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from 9:30 am to 11:00 am 24/03 South Korea as a middle-power: the key role of its soft power and from 11:30 am to 13:00 pm 24/03 How to contain the atomic blackmail of North Korea

Remco Breuker is Professor of Korean Studies at Leiden University. He has published extensively on Korean and Northeast Asian history and is a frequent commentator in the print media, on TV and on the radio about Korean affairs. He is the author of Forging the Truth: Creative Deception and National Identity in Medieval Korea (East Asian History 35, 2008) and Establishing a Pluralist Society in Medieval Korea, 918-1170: History, Ideology and Identity in the Koryŏ Dynasty (Brill, 2010). He has also published several translations of modern South Korean literature into Dutch. Breuker is the founder of Leiden Initiative on Northern Korea, a platform that seeks to study northern and North Korea in its historical and linguistic context. Professor Remco dr. Breuker is the director of the Modern East Asia Research Centre - MEARC.


6 pm 23/03 North Korea at the Crossroads: Where next? (23/03/17)

Mr. Glyn Ford, Former Member of the European Parliament [more]