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By Haeyoung Kim | February 1, 2024
U.S. Imperialism, NE Asian Security Crisis, & the Politics of Repression in South Korea
Thursday, February 22 @ 7:00 pm EST | Online
Ahead of a crucial general election in South Korea this April, Dr. Simone Chun will analyze how the current U.S. administration’s new Cold War policy has contributed to deteriorating North-South relations and heightened concerns about regional security in Northeast Asia,along with the resurgence of autocracy in South Korea
The First Amerasians Book Talk with Yuri Doolan
Wednesday, February 21, 5:00pm-6:30pm
UCSC Center for Racial Justice, HUM 1 Rm 210
The First Amerasians tells the powerful, oftentimes heartbreaking story of how Americans created and used the concept of the Amerasian to remove thousands of mixed race children from their Korean mothers in US-occupied South Korea to adoptive American homes during the 1950s and 1960s.
No peace without sovereignty in the Korean Peninsula
Saturday, January 27, 2024 2:30 PM PST
A lecture honoring Noam Chomsky's solidarity with Korea's struggle for self-determination and peaceful unification.
Watch the program in Hangul.
The online, open-access Ending the Korean War Teaching Collective syllabus is a political education platform serving as an anti-imperialist tool against permanent war. The syllabus is organized into thematic modules designed for scholars, educators, and activists alike.
KPI Board Member Gregory Elich
North Korean-Russian Talks Aimed at Expanding Cooperation
By Any Means Necessary
September 16, 2023
The Korea Policy Institute readers are free downloadable resources for classrooms, study groups, and individuals seeking critical context to the unfolding situation on the Korean peninsula.
The Korean War has left a hidden legacy in the United States. By honoring and giving voice to the memories of Korean Americans whose lives were shaped by the war, this archive seeks to foster peace and reconciliation in our communities and in Korea.
KPI is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021 Voices of Peace contest. The winners are “Obangsaek” by Andy Seungu Choi (essay), Untitled essay by Quynh-May Nguyen (essay), Untitled Poem by Sydney Gil (poetry), and “Silhouette Video” by Joan Gwak (visual). Click here to view submissions.
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