International Conference on North Korean Studies

ARISS organized a panel for graduate students at the YINKS (Yonsei Institute for North Korean Studies) International Conference on North Korean Studies. The panel took place on October 14, 9:30 am at the President Hotel in Seoul, and it was organized by Global Politics Review, North Korean Review, Yonsei GSIS, and YINKS, in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea.

Professor John Delury from Yonsei University gave an introduction speech.

Four distinguished panelists presented their research on:


Daniel Foulkes (Hannam University, Korea): Diagnosing Media Framing of Security – North Korea as a Nuclear Threat and Global Migration in the case of a South Korean newspaper.
Celia Vignon (Korea University, Korea): NGOs and International Human Rights Implementation – The Use of International Pressure Models in the North Korean Case.
Jacco Zwetsloot (Leiden University, Netherlands): Visual Metaphors in North Korean Graphic Novels for Children.
Justin Kim-Hummel (Johns Hopkins University, US): Diplomatic Relations with the DPRK – India as a Global Case Study.

The discussants were:

Virginie Gryzlcyck (Professor, Aston University)
Sarah Son (Post-doctoral Research Associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
Mikyoung Kim (Professor, Hiroshima City University)
Rajaram Panda (Former Senior Fellow & Cluster Co-ordinator, IDSA, New Dehli)
Lonnie Edge (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul)
The Graduate Panel organized by ARISS was the opening event of the two-days-International Conference on North Korean studies organized by YINKS and North Korean Review.


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