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EU in International Affairs conference

May 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm UTC+2

16 May, 18.15, Pre-dinner exchange: ‘The EU, Korea and Global Governance’

  • Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belgium and the EU, HE Kim Hyoung-zhin
  • Mr. Karel De Gucht, President of the IES and former EU Trade Commissioner
  • Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo, KF-VUB Korea Chair

The exchange will be followed by a conference dinner, sponsored by the Korean Mission to the EU, and held at Brussels Parliament (Rue du Lombard 69; 1000 Brussels).

18 May, 11.00 – 12.30, Panel on ‘Nuclear North Korea as Challenge to the US’s European and Asian Alliances’ (KVAB, Ockeghem room (ground floor, Atrium building))

Chair(s): Luis Simon (IES), Ramon Pacheco (IES/KCL)

Discussant(s): Elena Atanassova (Univ. Antwerp), Jangho Kim (Hankuk University)

Presentations of the Symposium

  • Daewon Ohn, Hankuk University, The Future of US-led Alliances in the Asia-Pacific: A Comparative Perspective
  • Tongfi Kim, Vesalius College, Perceived Links Between U.S. Alliances in Asia and Europe
  • Mason Richey, Hankuk University, Multilateral Deterrence and Containment Against North Korea: What the US’s European and Asian Allies Can Contribute
  • Jaejeok Park, Hankuk University, Minilateral Approaches to Security Issues in East Asia: An Asian Collective Security ‘Light’?
  • Bill Tow, Australian National University, Whither the ROK-US and Japan-US Alliances in a Conflictual East Asia?



May 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm UTC+2
May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm UTC+2
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Institute for European Studies
Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Belgium and to the EU