral makeup trends, rainbow hair, K-beauty and more. For more information, please visit the link...

Duration:00:36:30

Nukes, Missiles, and Ways to Talk with The Diplomat's Ankit Panda

10/12/2018
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October 11, 2018 - The Diplomat’s Ankit Panda discusses North Korea nuclear weapons, intercontinental ballistic missiles, and diplomatic pathways aimed at mitigating these threats. Panda, also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, joins Associate Director Jonathan Corrado in this Young Asia Policy Professionals event, which is open to the public. For more information, please visit the link...

Duration:00:39:49

Remembering the 1988 Seoul Summer Games with Victor Cha and Stephen Noerper

10/2/2018
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October 2, 2018 - The 1988 Seoul Olympics represents South Korea’s first foray as international host and hub. Senior Director and Columbia Adjunct Professor Stephen Noerper leads a special lunchtime discussion marking the thirtieth anniversary of the closing ceremony of the ‘88 Summer Games, which proved vital for Korea’s global “coming out,” Seoul’s development, and democracy’s hold. This program features a special call in from Georgetown University Professor, and fellow sports diplomacy...

Duration:00:28:42

Kpop and Beauty

10/2/2018
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September 27, 2018 - Styling and beauty are quintessential elements of the Kpop lifestyle. Devon Abelman, Digital Beauty Reporter at Allure Magazine, uncovers Kpop hair, skincare, and beauty trends. For more information, please visit the link below: https://www.koreasociety.org/arts-culture/item/1208-kpop-beauty

Duration:00:37:34

Korea at a Crossroads: Inter-Korean Relations and Next Steps in US-DPRK Dialogue

9/28/2018
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September 27, 2018 - Asia business and policy veterans Philip Sherman and David Anderson convene an Old Asia Hands luncheon to discuss negotiations around the Korean Peninsula. This group of seasoned professionals weighs the prospects for success in current ROK-DPRK and US-DPRK negotiations, with remarks by Senior Director Stephen Noerper. For more information, please visit the link...

Duration:00:47:07

Our Greater Alliance, Making Peace: A Conversation with President Moon Jae-in

9/26/2018
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September 25, 2018 - This event was produced in collaboration with Council on Foreign Relations and Asia Society. His Excellency Moon Jae-in, President of Republic of Korea, addresses the current situation on the Korean Peninsula, South Korea’s alliance with the United States and efforts to denuclearize North Korea. For more information, please visit the link below: https://www.koreasociety.org/policy-and-corporate-programs/item/1206-a-conversation-with-moon-jae-in

Duration:01:02:54

Imagining the Impossible: The DMZ as a Productive Territory - Sherman Family Korea Emerging Scholar Lecture 2018

9/20/2018
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September 20, 2018 - Architect and educator Dongsei Kim--recipient of the 2018 Sherman Family Korea Emerging Scholar Lecture Series award--explores how the discipline of architecture and landscape architecture investigates the Demilitarized Zone. Through the prism of spatial design and with three concrete examples, Professor Kim argues for a reformulation of exclusionary border conditions into inclusive spaces that become synergistic and productive for both Koreas. For more information,...

Duration:00:57:18

Development of Kimchi in Modern Days

9/18/2018
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September 13, 2018 - Kimchi is a staple side dish, known as banchan, in Korean cuisine. Made from salted and fermented vegetables, there are various types of kimchi, unique from region to region, depending on ingredients and weather conditions. Through its fermentation process, kimchi becomes a superfood containing vitamins A and B and minerals such as calcium and iron. Susan Durso, Founder of Anomaly Season, discusses her contemporary take on traditional kimchi with Lynda Liu, host of Feast...

Duration:00:32:00

Korea at a Crossroads: North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa

9/13/2018
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September 13, 2018 - Professor and author Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr. discusses his new release, North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability. In dialogue with Senior Director Stephen Noerper, Bechtol speaks to the DPRK’s ongoing sales of conventional weapons, ballistic missile and WMD systems and technology, as well as collaboration, in the world’s more volatile regions. For more information, please visit the link...

Duration:00:43:19

The Case for Diplomacy: A Closer Look at Denuclearization Talks

9/7/2018
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September 7, 2018 - As discussions to denuclearize North Korea develop, a number of vexing problems, seen in previous negotiations, have resurfaced. How can the United States and South Korea avoid the trappings while still benefiting from the successful elements of the past? To find out, The Korea Society's associate director for policy Jonathan Corrado sat down with two experts from Ploughshares Fund, Director of Policy Tom Z. Collina and Roger L. Hale Fellow Catherine Killough. They shared...

Duration:00:33:13

The Economy of Kpop

8/27/2018
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August 23, 2018 - Communications Director of the Korea Economic Institute of America in Washington DC, Jenna Gibson, presents on the commodification of K-culture on a global scale. Ms. Gibson reflects on regional marketing strategies and the economic impact of Korea’s exportation of Kpop. For more information, please visit the link below: https://www.koreasociety.org/arts-culture/item/1192-kpop-101-series-the-economy-of-kpop

Duration:00:43:24

The History of Kpop

8/3/2018
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August 2, 2018 - Billboard columnist and Forbes contributor, Tamar Herman, explores the origins of the hallyu wave. From Seo Taiji & Boys in the 1990s to international sensation BTS, how has Kpop evolved? Ms. Herman outlines the elements which distinguish Kpop, notes milestones, and discusses the potential of the global music phenomenon. For more information, please visit the link below: https://www.koreasociety.org/arts-culture/item/1189-the-history-of-kpop

Duration:01:00:31

Taste of Korean Temple Food with Wookwan

7/20/2018
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July 19, 2018 - The Korea Society welcomes Wookwan, cookbook author of Wookwan’s Korean Temple Food: The Road to the Taste of Enlightenment, to introduce Korean temple food built on the philosophy of Buddhism along with the long tradition of Korean cuisine. Korean temple food “does not only provide nutrition for a healthy body, but preparing the food is a practice of mediation as well.” Wookwan, a respected monk and temple-food expert, will demonstrate the preparation of several dishes while...

Duration:01:02:45

After Talks, What Next with North Korea? A Post Summit Assessment.

6/15/2018
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June 14, 2018 - How do we frame the Trump-Kim summit? What are critical next-steps? Get a Washington insider perspective with Mansfield Foundation President and CEO Frank Jannuzi and National Committee on North Korea Executive Director Keith Luse. Frank and Keith served as senior advisors to US Senate Relations Committee Chairs, and both bring unique contacts and sensibilities to this discussion on dialogue with North Korea and efforts to prevent conflict. Jannuzi and Luse join Korea Society...

Duration:00:44:35

Blockchain: The Revolution in Decentralization

5/18/2018
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May 17, 2018 - The Korea Society and the Korean Startups & Entrepreneurs association (KSE) address blockchain as a transformational technology and developments in blockchain and crypto markets affecting the South Korean economy. For more information, please visit the link below: https://www.koreasociety.org/special-events/item/1097-ypn-blockchain-the-revolution-in-decentralization

Duration:01:04:56

Evolution of North Korea’s Cyberthreat

5/15/2018
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May 11, 2018 - Priscilla Moriuchi, Recorded Future’s Director for Strategic Threat Development, discusses the evolution of North Korea’s cyber strategy, including cryptocurrency theft, sabotage, espionage, and everyday internet usage by Pyongyang’s elites. Priscilla is the former head of the National Security Agency's East Asia and Pacific cyberthreats office. Today, Priscilla uses a variety of tools to generate unparalleled depictions of North Korea’s state-level online behavior. For more...

Duration:00:33:34

The Summits: A Diplomacy Discussion with Young Policy Professionals

5/11/2018
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May 10, 2018 - In this roundtable podcast recording, young professionals in Asia policy explore the implications and consequences of the Moon-Kim and Trump-Kim meetings. The discussion revolves around alliance relations, regional dimensions, precedents, new opportunities, and cautionary elements. Featuring: the Asia Society's Isaac Stone Fish, the National Committee on American Foreign Policy's Rorry Daniels, the Diplomat's Ankit Panda, and Columbia University's Henri Feron.

Duration:01:08:38