Griffith Asia Institute - Public Lecture: Security on the Korean Peninsula: Where to After the PyeongChang Olympics?

Griffith Asia Institute - Public Lecture: Security on the Korean Peninsula: Where to After the PyeongChang Olympics?
Griffith Asia Institute - Public Lecture: Security on the Korean Peninsula: Where to After the PyeongChang Olympics?

In-conversation with Scott Snyder and Duyeon Kim
Moderated by: Professor Andrew O'Neil, Griffith University

Please join us with Scott Snyder and Duyeon Kim as they share their expert perspectives on "Security on the Korean Peninsula: Where to After the PyeongChang Olympics?" followed by Q&A.

Scott Snyder is a senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the program on U.S.-Korea policy at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Mr. Snyder is the author of South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers (2018), China's Rise and the Two Koreas: Politics, Economics, Security (2009), and Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behavior (1999). He is a coauthor of The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States (2015) with Brad Glosserman. Mr. Snyder also served as the project director for CFR's Independent Task Force on policy toward the Korean Peninsula. Prior to joining CFR, Mr. Snyder was a senior associate in the international relations program of the Asia Foundation, where he founded and directed the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy and served as the Asia Foundation's representative in Korea (2000-2004). He was also a senior associate at Pacific Forum Center for Strategic and International Studies. Mr. Snyder has worked as an Asia specialist in the research and studies program of the U.S. Institute of Peace and as acting director of Asia Society's contemporary affairs program. He was a Pantech visiting fellow at Stanford University's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center during 2005-2006. Mr. Snyder received a BA from Rice University and an MA from the regional studies East Asia program at Harvard University.

Duyeon Kim is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Korean Peninsula Future Forum, a non-partisan think tank in Seoul founded and run by former South Korean National Security Advisor Chun Yung-woo, and a columnist for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Kim specializes in the two Koreas, nuclear nonproliferation, East Asian relations, U.S. nuclear policy, arms control, and security. Kim was an Associate in the Nuclear Policy and Asia programs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and previously a Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation in Washington, DC. Kim has written in leading publications including Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and The National Interest. Her interviews have also appeared in leading media outlets including The New York Times, Washington Post, Bloomberg, Donga Ilbo, Japan Times, BBC, CNN, NBC, KBS, and CCTV. Kim is a member of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) U.S. Committee, the Fissile Materials Working Group, the National Committee on North Korea, and the bilateral Korean-American Association. In her first career, Kim served as the Foreign Ministry Correspondent and Unification Ministry Correspondent for South Korea's Arirang TV News covering the Six Party Talks, North Korea, South Korean foreign policy, inter-Korean relations, Northeast Asian relations, and U.S. foreign policy. Kim holds an M.S. in Foreign Service from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a B.A. in English/Literature from Syracuse University. Kim is perfectly bilingual in English and Korean.

Event Details:

WHEN: Wednesday 28 March 2018, 6:00pm-7:00pm (reception from 5:30pm)

WHERE: Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Bank

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