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Date and Time:
July 24, 2018 06:30 pm ~ July 24, 2018 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
Andrei Lankov
Host Organization:

 

Description:

  

 Korea Club with Andrei Lankov
TUESDAY  |  July 24, 2018
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  Kim Jong-un's Survival Strategy, Why It Might Work 

Guest Speaker: 

Andrei Lankov
Director of Korea Risk Group
Professor at Kookmin University

Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

 

Dear Colleague:

You are invited to a special summer meeting of the Korea Club on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The event will feature Dr. Andrei Lankov who will give a presentation entitled, "Kim Jong-un's Survival Strategy, Why It Might Work."
 

 

Andrei Lankov is a Russian scholar of Asia and a specialist in Korean studies. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Leningrad State University in 1986 and 1989, respectively; He also attended Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung University in 1985. Following his graduate studies, he taught Korean history and language at his alma mater, and in 1992 went to South Korea for work; he moved to Australia in 1996 to take up a post at the Australian National University and moved back to Seoul to teach at Kookmin University in 2004. Dr. Lankov has a DPRK-themed Livejournal blog in Russian with occasional English posts, where he documents aspects of life in North (and South) Korea, together with his musings and links to his publications. He also writes columns for The Korea Times. Dr. Lankov is a Director of Korea Risk Group, a specialist information and analysis firm committed to delivering qualified research and analysis on North Korea.

 

PROGRAM DETAILS

The dinner will start at 7:00 pm, followed by the speaker’s presentation and Q & A session. The program will conclude at 9:00 pm. The cost of the dinner is $25.00, payable at the door by check, cash or credit card.

RSVP is required for this program. Seating is limited. To register for this program or for further questions, please e-mail your confirmation to Sang Kim, Director of Public Affairs, at sk@keia.org.


WOO LAE OAK RESTAURANT IN TYSONS CORNER

The evening program will be held at Woo Lae Oak Korean restaurant in Tysons Corner—see address above. The program will start at 6:30 pm with a cash bar, set up inside the Korea Club conference room on the 1st floor of the restaurant. For more information on Woo Lae Oak, please take a few minutes to visit the restaurant’s website: http://www.woolaeoak.com.

 

FOR DRIVERS

Woo Lae Oak is conveniently located in the heart of Tysons Corner. If you need assistance locating the restaurant, please call the restaurant (703-827-7300). Ample free parking is available in the restaurant’s multi-story parking garage.


FOR METRO RIDERS

Silver Line stop at Greensboro Metro Station. The restaurant is located just south of Greensboro Metro Station. Upon arriving at Greensboro Metro Station, please exit using the West Entrance Exit. For step-by-step directions, please use http://wmata.com.

 

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