The Korean Studies Program at Shorenstein APARC welcomes Mike Cowin, the deputy head of mission at the British Embassy in Pyongyang as a Pantech Fellow, and Oh Yeon-Cheon, the president of Seoul National University as a Koret Fellow. Read more »
The twelfth session of the Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum, held on June 20 at Stanford, brought together leading experts to discuss recent developments on the Korean Peninsula. The Forum was hosted by Shorenstein APARC's Korean Studies Program with the Korea National Diplomatic Academy.
Gi-Wook Shin, director of the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, urged Korea to embrace diversity in order to achieve broader social integration in a keynote speech delivered at the Korea Forum 2014 in Seoul. Korea needs to shift its orientation to “respecting differences while maintaining shared goals," he said.