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The Korea Now Podcast

Nov 6, 2019

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Steven Lee. They speak about the Korean armistice agreement, how the Korean War and its end affected this document, the signatories and absentees, the intention of the armistice, the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission...


Oct 22, 2019

This episode of the Korea Now podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Erik Mobrand. They speak about the authoritarian origins of South Korea’s democracy, the shadow of the Cold War era, the developmental state-building period, the way these origins still shape South Korea’s democratic...


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...