Heonik Kwon (권헌익), “The Cold War and Japan”, 14 Oct 2021

Professor Heonik Kwon, Senior Research Fellow in Social Anthropology, Fellow of Trinity College
Professor Heonik Kwon, Senior Research Fellow in Social Anthropology, Fellow of Trinity College

Professor Heonik Kwon (권헌익), Senior Research Fellow in Social Anthropology at Trinity College

On Thursday 14 October 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Professor Heonik Kwon (권헌익), Senior Research Fellow in Social Anthropology at Trinity College since 2011, has very kindly agreed to join us for a zoom discussion about “The Cold War and Japan”.

All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome

  • 7pm (7pm Tokyo time, 11am UK time)- starts
  • 7:15pm – 8:15pm Professor Heonik Kown
  • 8:15pm – follow-on discussions

Prior registration required until Wednesday 13 October 2021. Anonymous registrations are not accepted, please introduce yourself briefly when you register.

We will upload the recording to the Trinity in Japan Youtube Channel – by participating you agree to the upload of the recording: 

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Professor Heonik Kwon (권헌익), Senior Research Fellow in Social Anthropology at Trinity College

Heonik Kwon has been with Trinity College since 2011 in the capacity of Senior Research Fellow in Social Anthropology. Author of prize-winning books on the historical memories of the Vietnam War, Asia’s Cold War, and the Korean War, he is currently working on the history of cultural internationalism in the twentieth century and beyond.

Professor Kwon is currently engaged in a five year international research project Beyond The Korean War, funded by the Korean Sciences Academy.

More about Dr Heonik Kwon (권헌익):

Books by Dr Heonik Kwon (selection)

  • Ghosts of War in Vietnam (Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare Book 27), Cambridge University Press
  • The Other Cold War (Columbia Studies in International and Global History), Columbia University Press
  • After the Korean War: An Intimate History (Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare), Cambridge University Press
  • North Korea: Beyond Charismatic Politics (Asia/Pacific/Perspectives), Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai (Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes Book 14), University of California Press
Prof. Heonik Kwon (권헌익): Experiencing the Korean War – Perspective on South Korea-US Relations since the Korean War, Part 2 (Center for Korean Studies at UCLA)

Registration and enquiries:

All Trinity members, Fellows and students globally are very welcome to pre-register, and I will send a registration link if there are still places available.

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