Past Events

On Monday, February 4, 2013, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies held the 5th Asan China Inji Lecture (峨山中國仁智講座) with Yu Shaohua, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Department for Asia-Pacific Security and Cooperation Studies at the China Institute of International Studies.

In a presentation titled, “North Korea’s Role in Northeast Asia,” Professor Yu discussed the latest developments in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs and its likely consequences for inter-Korean relations as well as Chinese perspectives on North Korea. She concluded with an examination of North Korea’s changing position in Northeast Asia’s strategic environment.

Yu Shaohua Ms. YU Shaohua is a senior research fellow and Director of the Department for Asia-Pacific Security and Cooperation Studies, CIIS. She joined CIIS in 1987. Before that, she worked at the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau as a Korean translator. Since joining the CIIS, Ms. Yu has worked as Deputy Director and later Director of the Department for Asia-Pacific Studies successively. Ms. Yu took two terms of diplomatic service (1990-1993, 2002-2006) in Chinese Embassy in DPRK as Third Secretary, Second Secretary and eventually First Secretary. Ms. Yu enjoys special allowance from the Chinese Central Government.

Date / Time: Monday, February 4, 2013, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Venue: Conference Room (2F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies