The 4th East Asia Youth Leadership Forum


On the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II:
“China and Japan’s Changing Security Priorities”  

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Reflections on how China and Japan’s security priorities have changed since 1945, and since the end of the Cold War, and how each country defines security and sets security priorities and goals, and forecasting how these may change or endure into the future.


Part I:

China’s post-WWII/post-Cold War security

Part II:

Japan’s post-WWII/post-Cold War security


Part III:

What will China and Japan’s security priorities be in the future?  How will they be defined?  What areas are there for common ground and necessary cooperation?  How to address global challenges?




Dr. Emanuel Pastreich ( Director of the Asia Institute and Professor  at Kyung Hee University)

Dr. Hyungyul Kim (Director of Korea Center for Digital Humanities and Professor at Sookmyung University)

Dr. Joho Yamamoto (Scholar at the Academy of Korean Studies)

Dr. Kai Jin ( China Power Columnist at the Diplomat and Research Fellow at Center for International Studies -CIS, Yonsei University )

Organizer : East Asia Youth Leaderships Forum


The Asia Institute

The Asia Institute Internships

Korea Center for Digital Humanities at Sookmyung Women’s University

Location :   서울특별시 용산구 청파로47길 100

Sookmyung Women’s University 100 Centennial Hall #608 주년기념관 #608




Date: October 10 (Sat) and 11(Sun) 2015 ( 10:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M.)


Registration:  Education Program Director Ms. Young H.K. Pae



Qualification for Participation: Middle School and High School Students


For International Students (Non Korean Race) the Asia Institute Internships will provide Entree Fee