Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


New Beginnings: Toward a New Era of U.S.-South Korean Partnership  

Date and Time
April 14, 2008
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

RSVP Required

Michael H. Armacost - Shorenstein Distinguished Fellow, Stanford University; former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and the Philippines
Robert Carlin - Visiting Scholar, Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation
Don Oberdorfer - Chairman of the U.S.-Korea Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard - President of the Korea Economic Institute, former U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy for negotiations with North Korea
Evans J.R. Revere - President of The Korea Society, New York
Gi-Wook Shin - Director of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC); Director of the Stanford Korean Studies Program

Members of New Beginnings, a nonpartisan study group of former senior U.S. officials, academics and other experts on Korea, traveled to Seoul recently to meet President Lee Myung-bak and his top advisors. On April 14, in advance of the Washington visit of President Lee, members of the study group will make public their recommendations for updating and strengthening the U.S.-Korea alliance. Many of the experts, as well as full copies of their reports will be available at the event.

Sponsored by the New York-based Korea Society and Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

Hosted by Don Oberdorfer, Chairman of the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University

Rome Auditorium
Rome Building
1619 Massachusetts Ave.
NW, D.C.

Non-FSI Contact
Nicole Baillis