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The Korea Now Podcast

Oct 13, 2019

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Liora Sarfati. They speak about the protests that arose from the Sewol tragedy, the broader social issues that the tragedy highlighted, the people involved in the protests, the challenges of mass commemoration events, the...


Oct 6, 2019

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Joe Phillips. They speak about the landscape of LGBTQ rights in South Korea, the absence of legal protections for this community, the cultural atmosphere of intolerance and indifference that traditionally has existed in...


Sep 29, 2019

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Edward Reed. They speak about the North Korean famine years in the mid-1990s, the conditions that cleaved together to produce this disaster, the failures of the North Korean regime leading up to, and responding to, the...


Sep 8, 2019

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Gregg Brazinsky. They speak about the Cold War period, the Sino-American rivalry at this time, the competition for allies and friendly regimes across the third world, the history that, in-part, motivated China’s rise, the...


Sep 4, 2019

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Jeffrey Robertson. They speak about the North Korea Watcher community, what they do and how they operate, the various backgrounds from which people join this community, the differences and similarities that exist...