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  • 2020-04-16

    ISDP welcomes Ebba Isaksson as the new Outreach Coordinator

    ISDP is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Ebba Isaksson as the new Outreach Coordinator. Ms. Isaksson is currently finishing her MA in China Studies at the Yenching Academy of Peking University, and completed her BSc in Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam. As Outreach Coordinator, Ms. Isaksson will be coordinating the Institute’s […]

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  • 2020-04-16

    Sangsoo Lee about South Korea’s first feminist party

    April 15, 2020: Sangsoo Lee talked to Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet about the first-ever feminist party to run for election in South Korea. “Stora delar av samhället är ännu inte redo att ta till sig den här rörelsens krav. Men allt fler får upp ögonen för frågorna, och kvinnors rättigheter lär spela en större roll i […]

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  • 2020-04-14

    Erik Isaksson joins the Stockholm China Center

    ISDP is pleased to announce that current staff member, Mr. Erik Isaksson, will be joining the Institute’s Stockholm China Center as a Junior Research Fellow. The internal move comes as the Center grows and Mr. Isaksson follows his research ambitions. Since 2018, Mr. Isaksson has worked as the Institute’s Outreach Coordinator where he successfully handled both internal and external events as well as drove ISDP’s media strategies. Mr. Isaksson first […]

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  • 2020-03-19

    ISDP welcomes Larissa Stünkel as Junior Research Fellow

    ISDP is pleased to welcome Ms. Larissa Stünkel, in the position of Junior Research Fellow with our Stockholm China Center. Ms. Stünkel previously conducted an internship with ISDP’s Stockholm Japan Center in 2019. Now, as a member of staff, her work will primarily focus on the changing bilateral relations in the South Pacific. “I am […]

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  • 2020-03-17

    ISDP’s Working Status During COVID-19 Outbreak

    During this time ISDP are taking necessary precautions to cope with the spread of COVID-19. We have established a remote workplace system to ensure that our staff can work effectively from home. For the moment ISDP is working at full capacity so please feel free to contact our members of staff via email if you […]

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  • 2020-03-11

    Summary of the ISDP forum North Korean Women as Economic Agents (and Mothers) in the Sino-North Korean Borderlands

    On March 02, 2020, ISDP organized a forum with Dr. Kim Sung Kyung, Assistant Professor at the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul, Editor-in-Chief of the Review of North Korean Studies and Visiting Fellow at ISDP. Dr. Kim held a lecture entitled; “Mobile North Korean Mothers as Economic Agents in the Sino-North Korean Borderland”. […]

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  • 2020-03-11

    Summary of the ISDP Forum Deciphering China’s Policy towards North Korea

    On February 26, ISDP organized a forum with Dr. Heungkyu Kim, founder and director of the China Policy Institute at Ajou University in South Korea, and Visiting Fellow at ISDP in February.  Dr. Kim’s presentation zeroed in on the common perception that North Korea is China’s strategic asset and natural ally due to ideology, geographical […]

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  • 2020-02-21

    Sangsoo Lee gave a presentation at Kyungnam University

    February 14, 2020: Sangsoo Lee gave a presentation of the European view on the situation on the Korean Peninsula and Sweden’s role at Kyungnam University’s Institute for Far Eastern Studies in Seoul.

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  • 2020-02-17

    Sangsoo Lee in Sege-ilbo regarding inter-Korean projects

    February 17, 2020: Sangsoo Lee was interviewed by Sege-ilbo regarding inter-Korean projects. “It is time for the international community to step up the flow of humanitarian aid to North Korea. Inter-Korean activities are much more effective when North Korea is open to them.”

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  • 2020-02-15

    Summary of the ISDP forum EU-China Relations – 2020 and Beyond

    On January 29, ISDP held a public forum on the future of EU-China relations with a presentation by Dr. Axel Berkofsky of the University of Pavia and the Italian Institute for International Political Studies. The forum was moderated by Julian Tucker, Research Fellow at ISDP. In his presentation, Dr. Berkofsky discussed the history of EU-China […]

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