Posts Tagged ‘Steven Denney’

#Shigak | #시각 no. 03: Cases of Sedition and Espionage and the Repatriation of Defectors

By | March 18, 2014

This issue of # 시각 (shigak) pulls together annotated tweets on several high profile issues in or related to South Korea including the Lee Seok-ki sedition case, the Yu U-song spy trial, and the repatriation of North Korean defectors to South Korea from Canada.

Yongusil 27: “Polities in Motion” Conference at the University of Toronto

By | March 03, 2014

The University of Toronto’s Comparative Politics Student Group (CPSG) on East Asia, in collaboration with other University of Toronto-based groups, host an Academic Exchange seminar at the Munk School of Global Affairs entitled “Polities in Motion: Power Transfers, Institutional Change and Everyday Politics in East Asia.” Participants include many from the Sino-NK community.

#Shigak | #시각 no. 2: Comfort Women Issues and Ahn Cheol-soo’s New Political Party

By | February 25, 2014

This issue of #시각 (shigak) buttresses some of the Sino-NK community’s dominant research themes. One major subject concerns defectors resettling in the South: there is cause for concern at average income levels, which remain far below the national average, but this is mingled with optimism at the growing number of defectors entering South Korea’s elite […]

Yongusil 26: Culture Changes in Post-Industrial South Korea

By | February 21, 2014

Steven Denney, utilizing WVS surveys and political socialization theory, addresses cultural change in a Post-Industrial South Korea at the 17th Harvard East Asian Studies Conference.

Yongusil 24: “Pockets of Efficiency,” Taking a Developmental Approach to North Korea

By | January 17, 2014

Two intriguing Sino-NK related articles on North Korean developmental approach post-Jang have appeared in the venerable BAKS Papers. While one focuses on “pockets of efficiency” and the other on futurological possibility, both are fascinating.

Yongusil 21: North Korean Review on the Unhasu Orchestra in Paris and the AP in Pyongyang

By | December 13, 2013

The Unhasu Orchestra has disappeared from North Korean cultural life. Adam Cathcart and Steven Denney explore that orchestra’s role (and that of the AP) in diplomacy within North Korea’s political repertoire, in a newly-published scholarly article for the North Korean Review.

Yongusil 19: Gleason, Draudt, and Denney and “New World Disorder” at the Asan Institute

By | November 25, 2013

Yongusil 19 looks back to the first half of 2013 and Brian Gleason, Darcie Draudt and Steven Denneys’ appearance at the ASAN Plenum, rising star of the ROK’s think tank ecosystem.