Mending Gaps in Understanding of History, Memory, and Legal Process in East Asia

Mending Gaps in Understanding of History, Memory, and   Legal Process in East Asia

Monday, November 9, 2015 | 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM  |  King Hall, Rm. 2320
Lunch Served 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 2nd Floor Faculty Lounge, Rm. 2100A

A discussion with Consul General Dong-man Han and Professors Steven Nam and Kyu-Hyun Kim

Please join Professors Steven Nam (Law) and Kyu-Hyun Kim (History) and our event sponsor, the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, led by Consul General Dong-man Han, for an afternoon of exploring resolutions to the stalemate of memory politics and history issues in East Asia.  Look forward to a catered lunch following by a paper presentation, moderated discussion + Q&A, and networking.

RSVP to ssnam@ucdavis.edu

Steven Nam

Steven Nam is Visiting Professor of Law at King Hall. His academic interests span and combine transitional justice in the Asia-Pacific, corporate accountability and human rights, the U.S.-Japan-South Korea trilateral relationship, and liberalism & foreign policy. Before coming to Davis, he was at Jones Day and the Columbia Global Policy Initiative.

Kyu-Hyun Kim

Kyu-Hyun Kim is Associate Professor of History at UC Davis. His research focuses on early modern and modern Japanese history, colonial modernity in East Asia, modern Korean history, Japanese popular culture, Japanese and Korean cinema. He received his Ph.D. in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University in 1997.

Consul General Dong-man Han

Dongman Han has been serving as Consul General of the Republic of Korea since May 2013.
Prior to his post in San Francisco, he served as the Director-General of the International Economic Affairs Bureau of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has authored several books, including The Next 10 Years, offering an insightful analysis of the future of Korea on the international stage. Consul General Han graduated from Yonsei University in Korea and Pantheon Sorbonne University in France.