[International Joint Seminar] North Korean Nuclear Threat and South Korean Responses
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[International Joint Seminar] North Korean Nuclear Threat and South Korean Responses

APLN is co-hosting the 2nd International Joint Seminar “Assessing Northeast Asia Nuclear Domino: North Korean Nuclear Threat and South Korean Responses” with The Sejong Institute, The Research Institute of National Security Affairs of the Korea National Defense University, The Korea Nuclear Policy Society, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Pugwash Japan supported by the Open Society Foundations.

The seminar will be held both online and offline. It will be taking place on Friday, July 2, 2021, 6:30 pm-8:45 pm (KST).

Please see below for the program agenda and detailed information.

 

PROGRAM DETAILS:

Moderator: Prof. Keiko Nakamura, Nagasaki University

06:30-06:40 Opening Remarks
  • Prof. Seigo Hirowatari, President of Pugwash Japan
  • Prof. Chung-in Moon, Chairman of the Sejong Institute
06:40-07:25      Paper Presentations                                                                                                               
  • “Japanese responses to nuclear threats in Northeast Asia: Possible Nuclear Weapon Option for Japan?”

Prof. Takao Takahara, Meiji Gakuin University and Prof. Tatsujiro Suzuki, Nagasaki University

  • “Young generations in Japan and Nuclear Weapons/Atomic Bombings”

Dr.Hideko Shibasaki, Emeritus Professor of Nagaoka University of Technology

  • “Threat Assessment of China and North Korea”

Prof. Nobumasa Akiyama, Hitotsubashi University

07:30-8:40 Panel Discussion                                                                                                                         
  • Dr. Peter Hayes, Director of Nautilus Institute
  • Mr. Akira Kawasaki, Peace Boat, A member of the International Steering Group, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
  • Dr. Hiromichi Umebayashi, Peace Depot and Nagasaki University
  • Dr. Cheong Wook-sik, Director of Korea Peace Network
  • Dr. Masakatsu Ota, Kyodo Tsushin
  • Ms.Yumi Kanazaki, Chugoku Shimbun
08:40-08:45   Closing Remark                                                                                                                               
 

 

 

  • Prof. Tomohiro Inagaki, Hiroshima University, Chair of Pugwash Japan