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2014 Annual Conference of the International Council on Korean Studies
Date and Time:
April 17, 2014 08:45 am ~ April 17, 2014 06:00 pm
Location:
Speakers:
Roberta Cohen (HRNK co-chair and senior non-resident fellow, The Brookings Institution), Robert Collins (author of HRNK’s report “Songbun, North Korea’s Social Classification System”), and Bruce Bechtol (Angelo State University)
Host Organization:

 

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On April 17, 2014, from 8:45 am to 6:00 pm, HRNK, KEI, and the International Council on Korean Studies (ICKS) will co-host the 2014 Annual Conference of the International Council on Korean Studies. The human rights panel discussion, held from 9:00 to 11:45 am, will be moderated by Greg Scarlatoiu, HRNK executive director. The panelists will include: Roberta Cohen (HRNK co-chair and senior non-resident fellow, The Brookings Institution), who will address the forcible repatriation of North Korean refugees by China; Robert Collins (author of HRNK’s report “Songbun, North Korea’s Social Classification System”), who will address the human rights implications of the succession process in North Korea;  and Bruce Bechtol (Angelo State University), who will address the impact of proliferation and illicit activities on the North Korean human rights situation. The discussants will be Amanda Mortwedt Oh (HRNK) and Soon Paik (U.S. Department of Labor and ICKS).

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