Lecture series on Korea concludes
Posted November 19, 2008; 05:26 p.m.
International politics scholar Yong Chool Ha will deliver a lecture titled "Industrialization and Tradition: Korean Experience" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in 219 Burr Hall.
The lecture concludes a series of three talks this fall on "The New Korean Economy," organized by Un-Chan Chung, president emeritus of Seoul National University. Chung is a visiting fellow this semester with the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS).
Ha is the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Social Sciences at the University of Washington and formerly a professor of international relations at Seoul National University, where he directed the Center for International Studies. His primary academic interests are comparative politics and society with a focus on Soviet and Russian politics, Korean domestic and international politics, inter-Korean relations and East Asian regional politics.
The lecture series is sponsored by PIIRS and the Program in East Asian Studies.