“The Developmental State and Social Conflicts in Cold War Korea”, July 12-13, 2019 in Tübingen

Third International Conference of the Tübingen Global Korea Project

July 12-13, 2019
Venue: Alte Aula, University of Tübingen, Germany

Conference Program

Friday, July 12 2019

9:00-9:15       Welcome and Opening Remarks 
                        You Jae Lee, Director of the Center for Korean Studies
                        (University of Tübingen)
                        Jong-Chol An, Organizer of the Conference
                        (University of Tübingen)

9:15-9:45       Keynote Speech: Aaron Moore (Arizona State University)
                        The Developmental State and the Post-Colonial in South
Korea and Beyond 

        Panel I: Identities and Memories 
       Chair: Jong-Chol An (University of Tübingen)

9:45-10:15      Namhee Lee (UCLA)
                         History, Memory, and Progress: The Culture Wars in
                         South Korea

10:15-10:45    Young Su Park (Free University Berlin) 
                         Anamnesis of Global Health: Korean War Veterans in
                         Ethiopia and the Politics of Memory in the Korean
                         International Development Projects

10:45-11:10    Coffee Break 

11:10-11:40    Insil Yang (Iwate University)
                         ‘Homeland’ and ‘Youth’ of the Second Generation of
                         Koreans-in-Japan: Ihojin no Kawa and Its Screening in

11:40-12:10    Seong Nae Kim (Sogang University)
                         The Transmission of Cultural Trauma and the Ritual
                         Mediations of Moral Universe: The Case of Cheju April
Third (4.3) Incident

12:10-14:30    Lunch (Prinz Karl, Hafengasse 6, 72070 Tübingen)
                         Visit to the University Museum at the Tübingen Castle

        Panel II: Ideologies
Chair: Jerome de Wit (University of Tübingen)

14:30-15:00    Yoonkyung Lee (University of Toronto)
                          Disciplining workers, generating contention: Labor politics
                          from the developmental state to the neoliberal state

15:00-15:30    Youngmi Kim (Kookmin University)
                         A New Understanding of Saemaul Undong
                         (The New VillageMovement)

15:40-16:00    Coffee Break        

16:00-16:30    Jin Heon Jung (Free University Berlin) 
                        Asymmetry of Transnational Experience of the Cold War

16:30-17:00    John DiMoia (Seoul National University)
                        Civic Actions in Vietnam, 1965-1973

17:00-17:50    Discussion/Publication    
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18:00               Dinner Reception
                        (Tübinger Wurstküche, Am Lustnauer Tor 8, 72074 Tübingen)

Saturday, July 13 2019

        Panel III: Social Policy and Cold War
Chair: Birgit Geipel (University of Tübingen)

9:30-10:00       Jae Sun Lee (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
                         State Ideology and Language Use in North Korea

10:00-10:30    Hojye Kang (University of Tübingen)
                         Controversy about Where the Scientific and Technological
                         Policy Should have Focused on? the Production Sites
                         or the Laboratories

10:30-10:50    Coffee Break

10:50-11:20    Sumin Myung (Johns Hopkins University)
                         Instituting Jayeon: Field Scientists and the Making of
                         Cold War Environment in South Korea, 1963-1979

11:20-11:50     Jung Han Kim (Sogang University)
                         Democracy and Social Conflicts in Cold War Korea

11:50-12:20    Discussion 

12:20-12:30    Farewell and Concluding Address    
                         Jong-Chol An, Organizer of the Conference
                         (University of Tübingen)

12:30-14:00    Lunch (Alte Aula)

14:30               Excursion to Kloster Bebenhausen
                        (Bus stop Wilhelmstraße, Bus 828) 
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18:00               Dinner Reception
                        (Ratskeller, Haaggasse 4, 72070 Tuebingen)