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World News from a US/UN Perspective. Meet the movers and shakers of the U.N. community. We interview authors, filmmakers, diplomats, messengers of peace, heads of state and special operatives of all member governments. Topics include: security, world health, famine, disaster relief, migration, military conflicts, drug intervention, sex trafficking, human rights and all other cultural and societal issues.
 
Paul and Olivia are the premiere young sibling duo in conservative politics. Each week they break down the latest news out of Washington, the Trump administration, and across the country with a uniquely traditionalist and Catholic bent that is indebted to the broader Western tradition. They also regularly feature some of the most influential voices in politics, media, and academia. Come join us Tuesdays and Thursdays. Visit our website www.rightonpointpodcast.com to learn more!
 
The Need To Know podcast is a production of the Office of Congressional Relations at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Each episode we will bring our nonpartisan research to life through interviews with experts and practitioners covering the world. Our goal is to bring the best independent research, open dialogue and actionable ideas to congressional staff, policy makers, and anyone else who needs to know.
 
A podcast focusing on issues relevant to Korea. Topics include politics, social issues, sports, culture and more. A combination of random deep dives into interesting issues, guest interviews with experts, and in-depth explorations of recent Korean history, news-makers and off-the-beaten track current events. 시사영어방송 팟케스트입니다. 전 TBS eFM 진행자 헨리 신 와 국내 정치, 사회, 경제, 스포츠 등 다양한 이슈를 영어로 소개드립니다.
 
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October 15, 2020 - Join us for this discussion on prospects for a peace regime and inter-Korean social integration with Frank Aum, United States Institute of Peace, Hannah Song, President & CEO at Liberty in North Korea, Rachel Minyoung Lee, former intelligence analyst for the U.S. government, and Joseph Kim, Human Freedom Initiative, George W. Bus…
 
October 8, 2020 - Trefoil or “three-leaved plant” is a stylized form found in artifacts and architecture across culture and time. Dr. Minjee Kim begins the story with her first encounter with a gold headdress ornament of the Balhae kingdom (698-926) and traces the migration of its trefoil form throughout the 4th-6th century across Asia. Then, she t…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Sean King. They speak about the long running analogy and lessons that are drawn between German reunification and the hopes of Korean reunification, the origins and causes of each division, the impact and placements of these countries within the Cold War or…
 
October 1, 2020 - Daniel Russel, Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute, and Susan Thornton, Project Director of the Forum on Asia-Pacific Security at the National Committee on American Foreign Policy and Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale University, join Senior Director Stephen Noerper for a dis…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Minsoo Kang. They speak about the Record of the Virtue of Queen Inhyeon, Lady Min, the importance of this story in both Korean history and continuing into the present day, the historical context of the story and the central characters during this period in…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Meredith Shaw. They speak about how the North Korean regime deals with and re-interprets “messages” from other countries and international institutions, what the state-produced literature that deals with this messaging looks like, the three main types of t…
 
September 17, 2020 - Join Alexander Chee and Ed Park in their conversation on Younghill Kang, the first Korean-American novelist and a pioneer of Asian American literature. As they discuss the life and career of Kang and his novel East Goes West, the two eminent writers reflect on the emergence of Korean American literature in the 20th century and …
 
September 16, 2020 - Join us for a discussion on challenges and opportunities for continued nuclear negotiations with North Korea, featuring Markus Garlauskas, former U.S. National Intelligence Officer for North Korea, Soo Kim, RAND, and Ankit Panda, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. What are the chances that North Korea denuclearizes and…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Ellie Choi. They speak about the author Yi Kwangsu, his place as an independence writer and his influence on the March First anti-Japanese demonstrations, the style of writing he employed and the themes that ran through his work, his views on the modernisa…
 
September 10, 2020 - USC Professor and Korean Studies Institute Director David Kang joins Senior Director Stephen Noerper to discuss progress and challenges in Korea-US relations. They weigh the fallout from the host nation support talks, shifts in joint military exercises, and priorities in US-ROK relations, with an eye toward invigorating the all…
 
Ah, summer. we hardly knew ye. And yet here we are and it's already September. Policymakers are gearing up for a busy Autumn, so this episode gets us up to speed on some things we may have missed in the foreign policy world over the summer . We cover, the UAE/Israel deal, North Korea, the resignation of the Japanese Prime Minister, protests in Bela…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Daniel Pieper. They speak about the Korean script ‘Hangul’, its history and development, the terminology and influences from Japan and China, the way in which language became a symbol of national pride and civilizational enlightenment, the structure of Han…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Kim Sunghee. They speak about North Korea’s ‘military-first’ ideology, the historical period from which it emerged, what the ideology entails, the transformation that took place in the minds of everyday North Koreans, the way that workers and soldiers beca…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Bruce Fulton. They speak about the history of Korean literature, its origins as performative and oral works, the lyrical songs of the Koryo period, an overview of classical Korean literature, how the shift into verse happened and what it looked like, the r…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Bruce Fulton. They speak about the history of Korean literature, its origins as performative and oral works, the lyrical songs of the Koryo period, an overview of classical Korean literature, how the shift into verse happened and what it looked like, the r…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Janet Yoon-sun Lee. They speak about the Chosŏn-era's ‘Tale of Chunhyang,’ why this story was so popular at the time and why it remains so today, the portrayal of social stratification within this novel, the rebellious message embedded in the text, the var…
 
A new guest joins me today. Merissa Khurma of the Wilson Center's Middle East Program comes on the show to discuss the situation in Lebanon. Political unrest has been growing for some time and the economy sank. Then the novel coronavirus placed more pressure on the system. Now an explosion at the port in Beirut may place the country's political sit…
 
August 12, 2020 - America's leading authority on BTS, K-Pop, and East Asian entertainment, Tamar Herman returns to the Korea Society with her book BTS: Blood, Sweat & Tears. BTS has conquered Western music charts and social media on their way to being the biggest band in the world. With record-breaking firsts and three Billboard No. 1 albums within…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Brother Anthony of Taizé. They speak about the history and origins of Korean poetry, the imagery that is often used by Korean poets, the structure and form that Korean poetry follows, the difficulties and challenges of translating from Korean to English, h…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Franklin Rausch. They speak about the Choson dynasty classic tale ‘The Story of Changhwa and Hongnyon’, the origins of this story in the 17th century, its popularity and the subject matter, how the story has changed over time, the earliest English translat…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Immanuel Kim. They speak about his translation and analysis of Nam-Nyong Paek’s Friend, the context in which the novel was first published in North Korea, the change that literature like this was trying to make away from the Socialist Realist tradition, th…
 
July 27, 2020 - The Korea Society honors the service and sacrifice of veterans on the anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, signed on July 27, 1953. This live, virtual ceremony combines historic video with remarks from Korea Society President Tom Byrne, the Korean Consul General to New York, Ambassador Won-sam Chang, Korean War Veterans Area Com…
 
July 22, 2020 - The Korea Society and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) are delighted to present Building and Protecting Your K-Brand in the YouTube Era. Over the last two decades, YouTube has demonstrated its versatility, achieving far more than the launch of successful careers for the likes of Justin Bieber and BTS. Businesses of al…
 
July 20, 2020 - Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and Into the World weaves the stories of nine inter-country adoptees—selected out of 100 original interviews— as they recall their families of origin, their relinquishment to orphanages, and their adoptions and lives abroad. Starkly minimalist, Side by Side is composed entirely of intens…
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Jerome de Wit. They speak about literature during the Korean War period, the writers that worked on both sides of the battlelines, the formation of war ideology, the institutionalisation of the process, the motivations for writing during the war, the issue…
 
July 16, 2020 - As consumers continue to cut the cord, how will we define the future of TV? How does this paradigm shift change the future of advertising? Cathy Oh, Global Head of Marketing & Analytics at Samsung Ads, explores these topics in conversation with CeFaan Kim, reporter at WABC-TV Eyewitness News. Throughout her career, Cathy has worked …
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Janet Poole. They speak about Korean literature in the late-colonial period, the unique group of writers that emerged at this time, how they dealt with both censorship and the feeling of inevitability about Japanese rule, what the stories of this period lo…
 
July 9, 2020 - First published in Pyongyang in 1988, Friend by Paek Nam-Nyong is one of the few North Korean novels that has reached an international audience. Professor Immanuel Kim, the translator of Friend and a specialist in North Korean literature and cinema, offers a glimpse into contemporary life in North Korea through this novel and other p…
 
Duncan Wood and Chris Wilson come back to help us understand how a dip in the Mexican economy can affect USMCA implementation and how a visit from the Mexican President to the US plays politically in Mexico. Interesting stuff. This presentation and interview are taken from a briefing we conducted over zoom last week. So references to a visit "next …
 
This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Ross King. They speak about the landscape of Korean-to-English literary translation, the rise in interest over the past few years and support for the practice, how such translation can be taught and the challenges that exist within the field, the organisat…
 
We are living through a historic moment. In this episode, I talk with author Dorothy Crawford, who wrote an excellent book called "Deadly Companions: How Microbes Have Shaped Our History." She does an amazing job at providing a historical context to how pandemics shape human actions and civilization. I highly recommend taking a look at her book, wh…
 
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