06 June 2018, 17:30 - 19:00
Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Open to the public
This event is free

At a historic summit on 27 April, the leaders of South and North Korea agreed to work towards formally ending the Korean war and achieving ‘a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula through complete denuclearisation.’ How did we get here and what lies ahead? What are the challenges and prospects for peace and denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula?

This panel discussion will convene academic and policy experts to discuss the outcomes of the recent inter-Korean summit and its implications for the U.S.-North Korea summit. 


Brianna Rosen previously served as a foreign policy analyst on national security issues in the U.S. government.

Jieun Baek is the Founder and Director of Lumen, an NGO that works to send information into North Korea.

Yeajin Yoon previously led the School’s work on promoting government reform in the ASEAN+3 (China, Japan and Republic of Korea) region.

Sir Lawrence Freedman is Emeritus Professor of War Studies at King's College London and Visiting Professor at the Blavatnik School of Government.

The discussion will be chaired by Emily Jones, Associate Professor in Public Policy and director of the Global Economic Governance Programme at the Blavatnik School of Government.