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Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP)

Past Events and Activities

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

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

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