Upcoming speaking engagements:
Oct. 17, 2018 • Lasting Peace? Prospects for Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the State of the ROK-U.S. Alliance 65 Years After the Armistice, policy forum held by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul, South Korea. 9 am.
Oct. 25, 2018 • Beyond the Propaganda: What does Kim Jong Un want — and why? Keynote speech, followed by panel discussion on North Korea and the captivating theatre of foreign affairs, at the Integrity 20 Conference at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. 2:30 pm.
Oct. 26, 2018 • Beyond the Propaganda: What does Kim Jong Un want — and why? Public lecture at the Strategic and Defense Studies Center at Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. 12:30 pm.
Oct. 30, 2018 • Reporting North Korea Join Dr Jay Song, Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies, and longtime journalist Jean Lee as they discuss the challenges in covering North Korea on the ground and the latest developments in the Korean peninsula. University of Melbourne. 12 pm.
Nov. 15, 2018 • A New Path Forward: Charting a Roadmap to Peace on the Korean Peninsula, daylong Korea Global Forum 2018 conference at the Wilson Center featuring a keynote speech by Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon of South Korea, and others.
Nov. 16, 2018 • Moon Jae-in and Inter-Korean Détente: Korea Strategic Review 2018 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, panel discussion with Chung Min Lee, Joseph Yun, James Schoff and Jean H. Lee.
November 2018 • National Geographic Documentary Films presents INSIDE NORTH KOREA'S DYNASTY, a groundbreaking four-episode documentary series that examines the extraordinary history of the world's only communist dynasty, three generations in the making. A year in production, INSIDE NORTH KOREA'S DYNASTY is the ultimate story of a family's power, and the relationship among a father, a son and a grandson. The series provides a look at the Kim dynasty more complex and comprehensive than ever attempted before, revealing the workings behind the formidable family dynamics at the heart of an extraordinary country. Viewers will be immersed in the family's dark and surreal story, bringing a fresh perspective on a nation ruled for over seven decades by one dynasty. Understand the family, and you understand how this country works. Sundays at 9 pm ET. Check National Geographic’s listings for broadcast details.
Dec. 3, 2018 • US-ROK Relations Conference 2018: New Challenges and Opportunities. Panel discussion on North Korea, Denuclearization and the Future of the Peninsula, hosted by the South Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles, in close cooperation with the Global Policy Institute of Loyola Marymount University and the USC Gould School of Law’s Center for Transnational Law and Business. 5 pm to 6:40 pm PST at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.