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Korea seminar-konverents 18-19.01.18

Korea alane konverents toimub Tartus juba teist korda. Konverentsi toetab Academy of Korean Studies ja Doctoral School in Economics and Innovation (European Union Regional Development Fund). Konverentsi eesmärk on laiendada Korea ja Eesti koostööd sotsiaalteaduste valdkonnas ja luua keskkond tähendusrikkaks aruteluks.

Oslaemiseks tuleb registeerida end siin
PhD posterite sessioonil osalemiseks tuleb end registreerida siin 11. jaanuariks. Rohkem infot kodulehel.

Konverents toimub inglise keeles.

Programm

Thursday, 18th of January 2018 – 1. conference day, Venue: Lossi 36-205 (Faculty of Social Sciences)

09.30-10.00 Registration

10.00-10.15 Opening words:

University of Tartu representative (TBA)

Prof. Dr. Urmas Varblane, conference director, Vice head of research of the School of Economics and Business Administration, Council member of the Centre of Asian Studies, University of Tartu

10.15-11.30 1st Session: General development of South Korea, connections to Europe and Estonia

Session chair Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seliger. Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea Office, Seoul, South Korea (10 min)

Prof. Dr. Urmas Varblane. “Korea and Estonia: similarities and differences” School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu, Estonia (20 min)

Dr. Hansoo Choi. “Good-bye the Republic of Chaebols” Korea Institute of Public Finance, South Korea (25-30 min)

Discussion (15 min)

11.30-12.00 joint conference photo; coffee break
12.00-13.15 2nd Session: South Korea and trade

Session chair Prof. Dr. Ralph Wrobel. Westsaxon University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau, Germany (10 min)

Dr. San Wook Cho. “Do Free Trade Agreements Increase the New Goods Margin? Evidence from Korea” School of Economics, University of New South Wales, Australia (25 min)

Junior research fellow Mathias Juust. “EU-Korea Freetrade agreement” School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu, Estonia (25 min)

Discussion (15 min)

13.15-14.00 Conference luncheon

14.00-16.00 3rd Session: South Korean monetary policy and public sector strategy

Session chair TBA

Dr. Kyung-Hun Kim.”Korean Monetary Policy Independence and Long-term Interest Rate Synchronization in the Global Financial Market” Korea Institute for International Economic Policies, Seoul, South Korea (25-30 min)

Dr. Erkki Karo. “Public sector strategic agility for innovation and development: comparison of South Korean and Estonia” Director of the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia (25-30 min)

PhD student You-Jun Shin. “Public e-health service, case study Estonia and Korea” School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu, Estonia (25-30 min)

Discussion (20 min)

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break

16.30-18.00 PhD students poster session and discussion

Friday, 19th of January 2018 – 2. conference day, Venue: Lossi 36-205 (Faculty of Social Sciences)

08.50 – 09.00 Opening by Prof. Dr. Urmas Varblane, wrap-up of Day 1.

09.00 – 10.40 4th Session: Relations with North Korea

Session chair Jüri Sepp (10 min)

Dr. Geir Helgesen. “Relations with North Korea”. Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Denmark (25 min)

Prof. Dr. Ari Kokko. “Special Economic Zones in North Korea” Department of International Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark  (25 min)

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seliger. “Geopolitical and geoeconomic outlook for Northeast Asia” Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea Office, Seoul, South Korea (25 min)

Discussion (15 min)

10.40-10.55 Coffee break

10.55-12.45 5th Session: Geopolitical situation and prospects

Session chair TBA

Prof. Dr. Erik Terk (Institute of Political Science and Governance, Tallinn University); project manager of Foresight Centre of Estonian Parliament Mari Rell “Value chains, specialisation patterns of the country, impacts of internal and external factors, electronics” Estonia (25 min)

Prof. Dr. Ralph Wrobel. “South Korea as foreign direct investor in ASEAN: development, current status and prospects”. Westsaxon University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau, Germany (25 min)

Aavo Kokk. Topic TBA Managing Partner of OÜ Catella Corporate Finance, Estonia (25 min)

Discussion (15 min)

12.45-13.30 Roundtable Discussion session (6th session) “Perspectives of Korean- Estonian relations and agenda for further research” all participants.

Session chair Urmas Varblane.

13.30-14.15 Lunch

Kontakt: Reelika Alunurm, reelika.alunurm@ut.ee