Korea and the Han Commanderies

August 21-22, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CGIS South Building, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Concourse level
Harvard University, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA USA

Workshop Schedule 1 (Thursday, August 21)
9:00-9:30 Opening Remarks
Mark Byington
9:30-10:15 Panel 1: Old Choson: History and Archaeology
Song Ho-Jung (Professor, Department of History Education, Korea National University of Education)
10:15-10:45 Discussion
11:00-11:45 Panel 2: History of Lelang
Kwon Oh Jung (Professor, Department of History, Yeungnam University)
11:45-12:15 Discussion
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 Panel 3: The Culture of Lelang
Jung In-Seung (Professor, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Yeungnam University)
2:15-3:00 Discussion
3:00-3:45 Panel 4: Xuantu and KoguryƏ
Lee Seongje (Academic Researcher, Northeast Asian History Foundation)
3:45-4:15 Discussion
4:15-5:00 Group Discussion
Workshop Schedule 2 (Friday, August 22)
9:00-9:15 Introduction to Day Two
Mark Byington
9:15-10:00 Panel 5: The Governing Authority of Lelang
Oh Young Chan (Academic Researcher, Gyeongju National Museum)
10:00-10:45 Discussion
10:45-11:30 Panel 6: Relations with Samhan and Wa during the Daifang Period
Lee Sungsi (Professor, Department of Asian History, Waseda University)
11:30-12:15 Discussion
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 Panel 7: The Fall of Lelang and Daifang
Yeo Hokyu (Professor, Department of History, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
2:15-3:00 Discussion
3:00-3:45 Panel 8: Comparing Peninsular and Insular Commanderies
Kim Byung Joon (Professor, Department of History, Hallym University)
3:45-4:15 Discussion
4:15-5:00 Group Discussion


Workshop organized by the Early Korea Project at Harvard University, with support provided by the Northeast Asian History Foundation (Seoul), the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the Asia Center at Harvard.

For further information, please contact Mark Byington.