North Korea and Border Crossings in Northeast Asia

On 17 February, I will be lecturing at the Irish Institute for Korean Studies at University College Cork, a dynamic university in the revolutionary heartland of the Republic of Ireland. The title of the lecture is ‘North Korea and Border Crossings in Northeast Asia.’ The lecture series is sponsored by the One Asia Foundation, and includes a number of notables in the field, including James Lewis of the University of Oxford.

Selected Readings: 

Suk-Jung Han, ‘From Pusan to Fengtian: The Borderline Between Korea and Manchukuo in the 1930s,’ East Asian History, No. 30 (2005), pp. 95-106.

Tessa Morris-Suzuki, ‘Exodus to North Korea Revisited: Japan, North Korea, and the ICRC in the “Repatriation” of Ethnic Koreans from Japan,’ The Asia-Pacific Journal Vol 9, Issue 22 No 2, May 30, 2011.

Adam Cathcart, ‘Beijing’s North Korea Policy in 2016: Keep Calm and Carry On,’ RUSI Newsbrief, Royal United Services Institute, 5 September 2016.

Image: Looking over the Yalu estuary, 2011; by Adam Cathcart. 

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