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Event news: Practical Engagement with DPR Korea

News of a one-day conference in Cambridge early in the New Year:

Practical Engagement with DPR Korea: Progress and Prospects

PUST logoPyongyang University of Science and Technology
UK Scholarship Programme
You are invited to a Symposium to be held at
Cripps Court | Magdalene College | 1-3 Chesterton Road | Cambridge CB4 3AD
Saturday 7th January 2017 10.30am – 4pm

Programme details so far:
Introduction by Rt Rev Rt Hon Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College and former Archbishop of Canterbury

Other speakers include Dr James Hoare, former diplomat who set up the British Embassy in Pyongyang; Colin McCulloch, who has lectured at PUST for the last five years; a representative of DULA, an organisation working with people in the DPRK who have disabilities; Theo Clement, a PhD scholar at the University of Vienna and part-time lecturer at PUST, on Special Economic Zones; Ian Bennett of the Choson Exchange, which facilitates business training in the DPRK.

The overall aim of the day is to aid understanding of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea and to explore the value of engagement.

We hope participants will also gain a greater knowledge of the work of PUST and other projects in the DPRK.

The cost for the day, including coffee and lunch, is £25 per person.

Please book your place now by returning the attached booking form to [email protected]


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