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[EAI-Korea Dialogue Academy-Conference for Peace in East Asia Joint Discussion Forum] The Future of the U.S. Hegemony and Peace in East Asia

  • 2020-12-16

  

The East Asia Institute (President Yul Sohn), Korea Dialogue Academy and Conference for Peace in East Asia jointly held <EAI-Korea Dialogue Academy-Conference for Peace in East Asia Joint Discussion Forum: The Future of the U.S. hegemony and Peace in East Asia> on December 16 (Wednesday) at Somerset Palace Seoul. The joint discussion forum covered two sessions including 1) the Future of the U.S hegemony, and 2) Peace in East Asia: Challenges and Tasks. Panelists discussed the direction Korea should take amid intensifying strategic competition between the US and China and how to further cooperation among middle power countries. Panelists discussed in depth the future of the United States, China, Japan, ASEAN, and the regional order, which are the core forces of peace on the Korean Peninsula and East Asia in light of the upcoming Biden administration.

This forum was held in a hybrid format with online audience and on-site experts.

 

Program

14:00- 14:20

Opening Remarks

Samuel Lee        Chairman of Korea Dialogue Academy

Welcoming Remarks

Yul Sohn        President of East Asia Institute (EAI); Professor at Yonsei University

Congratulatory Remarks

Hong-Koo Lee        Representative of the Conference for Peace in East Asia; Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea

14:20- 16:00

Session 1

Moderator

Yul Sohn        President of East Asia Institute (EAI); Professor at Yonsei University

Speaker

Joon-Hyung Kim        Chancellor of Korea National Diplomatic Academy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Hye Jung Lee        Professor at Chung-Ang University

Panelist

Jungkun Seo        Professor at Kyung Hee University

Chaesung Chun        Chair of the National Security Research Center, EAI; Professor at Seoul National University

Taesuh Cha        Professor at Sungkyunkwan University

16:00-16:20

Coffee Break

16:20-18:00

Session 2

Moderator

Young-Sun Ha         Chairman of Board of Trustees, EAI; Professor Emeritus at Seoul National University

Speaker

Myung-Lim Park        Professor at Yonsei University

Jae Jeok Park        Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Young Nam Cho        Professor at Seoul National University

Panelist

Young-June Park        국Professor at Korea National Defense University

Dong Ryul Lee        Chair of the China Research Center, EAI; Professor at Dongduk Women’s University

Jaehyon Lee         Senior Fellow at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies

18:00-18:05

Closing Remark

Samuel Lee        Chairman of Korea Dialogue Academy