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IKSU Annual International Conference 2023

Economic Development and International Development Cooperation of the Korea Peninsula: Past, Present and the Future
Organised by International Institute of Korean Studies, University of Central Lancashire
Date: Monday 3 April - Tuesday 4 April 2023, 9:30am Monday - 1pm Tuesday
Samlesbury Hall | Preston New Road | Samlesbury | Preston | Lancashire PR5 0UP | | [Map]

Tickets: Free | Online option also available |
Register for online attendance here

IKSU conference April 2023 - poster

This conference is open to all.

Day 1: 3 April 2023 (Monday)
9.30am – 9.50am Registration
9.50am – 10.00am Opening Remarks (Sojin Lim, Director of the IKSU)
10.00am – 11.50am Session 1: Development Assistance to South Korea and Its Implications for Economic Development

Chair: Virginie Grzelczyk (Aston University, UK)
Speakers (30 minutes x 2 speakers, 60 minutes)

Fostering new allies in the face of an ‘aggression’: Italy’s aid to South Korea in the wake of the Korean war / Marco Zappa (Università Ca’Foscari Venezia, Italy).
The German Economic Advisory Group (DVB) to Korea, 1962-1968 / Max Altenhofen (University of Tűbingen, Germany)

Discussant (20 minutes)
Kevin Gray (University of Sussex, UK)
Discussion with Q&A (30 minutes)

2.00pm – 3.50pm Session 2: Development Assistant from South Korea and the Implications

Chair: Marco Milani (Bologna University, Italy)
Speakers (30 minutes x 2 speakers, 60 minutes)

Analysis of South Korean ODA in Mongolia under a Gender Mainstreaming Approach / Patricia Chica-Morales (University of Malaga, Spain)
Towards Trilateral and Multilateral Cooperation beyond Aid / Jae-Eun Noh (University of Western Australia, Australia)

Discussant (20 minutes)
Sojin Lim (University of Central Lancashire, UK)
Discussion with Q&A (30 minutes)

Day 2: 4 April 2023 (Tuesday)
9.00am – 10.50am Session 3: Development Assistance from South to North Korea

Chair: Kyoungyun Moon (Junbuk University, South Korea / Visiting Scholar at University of Cambridge, UK)
Speakers (30 minutes x 2 speakers, 60 minutes)

Altruism or Ulterior Motives? South Korean Aid towards North Korea’s Sustainable Development / Queralt Boadella-Prunell & Lauren Robertson (University of Central Lancashire, UK)
Economic Sanctions on North Korea: The Role of Legislatures and Effects on Development Assistance from South Korea and the United States / Matt Abbott (Chicago Council on Global Affairs, US)

Discussant (20 minutes)
Marco Milani (University of Bologna, Italy)
Discussion with Q&A (30 minutes)

11.00am – 12.50pm Session 4: Experience of Development in South Korea and Its Implications

Chair: Jeong-Im Hyun (University of Central Lancashire, UK)
Speakers (30 minutes x 2 speakers, 60 minutes)

When Film Met Aid: The Transformation of Korea Model / Suweon Kim (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea)
Transposing Miracle from the Han River to the Mekong River? Revisiting Roles of South Korea’s Economic Development to Mekong River Basin Countries / Juhee Jeong (Heidelberg University, Germany)

Discussant (20 minutes)
Juliette Schwak (Franklin University Switzerland, Switzerland)
Discussion with Q&A (30 minutes)

12.50pm – 1.00pm Closing Remarks (Sojin Lim, Director of IKSU)

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