Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Jae H. Ku
Director, North Korea Initiative
The North Korea's Human Rights Issues
ICAS Spring Symposium: Humanity,
Peace and Security
May 19, 2005 Thursday 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
US House of Representatives
Rayburn Office Building Room RHOB 2255
Capitol Hill, Washington DC 20515
We are pleased to share with you that Jae Ku will address "The North Korea's Human
Rights Issues" at the ICAS Spring Symposium 2005.
Jae H Ku is the Director, North
Korea Initiative, Freedom House. Jae has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Watson
Institute for International Studies, Brown University, and taught International
Relations. He has been a recipient of a Fulbright grant and Freeman fellowships.
Jae has researched at various think tanks, including the Center for Strategic and
International Studies (Washington, DC), the Korean Institute of International Studies
(Seoul, Korea), and the Institute for International Relations (Hanoi, Vietnam).
He has lived and researched in South Korea, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. Jae
is editor of Fifty Years of US-Korea Alliance (Lynne Reinner Publishers, forthcoming);
co-author of Culture of Participation (forthcoming); editor of Change and Challenge
on the Korean Peninsula, vol. 5 (CSIS, 1996) and his writings have appeared in the
Washington Quarterly, World and I, Scripps Howard News, and The Korea Herald.
Jae has taught at Yonsei University and Sookmyung Womens University, both in Seoul.
He holds a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies,
M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and A.B. from Harvard University. He
speaks Korean and has working knowledge of Vietnamese.
Admission to this programme
is free of charge and open to public. However, seating is limited and pre-registration
is advised. Please register on-line at:
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President