Posts by: June Park

[WEBINAR] East-West Center in Washington (EWCW)’s 60 Minutes for the 60th Anniversary Virtual Seminar Series – Comparing South Korea’s COVID-19 Tracking with Europe: Implications for ROK-EU Relations and Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)

On July 17, 2020, I will be delivering an online presentation entitled, ‘Comparing South Korea’s COVID-19 Tracking with Europe: Implications for ROK-EU Relations and Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)’ for the 60th Anniversary of the East-West Center in Washington (EWCW), and the 10th Anniversary of the Strategic Partnership between South Korea and the European […]

[REPORT & 1,500 TREES] Expert Participation in ‘The US-China trade conflict and its impacts to the energy security in Asia Pacific’ by Konrad Adenauer Foundation

At the end of 2019, I participated in a study called ‘The US-China trade conflict and its impacts to the energy security in Asia Pacific’ for the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, conducted by the global consulting firm GlobeScan. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the publication of the report was delayed, but it is now available online. The […]

[ONLINE PANEL] COVID-19 and the Crisis of Global Politics: A View from Asia

Please join me Thursday for an online panel discussion on COVID-19 with perspectives from Asia, sponsored by the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) and the Korea Foundation. Online Info Facebook Event Link During the 5 minute presentation allotted I will first explain in the first half the impact of COVID-19 on the US-China relations in the technological […]

[REPORT] Finalizing energy policy consultancy for the American University of Beirut (AUB)

After leaving GMUK, I sought to take time off teaching and focus solely on research – my own writings as well as commissioned consulting projects.  Most recently, I remotely served as a consultant for the Energy Policy and Security Program of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of […]

[GRANT] Awarded a National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) NextGen Grant

My book project has been awarded the Next Generation Researcher Grant of the National Research Foundation of Korea for my first book manuscript, TRADE WARS & CURRENCY CONFLICT: China, South Korea and Japan’s Responses to U.S. Pressures since the Global Financial Crisis. Originally, the book project was based on my PhD dissertation submitted to Boston University in 2015, […]

[WORKSHOP] 2019-2021 Korea Foundation Core Working Group – Japan and Korea in China-US Relations

On December 17 and 18, I would be hosting a group of scholars at the Research Information Services of the National Library of Korea (RINK) – where I am currently an Academic Book Publication Member – for a Core Working Group Workshop on a project led by Professor Haruko Satoh of the International Academic Forum […]

2019 Shangri-La Dialogue

I attended the 2019 Shangri-La Dialogue (SLD) as a ROK delegate from May 31 to June 2 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. Having lived in an area adjacent to the hotel and worked at a school nearby the hotel for two years, going back was quite reminiscent but also new for me, as it was my […]

[VIDEO] 2019 APYLP x SGRA Forum on Renewable Energy

Exactly a year after launching the Asia Pacific Young Leaders Program (APYLP) – a consortium of young leaders in policy, businesses and academia, SGRA (Atsumi Foundation) as part of the APYLP held the first annual forum on February 2, 2019 at the International House of Japan in Tokyo. As the very first of five joint sessions to […]

Scenario-based Discussions with the NBR Unification Delegation held in Seoul

North Korea’s participation in the PyeongChang Olympics has brought about new developments in diplomatic maneuvers amongst the two Koreas and the US. There is a considerable amount of tension and unpredictability vis-à-vis SK-NK-US dynamics going forward (leaving out Russia, Japan, and China for the moment). Against this backdrop, I received news and an invitation from the National […]

Planning for the Inaugural APYLP Forum on Renewable Energy

I am currently in the process for the planning of the inaugural forum for the Asia-Pacific Young Leaders Program (APYLP). The APYLP is an amalgamation of the former and present recipients that are prominent young leaders of the following foundations: Atsumi International Scholarship Foundation, Asia 21 of the Asia Society, Mansfield Foundation, US-Japan Foundation, and […]