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PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era 2020 (DAY3)
  • 2021-01-23
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[DAY 3] Special Session, Session 7


〈Special Session by RCCZ〉 Solidarity, Assembly and Governance: The Peace Process in Contact Zones of East Asia


Moderator : Yong Ku Cha (Professor, Chung-Ang University)

Kyounghwa Lim (Research Professor, RCCZ Research Center, Chung-Ang University, Republic of Korea)

- An Unstable Island of Korean-Japanese Relationship: Tsushima’s Transformations in the Midst of the 2019 Conflict between South Korea and Japan

W. Anne Joh (Professor, Garett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, US)

- Open Wounds of Korea’s DMZ

Naomi Chi & Akihiro Iwashita (Professors, Hokkaido University, Japan)

- Development in ‘Contested’ Borderlands: Prospects and Challenges in the Northern Territories (Kuril Islands)

Sungkyung Kim (Professor, University of North Korean Studies, Republic of Korea)

- Mobile North Korean Women and Long-Distance Motherhood: The (Re)Construction of Intimacy and the Ambivalence of Family

Woohyung Chon (Professor, RCCZ Research Center, Chung-Ang University, Republic of Korea)

- Peace Process Implicit in the Plan of the Tumen River International City Bordering North Korea, China and Russia


〈Special Session by CAUS〉 Local and Sub-national Perspectives on the Sustainable and Peaceful Development in the East Asian Borderlands

Moderator : Hae Ran Shin (Professor, Seoul National University)

Jinn-yuh Hsu (Professor, National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

- Geopolitics and Development: the Borderwork of Kinmen and Matsu Islands in the Cross-Strait Relation

Takashi Yamazaki (Professor, Osaka City University, Japan)

- Inter-island borderity/territoriality in East Asia: From a Japanese perspective

Seung-Ook Lee (Assistant Professor, KAIST, Republic of Korea)

- Seeing Like a Border: Towards an Agenda for Border Studies in the Korean Peninsula

Bae-Gyoon Park (Professor, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea)

- The Role of Local Forces and Trans-local Networks in the Development of Peaceful Geo-political Economies in the East Asian Border Regions


〈Session 7〉 Round Table



Kumsil Kang (Executive Director, People for Earth)

Paul Ladd (Director, UNRISD)



Samuel Bruelisauer (Research Analyst, UNRISD)



So-young Lee (Member of National Assembly, Republic of Korea)

Kwang Gil Kim (Director General for Inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Office, Republic of Korea)

Jeong Kwon Byeon (Director, Peace Region Progress Headquarters, Republic of Korea)

Byongjin Ahn (Professor, Kyung Hee University)

Sangmin Nam (Deputy Head, UNESCAP Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia)

Stephan Klingebiel (UNDP, Director, UNDP Seoul Policy Centre)

Hyoung-Joon Lim (Director, UNWFP Korea Office)