The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) held the public webinar "Reconsidering the Korean War: From the Perspectives of Japan, East Germany, South Korea, and China" on April 24, 2021.
The Korean War is an important historical event when considering the course of post-war Japan and of post-war East Asia, while at the same time it remains a present-day problem. In this webinar, the participants re-examined the Korean War, which began over 70 years ago, from the perspectives of Japan, East Germany, South Korea, and China.
Tomiko Ichikawa, Director-General, JIIA
Masao Okonogi, Professor Emeritus, Keio University
Somei Kobayashi, Associate Professor, Nihon University
Atsuko Kawakita, Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo
Nam Ki Jeong, Professor, Seoul National University
Shin Kawashima, Professor, The University of Tokyo
The views expressed in the summary are those of the speakers and do not necessary reflect the policies or positions of the Japan Institute of International Affairs or any other organization with which the speakers are affiliated.