Searching for Alternatives in Future Society


  • Dates:
    Friday, 24 November, 09:00-18:00
    Thursday, 23 November, 18:00  (Welcome dinner)
    Saturday, 25 November, 09:30 (Optional half-day excursion)
  • Location: Busan, Korea
  • Organizers: SNUAC Civil Society Program , Association for the Study of Political Science
  • Hosts: Pukyong Nat’l Univ. CORE Project & Institute for Global and Area Studies
  • Inquiry:  Jiyeon Yu / +82-2-880-2691 / bluechicago1222@snu.ac.kr

Conference Program

Day One, November 23rd
Arrival Homers Hotel, Busan
18:00 Welcome Dinner Hosted by Professor Seung-KuK KimPresident of Korean Society for Maritime Sociology
Dinner Remarks Yoshinobu ArakiChair of International Affairs Committee, ASPOS
Day Two, November 24th
Opening Session
09:00 – Opening Remarks Hiroo Harada, Professor, President of ASPOS
09:10- Keynote Addresses Hyun-Chin Lim, Professor,  Founding Director of SNUAC
Bing Zheng, Professor, Executive Vice President of Jilin University
Dang Nguyen Anh, Professor, Vice President of VASS
10:10- Break
Session I: Regional Change in East Asian Political ContextChair Hong-Ik Chung, Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University
10:30- An Alternative View on Asia and the Pacific in the 1950s: The Effect of the Unsuccessful Centrist Party in Japan
Yoshida Ryutaro, Senior Researcher, Research Institute at SFC, KeioUniversity
Kim’s Nuclear and Missile—Can It Become a Black Art?—
Jeong-Pyo HongProfessor, Miyazaki International College
The Limits of The So-called “1987 Regime” in South Korea
Jin-Ho JangProfessor, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Happiness and Public Satisfaction in East Asian Confucius Societies (China, Korea, Japan) and Mongolia
Turtogtokh JanarProfessor, National University of Mongolia
11:50- Discussion
Dang Nguyen Anh, Vice President, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS)
Ik-Ki Kim, Professor, Dongguk University
12:30 Lunch
Hosted by Professor Hyun-Chin Lim, Professor, Founding Director of SNUAC
Session II: Challenges of Civil Society in AsiaChair Hiroo Harada, , Professor, President of ASPOS
14:00- Chair Measuring Human Rights in Japan and the Challenges of Civil Society: The Problems of Human Rights Proposed by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)   
Toru Oga (Kyushu University) and Suk-Ki Kong (Seoul National University)
Transitions of Mutual Recognition by Political Conflict and Cultural Acceptance: Influence on National Sentiments through the Japan-Korea Mutual Cultural Acceptance
Youngran Chung, Comprehensive Research Organization, Waseda University
Multicultural Acceptability and Civil society: Hidden racism, fragile understanding on diversity, and democratic citizenship
Jinhee KimResearch Fellow, Office for International Education Development and Cooperation Korean Educational Development Institute
15:00- Discussion
Turtogtokh JanarProfessor, National University of Mongolia
Il-Joon Chung, Professor, Korea University
15:30- Break
15:50- Emerging Entrepreneurship in the Society-Business Interfaces: A Case of South Korea
Young-Choon KimProfessor, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
Scoping Out Local Initiatives on Renewable Energy Community: Focused on Hwasoon-ri Projects
Suk-ki KongResearch Professor, SNUAC
16:30- Discussion
Toru Oga, Professor, Kyushu University
Dong-Gen Ye, Professor, Pukyong National University
17:00- Closing Session
17:30- Dinner Banquet
Hosted by Professor Suk-Jung Han (President of Dong-A University)
November 25th (Optional)
9:30- Half-day excursion
Business meeting for future collaboration