North Korea has followed a unique path based on its distinctive history, cultural legacy and political development. Under the third-generation of the Kim family regime North Korea is changing in sometimes surprising ways, both in its domestic society and in its relations to the outside world.
Co-sponsored/co-organized by the Center for Korean Studies and HISB.
Charles K. Armstrong is The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History at Columbia University. He has published widely on modern Korea, East Asia, and US-East Asia relations and is a frequent commentator on Asian affairs in the US and international media.