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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 9:00 AM
These first-Wednesday monthly roundtables draw members and supporters from policy, corporate, ...
Friday, February 9, 2018 | 8:00 AM
[CANCELLED] "Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event will need to be cancelled. We express our ...
Friday, February 16, 2018 | 10:00 AM
[Special Recording Session] Marking thirty years since the shift from authoritarianism to ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 6:00 PM
Join an intimate conversation with defector Seongmin Lee, who escaped North Korea in 2009. Hailing ...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 12:00 PM
Harvard Kennedy School Korea Working Group Director, Dr. John Park, appears for this ...
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 4:00 PM
  This by-invitation series gathers corporate, media and UN senior professionals for intimate, ...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 5:00 PM
[DUE DATE: MARCH 15, 2018] The Korea Society announces its 2018 Sherman Family Emerging Scholar ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 12:00 PM
The Korea Society concluded its fifth class in the Kim Koo Professional Series in November 2017. ...

Dialogue with a North Korean Defector

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Join an intimate conversation with defector Seongmin Lee, who escaped North Korea in 2009. Hailing from the border town of Hyesan, Lee witnessed the tumultuous social and economic change in the wake of the 1990s famine. Lee converses with associate policy director Jonathan Corrado in this event marking the fourth anniversary of the release of the UN Commission of Inquiry Report on North Korea human rights.


Dialogue with a North Korean Defector

featuring Seongmin Lee

Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 6 PM