The Korean Peninsula in Crisis?

You can watch some parts of Session Two, Three and Four by clicking the corresponding links below.

Introductory remarks

  • 9:00-9:15 Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, ACDIS Director

Session One: General Developments on the Korean Peninsula

Chair: Tim Liao, University of Illinois

  • 9:15-9:45 The Korean Peninsula: An Overview
    Professor John Lie, University of California Berkeley
  • 9:45-10:15 South Korean Millennials’ Military Service and the Future of Conscription
    Professor Seung-kyung Kim, Indiana University
  • 10:15-10:45 Session One Q & A
  • 10:45-11:00 Coffee/tea break

Session Two: Relations with and Portrayal of North Korea

Chair: Seung-kyung Kim, Indiana University

Lunch Break


Session Three: First Hand Experience in North Korea

Chair: Jeeyoung Ahn Ha, University of Illinois

Session Four: The Nuclear Arms Race and the Korean Peninsula

Chair: Angela Di Fulvio, University of Illinois

Closing remarks

  • 4:45 Tim Liao, CEAPS Director and Jerry Dávila, Executive Director of International Areas Studies Centers and Thematic Programs



Symposium Program:
Matthias Grosse Perdekamp, University of Illinois
Tim Liao, University of Illinois

Support and Logistics:
Susan Forsyth, ACDIS, University of Illinois

Chris Szul, ACDIS, University of Illinois
Deniz Yıldırım, ACDIS, University of Illinois
Organized by

Program in Arms Control and Domestic International Security (ACDIS)
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS)

Symposium held at the University of Illinois
March, 28 2019.