Sigur Center for Asia Studies
Lindner Family Commons Suite 602, The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052
November 8, 2018, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA) invites you to a lecture by Dr. Sergei Kurbanov about North Korea following the 2018 Panmunjeom, Singapore, and Pyongyang summits. Lunch will be provided and the event is free and open to the public.
This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.
Dr. Sergei Kurbanov is a professor and the chair of the newly established Department of Korean Studies at St. Petersburg University. In 2017 – 2018 he was a visiting scholar at the George Washington Institute for Korean Studies. In 1997, he developed and opened the “Korean History Major” BA Program. His spheres of interest are wide, including the general history of Korea (with books published in 2002,2009 and 2018), Korean Confucianism (book in 2007), and the everyday lives of North and South Koreans in 1987 – 2000s (books in 2013 and 2017). He also wrote and compiled a biography (published in 2016) of Kim Gu, the head of the Provisional government of the Republic of Korea in China, as well as a book on the theory of historical science (book in 2016).