GEAS Summer School 2017 @ SNU: Korea-a hyper-centralized state?

Aug 15, 2017 - Aug 23, 2017

GEAS Summer School 2017 will take place in (South) Korea this year. It will be held from August 15-23, 2017, and our host this time is Seoul National University.

The topic of this year's school is “Korea - A Hyper-Centralized State?”.

The school is mainly organized by Prof. Dr. Hannes B. Mosler and the postdoctoral fellows Eunhee Woo and Hyun-gyung Kim.

Schedule

Tuesday, August 15

 

Seoul Arrivals
Individual transfer to the Seoul National University

Wednesday, August 16

 

Start-off

10:00 - 12:00  Seoul National University Campus Tour

Lunch

14:00 - 16:00  Welcome and Introduction (Jung, Keun-sik (SNU), Hannes B. Mosler (FUB))

16:30 - 17:30  Group Discussions

  • Politics
  • Civil Society
  • North Korea

18:00  Dinner

Thursday, August 17

 

Politics

09:00 - 10:30  Korea as a Hyper-centralized State (Choi, Jang-jip (Korea University))

10:45 - 12:15  Presidential Impeachment (Lim, Jibong (Sogang University))

Lunch

13:30 - 15:00  Presidential Elections 2017 (Kang, Won-Taek (SNU))

15:15 - 16:45  Parties and Parliament (Han, Jeong-Hun (SNU))

17:00 - 18:00  Group Discussions

Friday, August 18

Field Trip I

09:00 - 09:45  The National Assembly Building Visitors‘ Center

10:00 - 10:45  The National Assembly Building Visit (guided)

11:00 - 11:30  Meeting with Rep. Jin, Sun-mee

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30  Seoul National Cemetery (Hyeonchungwon)

16:30 - 18:00  PSPD - People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (Jeong, Se-yun)

Saturday, August 19

Society

09:00 - 10:30  Political Economy/ Chaebol (Yoon, Deok Ryong (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy))

10:45 - 12:15  Social Inequality (Kim, Hak Jae (SNU))

Lunch

13:30 - 15:00  Human Rights (Cho, Hyo-je (Sungkonghoe University))

15:15 - 16:45  Social Movements and New Political Activism in South Korea (Shin, Jin-Wook (Chung-Ang University))

17:00 - 18:00  Group Discussion

Sunday, August 20

Field Trip II

09:00  Departure to Gwanghwamon Area

10:30 - 12:00  Changdeok Palace

Lunch

14:00 - 16:00  National Museum of Korean Contemporary History

16:00 - 18:00  Seodaemun Prison History Hall

Monday, August 21

North Korea

09:00 - 10:30  Relations between North and South Korea (Paik, Haksoon (The Sejong Institute))

10:45 - 12:15  Tourism in North Korea (Dean Ouellette (Kyungnam University))

Lunch

13:30 - 15:00  North Korean Refugees / Migrants (Kim, Sung-Kyung (Kyungnam University))

15:15 - 16:45  IPUS Unification Attitude Survey (Choi, Gyu-bin (SNU))

17:00 - 18:00  Group Discussions

Tuesday, August 22

Field Trip III

08:00  Departure to IfUE

09:00  Departure to Ch’unch’ ŏn

Lunch

13:00  Settlement Support Center for North Korean Refugees

14:30-15:30  Meeting with North Korean migrants

15:30  Departure to Seoul (IfUE)

17:30  Dinner

Wednesday, August 23

Conclusion

09:30 - 11:00  Group Presentations

11:00 - 12:00  Concluding Discussion

End of Summer School