【Webinar Report】South Korea’s Foreign Aid - The Domestic Politics of Middle Power Diplomacy -


 South Korea’s Foreign Aid: The Domestic Politics of Middle Power Diplomacy (By Hyo-Sook Kim. London: Routledge, 2022)

❖ Speaker: Prof. Hyo-sook Kim (Kansai Gaidai University, Japan) 

❖ Discussant: Prof. Kyudeug Hwang (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea)

   Moderator, Takuo Iwata, Ritsumeikan University)

❖ Date: January 13, 2022 (Thu.) 16:00-17:30 [Korea & Japan ST, UTC+9]

    Venue: Online (via Zoom)

Hosted by the Institute of International Relations and Area Studies (Ritsumeikan University)

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Today’s webinar received 15 participants from Japan, South Korea, Rwanda, and Senegal. We enjoyed the excellent book launch webinar “South Korea’s Foreign Aid: The Domestic Politics of Middle Power Diplomacy” by Prof. Kim Hyosook. Prof. Hwang Kyudeug contributed to today’s webinar as the discussant with his insightful comments in broader perspectives. Participants proactively addressed comments and questions to the speaker. Then, we had many fruitful exchanges and discussions between the speaker and other participants. The organizer sincerely thanks for the elaborate presentation by the speaker, impressive comments from the discussant, and proactive engagement from participants.