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The Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific

Northern Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP)

The Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP) was launched in June 2018. Its aim is to play the role of maximising research impact into policy and practice, in various fields of studies related to the issues in the Asia Pacific region.

NEPCAP Roundtable Series

NEPCAP Roundtable Series I
Linking the Academic Research into Policy and Practice: North Korea and Beyond

2 July 2018 at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

The Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP) had its first roundtable event on “Linking the Academic Research into Policy and Practice: North Korea and Beyond” at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston, United Kingdom on 2 July 2018. Participants in this roundtable discussed how to build up long-term partnerships with stakeholders to maximise impact of our policy research and case studies.

Our roundtable series I was organised based on the following three themes:

  • Roles of Stakeholders in North Korea and its Development
  • Future Directions of Korea Peninsula and Beyond
  • Academic Research into Policy and Practice

Speakers and discussants of the roundtable were (Alphabetical order):

  • Benedict Rogers, Christian Solidarity Worldwide
  • Ed Griffith, University of Central Lancashire
  • Gabriel Jonsson, Stockholm University
  • John Nilsson-Wright, Chatham House
  • Mike Cowin, UK FCO
  • Niki Alsford, University of Central Lancashire
  • Robert Kelly, Pusan National University
  • Sebastien Berger, AFP
  • Sojin Lim, University of Central Lancashire
  • Virginie Grzelczyk, Aston University

Roundtable series

NEPCAP Policy Brief Series

NEPCAP will produce a regular policy brief series, built upon our research papers, about up-to-date policy issues of domestic politics, international relations, security, society and development cooperation.

Affiliated Research Fellow

Dr Sang Hee Jung

Dr Sang Hee Jung

Dr Jung is Assistant Professor at Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Keimyung University in South Korea. She obtained her PhD and MA degree at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City, Mexico. Currently, she is a Director of the board at the Korean Political Science Association, and a committee member at the Global City Section Daegu Metropolitan City, South Korea. Dr Jung has conducted several research papers with Dr Sojin Lim at the IKSU, UCLan.

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For more information, contact Dr Sojin Lim, Chair of the NEPCAP (SLim4@uclan.ac.uk)