Associate professor of history, BYU
“Conflict, Crisis, or Convergence: What Does the Future Hold for Asia?”
Kirk W. Larsen is an associate professor of history and director of academic programs and research at the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at Brigham Young University. Larsen previously taught at the University of Texas—Austin and the George Washington University. At GWU he served as director of the International Affairs Program and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies. His publications include Tradition, Treaties, and Trade: Qing Imperialism and Chosôn Korea, 1850–1910 (2008). He has published, presented, and commented on a variety of contemporary issues including North Korea, nationalism and elections in South Korea, and Sino-Korean relations and has appeared on ABC, MSNBC, VOA, the Canadian Broadcast System, and Al Jazeera. Larsen received a BA in Asian studies from BYU and an AM in regional studies (East Asia) and a PhD in history from Harvard University.
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Join the conversation and find out more about “Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma,” the latest documentary film in our Beyond the Border series. We also will screen this film at Northwestern University in the evening with details to come. Dodge Billingsley, director of Combat Films and Research, our production partner for the series, will be at both events.
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