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Mellon-Shansi Symposium on National Security in NE Asia

March 29, 2011

Mellon-Shansi Symposium on History, Nationalism and National Security in Northeast Asia:

This two-day conference will host scholars from China, South Korea, Japan and the U.S. to have an in-depth dialogue on how to interpret Northeast Asia's shared history, particularly as it's mutual interpretation is increasingly vital to the prospect of peace and stability in the region.

Different sessions will focus on history education and national security implications; territorial disputes; war memorials; North Korea and the future of the Korean Peninsula.

The symposium will take place on Oberlin College's campus on April 8-9, 2011 in Wilder Hall Room 115 and is free and open to the public, though registration is required to attend. Registration is available at shansi.org or here: http://shansi.oberlin.edu/mellon-shansi-symposium/registration.

The symposium's keynote, "Ways of Remembering, Ways of Forgetting: Legacies of World War II in Asia" will be delivered by Ford International Professor Emeritus of History at MIT and Pulitzer Prize winner John Dower on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 5:30 P.M. in Craig Lecture Hall of Oberlin College's Science Center.

For more information on the symposium, please visit shansi.org or contact Merrybelle.Guo@oberlin.edu directly.