Presentations

Conference Papers

Fighting Back Against the Imperialist Bomb: North Korean Military Perception and Practice under Atomic Conditions in the mid-1950s,” presented at the UCSD-UCLA Korean History Graduate Student Workshop jointly organized by the University of California, San Diego and the University of California, Los Angeles, December 12, 2018, San Diego, CA.

From ‘Enemy Nation’ to ‘Socialist Internationalist Agent’: Soviet Koreans Dispatched to North Korea and Their Roles in the Soviet Occupational Period, 1945-1948,” presented at the Joint East Asian Studies Conference 2016 organized by the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London, September 7-9, 2016, London. (A relevant article in Sino-NK.)

The Socialist Internationalism of the 1950s and Its Implications seen through the Fraternal Support to North Korea and North Korean Students in the Socialist Bloc,” (in Korean) presented at the International Conference “Russia and Korea in the Changing World Order: politics, economy, culture” organized by Far Eastern Federal University on May 19, 2016, Vladivostok.

 

Presentations and Invited Talks

The Origins of the North Korean Nuclearity,” presented at Korea University on August 5, 2019, Seoul. (My interview in Korean)

Beyond Old Narratives: New Sources from Russia and Inspiration from Soviet Studies,” presented at the Woodrow Wilson Center on November 16, 2018, Washington D.C.

People’s Anti-Atomic Defense: North Korean Military Perception and Practice Under Atomic Conditions in the mid-1950s,” presented at the Los Alamos National Laboratory on October 22, 2018, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

Catch Up and Surpass: Early History of North Korean Nuclear Culture and Technology,” presented at the University of Roma Tre on June 19, 2018, Allumiere.

A reluctant journey: Soviet Koreans Dispatched to North Korea and their Roles in the Soviet Occupational Period, 1945-1948,” presented at the University of Oslo on September 19, 2016, Oslo.