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Korean Kontext

The Korean Kontext

Korean Kontext is a podcast series by the Korea Economic Institute of America in Washington, D.C. Its aim is to provide listeners with a source for broad-based, substantive information about the U.S.-Korean relationship from all angles: political, cultural, economic, and social. Tackling major topics using current and historical context, interviews with prominent policy leaders, scholars,and artists, and in-depth analysis, Korean Kontext is crafted to inform the newcomer and the Korea guru alike. The views expressed here are the interviewees’ alone.

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Hawon Lee, D.C. Bureau Chief of Chosun Ilbo Newspaper

January 21, 2011

Hello again after the holiday break! Just before the holidays I spoke with Hawon Lee, who was just wrapping up his nearly four years as…

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North Korea’s Inner Court Politics and the Future of Succession

December 15, 2010

In this episode we speak with Mr. Ken E. Gause, currently a senior research analyst with the International Affairs Group and Iranian Studies Program at…

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After the Seoul G-20 Summit: Balbina Hwang

November 18, 2010

In this episode, we are joined by Balbina Hwang, currently a visiting professor at Georgetown University and the National Defense University here in D.C. Ms.…

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ROK Ambassador Han on the Seoul G20 Summit and More

November 4, 2010

This episode takes us directly into the office of Ambassador Han Duk-Soo, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States, who shares his…

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Manufacturing and the KORUS FTA with Doug Goudie

November 2, 2010

In this episode we speak with Doug Goudie, Director of International Trade Policy at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). Mr. Goudie draws from his…

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KORUS FTA with Tami Overby

October 14, 2010

In this episode we hear from Tami Overby, Vice President for Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and former President of the American Chamber…

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A Conversation with Ambassador Chris Hill

October 7, 2010

We are joined in the Korean Kontext studio by Ambassador Christopher Hill, who has recently taken up the position of Dean of the Josef Korbel…

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The Man with the Baltic Stare

September 22, 2010

In this episode we hear from the elusive James Church, author of the acclaimed Inspector O novels, which include The Corpse in the Koryo and…

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