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Lecture, H.E. Ambassador SONG Young-wan, Monday, April 20, 6:30pm

“Korea and the Rise of Asia”

H.E. Ambassador SONG Young-wan will speak on the Rise of Asia in the 21st century in terms of Gross Domestic Products (GDPs). He will also point out so-called “Asian Paradox”, i.e. political tensions in spite of increasing interdependencies in economy and trade among East Asian nations. In addition, he will introduce the history of Korea and the current situation of the Korean Peninsula, including a comparison between North and South Korea.

Finally, Ambassador Song will address the partnership between Korea and Austria and point out possible areas of cooperation. His speech is followed by a Q&A session.


Seminar room Japanologie 1 (2K-EG-21), Hof 2, AAKH Campus

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