On Thursday, November 10, 2022, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. PT, the Center for Korea Studies and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle will host the Korean Peninsula Forum 2022. This year’s forum will include two keynote speakers, Dr. Sang-hyun Lee of the Sejong Institute, and Mr. Scott Snyder of the Council on Foreign Relations. The two will discuss how the United States perceives of democracy in South Korea and vice-versa, the role of democracy in US-South Korean bilateral relations, and how US-South Korean relations are changing in light of geopolitical turmoil.
Professor Emeritus Kenneth B. Pyle (University of Washington) and Assistant Professor James Lin (University of Washington) will join Mr. Snyder and Professor Lee as discussants for the forum. Professor Yong-Chool Ha (University of Washington) will moderate the forum, adding his political science expertise to the discussion.