Tagged: South Korea

[SPECIAL PANEL] Japan and Korea in China-US Relations: A Reappraisal of the Post-War Order

Japan and Korea in China-US Relations: A Reappraisal of the Post-War Order Join me and other panelists of the 2019-2021 Korea Foundation Core Working Group on Japan and Korea in China-US Relations on August 31, 2020 at the Special Panel of the AAS-in-Asia 2020 on livestream by The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). The roundtable session is entitled, ‘Japan and […]

[BOOKTUBE] INSIDE TRADE WARS Ep. 1 – Why will the UK ban Huawei by 2027? – ‘China’s Offensive in Europe’ by Philippe Le Corre & Alain Sepulchre, Brookings Institution Press (2016)

INSIDE TRADE WARS  BookClub Book of the Week: ‘China’s Offensive in Europe’ by Philippe Le Corre & Sepulchre, Brookings Institution Press (2016) ‘L’Offensive Chinoise en Europe’ par Philippe Le Corre et Alain Sepulchre, Fayard (2015) Click on the book covers for more details. There are not many books out there that surveys and explores China’s penetration […]

[POLICY BRIEF] ‘Tracking COVID-19 in the Age of AI and Tech Wars’ published by the East-West Center in Washington

The East-West Center in Washington has published my latest policy brief, ‘Tracking COVID-19 in the Age of AI and Tech Wars,’ as a trailer to my live-streamed presentation on July 17, 2020. For those who have missed the live-streamed presentation, check the EWCW YouTube channel this week.  

[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 deliver 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 Union. […]

[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. 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 context of […]

[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, […]

[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 […]

‘Pay It Forward’ in the Age of Anti-Immigration

In mid-April, one of the personnel at a global immigration law firm came to me after seeing me in a series of TV interviews on current international affairs, and explained that his firm wants me to give a keynote at an upcoming immigration conference his firm will be hosting. He had looked up my research profile […]

US Visit – East Asian Policymaking Workshop

I recently returned from a trip to five major US cities in the Northeast – New York, Middletown, New Haven, Boston, and Washington, DC – via the Incheon International Airport in Seoul from May 15 to May 29. The trip was planned around the East Asian Policymaking Workshop at Wesleyan University. Because the trip was […]