Emanuel Pastreich profile spot on Yonhap News, 2013/4/7


The Asia Institute on YTN News
YTN News recently aired coverage of the seminar co-held with GCS International concerning the “31st Anniversary of the UN International Day of Peace”, 2 November 2012, on the topic of the “Approaches to the resolution of conflict: role of global civil society in constructing a peaceful community.” Chaired by Secretary General Cho Cheolje, speakers included Yury N. Sayamov, UNESCO chair and professor at Lomonosov Moscow State University; Lakhvinder Singh, president of the Indo-Korea Policy Forum; Tenzi Sherpa, general secretary and chair of TFT for promotion of Nepal abroad; and The Asia Institute’s Emanuel Pastreich. Click here to watch the video excerpt.

The Asia Institute’s Emanuel Pastreich on Korean studies at KBS World
Emanuel Pastreich is a professor of East Asian literature at Humanitas College, Kyung Hee University, Korea. Widely known as the acclaimed author of “Life is a Matter of Direction, not Speed” and the director of the research-based think tank The Asia Institute, Pastreich plays a key role in promoting Korean studies both at home and abroad. During our conversation, we talk to Dr. Pastreich about his professional work, factors that catapulted contemporary Korean literature into the international spotlight.


Introduction to The Asia Institute’s work on the environment

Introduction to The Asia Institute


 Mark Hasegawa Johnson Interview June 25, 2012

A leading figure in speech recognition technology with a focus on Asia, Professor Mark Hasegawa-Johnson visited Seoul for a series of meetings arranged by The Asia Institute. Professor Hasegawa-Johnson works at the Beckmann Institute at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

The Asia Institute Seminar on Nuclear Power in North Korea

March 22, 2012

Scott Snyder
Senior Fellow for Korea Studies

Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy

Council on Foreign Relations

Sharon Squassoni

Director

Proliferation Prevention Program
CSIS

John Endicott

President
Woosong University

Kim Myungja
President Green 21

(former minister of the environment; author of “The
Nuclear Dilemma”)

Sok Chul Kim

Senior Researcher

Korea Institute for Nuclear Safety

Moderator:

Emanuel Pastreich
Director
The Asia Institute

(professor, Humanitas College, Kyung Hee University)

 (part 1)

The Asia Pokies Institute Seminar on Nuclear Power in North Korea

(part 2)

The Asia Institute Seminar on Nuclear Power in North Korea

(part 3)

The Asia Institute Seminar  “The Past, Present and Future of Money” 

April 27, 2012

Marc Shell

Irving Babbitt Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University

Professor Marc Shell delivered a compelling talk on  “The Past, Present and Future of Money”  on April 27, 2012 in which he described the cultural, political, ideological and aesthetic aspects of money in historical perspective.

(part 1)

The Asia Institute Seminar  “The Past, Present and Future of Money” 

April 27, 2012

Marc Shell

(part 2)

The Asia Institute Seminar  “The Past, Present and Future of Money” 

April 27, 2012

Marc Shell

(part 3)

The Asia Institute Seminar  “The Past, Present and Future of Money” 

April 27, 2012

Marc Shell

(part 4)

 

“Dream of My Grandmother” 

October 29, 2011

Emanuel Pastreich relates how a dream of his grandmother during his early study in Korea cemented his relationship with that country.

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8WLv19I9xE

“Korea Should Embrace its Cultural Roots”

June 15, 2012

Emanuel Pastreich argues in this talk to the Korean Federation of Industry that Korea can best move forward by embracing the best of its traditions.” (in Korean)

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syr4IONJob4

The Asia Institute Seminar on Business and Research opportunities in Korea

February 18, 2012

 

Vince Rubino

Senior Associate

The Asia Institute

(Senior Quality Assurance Advisor, SEEGENE INC.)

 

Joel Momberger

Senior Associate

The Asia Institute

(Director of Korea Tech Innovation Program

IC2 Institute, University of Texas, Austin)

 

Heisook Lee

Director

Korea Advanced Institute of Women in

Science, Engineering & Technology (KAI WISET)

 

Moderator

Emanuel Pastreich

Director

The Asia Institute

(Professor at Humanitas College, Kyung Hee University)

 

http://youtu.be/3EDwDU39H2s

“What youth can do to change the world”

Noam Chomsky

The Asia Institute Seminar

December 3, 2011

(part 1)

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUeni1OZG0E

“What youth can do to change the world”

Noam Chomsky

The Asia Institute Seminar

December 3, 2011

(part 2)

 

http://youtu.be/hPLoK7bbr2E

“What youth can do to change the world”

Noam Chomsky

The Asia Institute Seminar

December 3, 2011

(part 3)