Notice of this weeks Korea Discussion Group Meeting at Chatham House
Korea Discussion Group
Thursday 12 June 2008
Lunch – 12.45 (£10)
Prospects for Korea’s Energy Diplomacy
SPEAKER: DR Jae-Seung LEE, Associate Dean and Associate Professor at Korea University
CHAIR: DR JIM HOARE, Chargé d’Affaires, British Embassy in Pyongyang, DPRK (2001-2003)
Dr Lee is currently an Associate Dean and Associate Professor in the division of International Studies at Korea University. Before joining the University, he served as professor at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He received Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. As a scholar of international political economy, Dr Lee has published a number of books and articles regarding Korea, East Asia and Europe. His current research covers energy security and Korea’s energy diplomacy. He is currently a member of the Policy Advisory Board of the Presidential Secretariat and is a Managing Director of the Korea Energy Forum.
The speaker will talk on the record, the discussion will be held under the Chatham House Rule.
The Korea Discussion Group is made possible thanks to the generous support provided by The Korea Foundation