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International Conference on Nuclear Weapons and the Security of Korea and East Asia

International Conference on Nuclear Weapons
and the Security of Korea and East Asia

May 14, 2010 (UO) ~ May 17, 2010 (PSU)

Part of the Project on Historical Reconciliation and Cooperative Security in East Asia

Conference Program

Friday, May 14, 2010 – Knight Library Browsing Room

9:00 – 9:15 am
Opening Remarks

Dr. Mel Gurtov Visiting Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon, and Director, Institute for Asian Studies, Portland State University

9:15 – 10:30 am
Panel 1 – Korea’s Security: The Six Party Talks and After

Chair: Richard P. Suttmeier
Panelists: Peter Van Ness, Shin Beom Shik, Mel Gurtov

10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Panel 2 – The Nuclear Issue: Implications for Korea and Asia

Chair: Bruce Gilley
Panelists: Cai Jian, Mumin Chen, Byong-Moo Hwang,

1:00 – 2:45 pm
Panel 3 – Alternative Approaches to Security on the Korean Peninsula

Chair: Mark Valencia
Panelists: David Austin, Peter Beck, Karin Lee, Stu Thorson, Sung-Chul Yang

3:00 – 4:45 pm
Panel 4 – Nuclear Weapons and Global Security

Chair: Ron Tammen
Panelists: Patrick Morgan, Peter Van Ness, Mark Valencia, Richard P. Suttmeier

5:30 pm
Keynote Lecture

“Looking Backward to Go Forward: On Future Korea-U.S. Relations”
Dr. Yang Sung-chul, Chairman, the Kim Dae-jung Peace Foundation Advisory Committee and a Distinguished Professor, Korea University; former Korea Ambassador to the United States, 2000-2003

This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

For more info, please call (541) 346-1521.

This event is cosponsored by UO’s Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and PSU’s Institute for Asian Studies. Funding has generously been provided by The UO-Hanyang Gift, the UO College of Arts and Sciences, the Jeremiah Lecture Series Fund, PSU’s Office of International Affairs, The Asian Perspective Journal and the PSU Confucius Institute.