october, 2016

26oct8:30 am- 12:00 pmInternational Conference“Beyond the “San Francisco System”: Seeking a Peace Regime in East Asia”


Event Details

REGISTRATION REQUIRED (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-the-san-francisco-system-seeking-a-peace-regime-in-east-asia-tickets-27327822252)

This event is the first in a planned two-part conference that will bring together scholars and experts on history, politics and international law from the US, Japan, Korea, and China to discuss the legacies and problems of the San Francisco Treaty system and the search for an appropriate peace regime for contemporary East Asia.


8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast & Registration
9:00 – 9:15 Opening Remarks: Young-Ho Kim; Charles Armstrong; Gheewhan Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea
9:15 – 11:15 PANEL 1: The San Francisco Treaty, History, and International Law
Tae-jin Yi (Seoul National University): “’San Francisco Peace Treaty with Japan and the Problems with the ‘Colony’ Korea”
Jang-Hie Lee (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies): Limitations of the San Francisco Peace Treaty and Peace in East Asia from the Perspective of Colonial State Responsibility”
Jeong-Ho Roh (Columbia University): “The San Francisco Peace Treaty and International Law”
Etsuro Totsuka (Ryukoku University): Japan’s Re-joining Into the Cold War World and its Freezing of the Decolonization Process”
Charles Armstrong (Columbia University): Discussant

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 PANEL 2: The San Francisco System and International Order
Haruki Wada (Tokyo University): “San Francisco Treaty System and Peace State Japan”
Chengyou Song (Peking University): “San Francisco Peace Treaty: The War Time Peace Order of East Asia During the Changing Time of the Early Cold War”
Koh Odagawa (Waseda University): Discussant
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch (provided only to speakers)
14:00 – 15:30 PANEL 3: The San Francisco System, Territory and Memory
Dekun Hu (Wuhan University, History): “The San Francisco Peace Treaty and Territorial Disputes”
Fumiaki Nozoe (Okinawa International University, Law): “The Okinawa Problem in the San Francisco Treaty System: A Historical Perspective”
Daqing Yang (George Washington University): “War, Decolonization and Memory in Northeast Asia”
Kimie Hara (University of Waterloo): “Exploring Settlements of Regional Conflicts in the San Francisco System”
Yang Chan(Wuhan University): Discussant
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 –17:45 PANEL 4: The San Francisco System, Legacies, and Beyond
Young-Ho Kim (Academy of Korean Studies): “Beyond the San Francisco System in East Asia”
Byung-Joon Jung (Ewha Womans University): “San Francisco Peace Treaty with Japan and its Legacy in East Asia”
Myung-Lim Park (Yonsei University): “The San Francisco System, Northeast Asian Exceptionalism, and Beyond for Perpetual Peace”
Alexis Dudden (University of Connecticut): “The San Francisco System, and Current Issues of National Borders”
Carol Gluck (Columbia University): Discussant
17:45 – 18:00 Concluding remarks: Jin-Hyun Kim(World Peace Forum) & Elazar Barkan (Columbia University)

Conference ends

General and Planning Discussion
October 29th, 2016
918 International Affairs Building
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Co-hosted by The Northeast Asia Peace Center, Seoul, Korea
Co-sponsored by The Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University; The School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; The Dorothy Borg Research Program, Columbia University; The Kim Koo Foundation, Seoul, Korea; The Academy of Korean Studies, Seoul, Korea; The Northeast Asian History Foundation, Seoul Korea


(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 12:00 pm


1501 Kellogg Center, International Affairs Building