Dr. Abraham Denmark (Director of the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars; Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, Washington, DC; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia & Senior Vice President at the National Bureau of Asian Research. He has just published a new book on "U.S. Strategy in the Asian Century: Empowering Allies and Partners (Columbia University Press, 2020). Dr Denmark's initial remarks are entitled "Eternal Victory: China & North Korea from the Korean War to the Present"Dr Den
Dr. Sue Mi Terry (Senior Fellow & Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies, CSIS; also Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, Washington, DC; formerly senior Korea analyst at the CIA; NSC director for Korea, Japan & Oceanic affairs under both Presidents Bush and Obama; former deputy officer on the National Intelligence Council). Dr Terry's initial remarks are entitled "Assessing the North Korean Nuclear Threat: Intentions and Capabilities"
Dr. Samuel Wells (former Deputy & Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington, DC; Sam Wells has just published a new book on the Korean War: "Fearing the Worst: How Korea Transformed the Cold War" (Columbia University Press, 2019). Dr Wells' initial remarks will focus on how the Korean War transformed the Cold War
The Krasno Events Series is a series of regular lectures, talks and discussions at UNC-Chapel Hill to enhance our understanding and comprehension of global affairs, past and present.
The Krasno Events Series is part of the Krasno Global Affairs @ Business Council at UNC-CH. Both are run by Prof. Klaus Larres. For further information on Prof. Larres, see http://www.klauslarres.org
In particular in tumultuous and transitional times which have led to much unpredictability and instability, it is essential to obtain a better grasp of the driving forces, the fears and ideas as well as the personalities that shape our age.
The Krasno Global Affais & Business Council and the Krasno Events Series seek to contribute to achieving this and provide students and the general public with deeper insights into 20th and 21st century global political, social, security and economic affairs.
The Krasno Events Series consists of 3 main strands:
1. "America in World Affairs: the Cold War and Beyond" lecture series with eminent scholars and practitioners
2. "Ambassadors Forum & Distinguished Statespersons Forum" lectures and discussions with distinguished diplomats, military and politicians
3. NEW "China-US-Europe Forum" talks and discussions regarding the rise of China and its implications with experts in the field
Students, faculty, administrators and, of course, members of the general public are more than welcome to attend and participate in our events. The events are free of charge & no ticket is required. ALL WELCOME
The Krasno Events Series & the Krasno Global Affairs and Business Council are run by the Richard M Krasno Distinguished Professorship in History and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.
Our great team:
Prof. Klaus Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor; Email: "email@example.com" Maya Kapoor, Senior Program Assistant. Email: "firstname.lastname@example.org" Mary Newby, Program Assistant, Wilson Library liaison. Email: "email@example.com" Valerie Vallaza, Program Assistant, logistics Email: "firstname.lastname@example.org" Zacharias Lynch, Senior Videographer. Email: "email@example.com" Will Yoder, Videographer, video editor. Email: "firstname.lastname@example.org"