Podcast: Andrea Berger & John Nilsson-Wright on current US-DPRK and inter-Korean relations, 30 Nov

Podcast: Andrea Berger & John Nilsson-Wright on current US-DPRK and inter-Korean relations, 30 Nov

In this episode, Ramon Pacheco Pardo invites Andrea Berger (Twitter @AndreaRBerger) and John Nilsson-Wright (Twitter @JNilssonWright) to discuss the current state of US-North Korea relations, recent developments in South Korea-North Korea relations and the role of China.

Featuring: Ramon Pacheco Pardo (KF-VUB Korea Chair), Andrea Berger (Senior Research Associate at James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies) & John Nilsson-Wright (Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House).

Running time: 32 minutes

Podcast: On current US-DPRK and inter-Korean relations & next steps ahead, 22 Nov

Podcast: On current US-DPRK and inter-Korean relations & next steps ahead, 22 Nov

In this episode, Ramon Pacheco Pardo invites Duyeong Kim (Twitter @duyeongkim) and Youkyung Lee (Twitter @YKreports) to discuss the slowdown in current US-DPRK relations, with the second Trump-Kim summit remaining unconfirmed, in relation to the ongoing strengthening of inter-Korean relations, as well as the role of China in this process. Further discussed is Kim Jong-un’s potential visit to South Korea and what can be gained from it.

Featuring: Ramon Pacheco Pardo (KF-VUB Korea Chair), Duyeon Kim (Adjunct Senior Fellow at Center for a New American Security) & Youkyung Lee (Government reporter at Bloomberg News).
Running time: 36 minutes

Podcast: Assessing President Moon’s trip to Europe, 16 Oct

Podcast: Assessing President Moon’s trip to Europe, 16 Oct

In this episode, Ramon Pacheco Pardo invites Jina Kim and Nicola Casarini to discuss the South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s trip to Europe, developments in the US-DPRK-ROK peace-making and denuclearisation process, and the invitation to the Pope to visit North Korea.

Featuring: Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo (KF-VUB Korea Chair), Dr. Jina Kim (Research Fellow, Korea Institute For Defense Analysis) & Dr. Nicola Casarini (Senior Research Fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali).
Running time: 31 minutes

Podcast: Assessing the third inter-Korean summit of 2018

Podcast: Assessing the third inter-Korean summit of 2018

In this episode, Ramon Pacheco Pardo, Tongfi Kim & Linde Desmaele discuss expectations for the third inter-Korean summit of 2018 between South Korean President Moon Jae in and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. This podcast was recorded on the first day of the summit and before any agreement was signed.

Featuring: Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo (KF-VUB Korea Chair), Dr. Tongfi Kim (KF-VUB Korea Chair Senior researcher) & Linde Desmaele (KF-VUB Korea Chair Phd candidate).
Running time: 22 minutes

 

Podcast: Assessing Inter-Korean and US-North Korea Relations

Podcast: Assessing Inter-Korean and US-North Korea Relations

In this episode, Ramon Pacheco Pardo invites Jonathan Cheng to discuss the current state of inter-Korean and US-North Korea relations, as well as his experience covering recent summits involving North Korea.

Featuring: Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo (KF-VUB Korea Chair) & Jonathan Cheng (Seoul Bureau Chief, Wall Street Journal)
Running time: 26 minutes

 

Podcast: Assessing Pompeo’s visit to North Korea, 9 July 2018

Podcast: Assessing Pompeo’s visit to North Korea, 9 July 2018

In this episode, Ramon Pacheco Pardo invites Elise Hu and John Delury to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s third visit to North Korea and to reflect about developments in the Korean Peninsula throughout 2017-18.

Featuring: Ramon Pacheco Pardo, KF-VUB Korea Chair, Elise Hu, Seoul Bureau Chief at National Public Radio & John Delury, Associate Professor at Yonsei University.
Running time: 32 minutes

 

Podcast: Assessing The Trump-Kim Summit, 14 June 2018

Podcast: Assessing The Trump-Kim Summit, 14 June 2018

In this episode, Ramon Pacheco Pardo invites Tongfi Kim and Linde Desmaele to discuss the responses of key players (China, Japan, U.S., South Korea) to the 12th June summit in Singapore between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Featuring: Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo, KF-VUB Korea Chair, Dr. Tongfi Kim, KF-VUB Korea Chair Senior researcher & Linde Desmaele, KF-VUB Korea Chair Phd candidate.
Running time: 25 minutes