North Korea

Jim Hoare (Speaker), Kim, Y. (Speaker), Adam Cathcart (Speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar


On the 9th of November Dr. Jim Hoare will be presenting ‘North Korea: A Dangerous Enigma?’ together with a panel.

After Britain and North Korea established diplomatic relations in 2000, North Korea Expert, Dr Jim Hoare, was appointed British Chargé d’affaires in Pyongyang; and his work laid the foundation for the establishment of a full embassy in the North Korean capital. Since retiring from HM Diplomatic Service in 2003, Dr Jim Hoare has pursued a second career as a broadcaster, writer and occasional teacher on East Asia.

Dr. Adam Cathcart will be joining the panel adding his expertise on China-North Korea relations.

The panel will also be joined by Dr. Youngmi Kim, a Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
Period9 Nov 2017
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom


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