[Blueboard] Invitation to the 3rd Ateneo Korean Studies Conference on the Korean War (Thurs, Oct. 27)

Korean Studies Program [LS] ksp.soss at ateneo.edu
Wed Oct 19 12:50:10 PHT 2016

The Korean Studies Program of the School of Social Sciences (SOSS)
Ateneo de Manila University

in partnership with

the Department of Political Science and the Department of History

invites you to the
2016 (3rd) Ateneo Korean Studies Conference

*“Revisiting the Korean War: History, Memory*
*and its Implications on Contemporary Nation Building”  *

27 October 2016 (Thursday)
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University

Organized by the Korean Studies Program, in partnership with the Department
of Political Science and the Department of History, School of Social
Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University on the occasion of the 66th
Anniversary of the Philippine Expeditionary Forces to Korea (PEFTOK)
landing in Busan, the conference brings together various interdisciplinary
approaches in exploring how the experience of the Korean War in the 1950s
continues to shape the political, economic and socio-cultural facets of
nation-building in the Korean peninsula in this era of globalization and

By featuring the narratives and recollections of PEFTOK veterans as well as
the commentaries by Filipino historians, the conference hopes to
re-introduce, especially to the younger generation, this unfamiliar episode
in Philippine history, as it highlights our country’s valuable contribution
to Korea’s fight for freedom and democracy.

To confirm your attendance, please pre-register online (required) via:
http://bit.ly/aksconference on or before *October 21, 2016 (Friday).
Registration is free.*

For inquiries, contact the Korean Studies Program office via:
*jabucal at ateneo.edu
<jabucal at ateneo.edu>*, *ksp.soss at ateneo.edu <ksp.soss at ateneo.edu>*, (+632)
351–1620 or (+632) 426–6001 local 5245.
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