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.
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