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Two simultaneous talks on North Korea in Oxford and London, 14 October

Rather last-minute notice of a talk on sources on contemporary North Korea. Note that the seminar is in SOAS’s Vernon Square campus.

How do we know what we think we know about North Korea?

SOAS logoThe use of records from the archives of Pyongyang’s former communist allies to challenge the received wisdom.
Date: 14 October 2014, 5:15 – 7:00 PM
Venue: Room V221, SOAS, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, London, WC1X 9EW
Speaker: James Person (Coordinator of the North Korea International Documentation Project, Wilson Center, Washington DC, USA)

And at the same time, in St Anthony’s College Oxford:

The Political Economy of Sanctions and Inducements: the North Korean Case

Date: 14 October 2014, 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Venue: Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building at St Antony’s College
Convenor: Professor Rosemary Foot
Speaker: Professor Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego

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