Events

[TUJ KJ dinner in NYC] The Next Korea Problem: Identity Politics and the Peninsula

Date:
Time:
20:00
Speaker:
  • Aram Hur (Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service)
Venue:
NYC
Moderator:
Robert Dujarric (ICAS Director)
Admissions:
Free
Language:
English
Registration:
Required. Contact ICAS (icas@tuj.temple.edu) to register.
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We are happy to invite you to another session of our New York – Korea – Japan dinner program with Aram Hur on the growing identity divide on the Korean peninsula and its implications. We will meet on 15 May 2018 at 8pm in Manhattan in New York City. If interested please email us at icas@tuj.temple.edu and we will register you and provide you with the address.

Speaker

Aram Hur

Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU's Wagner School of Public Service

Aram Hur is a Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, as part of a university-wide cohort selected by the Provost. She recently wrote a Washington Post op-ed on the identity divide between North and South Korea.

Her research looks at how the politics of identity shapes the success and survival of democracy in East Asia and other contentious contexts. Specifically, she’s interested in how nationalism and group ethics explain why individuals support, withdraw, or even oppose their democracies. Her current work examines such questions mainly in the contexts of citizen compliance, participation, and the political integration of refugees and immigrants.

She received her Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University, M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School, and B.A. from Stanford University. For more information, visit https://www.aramhur.com/