The Fletcher School's Global Issues Seminar Series

The Fletcher School's Global Issues Seminar Series

This series provides a stimulating environment for local high school history teachers to listen to lectures on and participate in discussions of contemporary world issues as well as historical ones.

2013-14 Seminar Series: "North Korea"

The current year’s program focus is on “North Korea” 

  • Saturday, April 5, 2014 (9:00 am - 2:30 pm)

    Sung-Yoon Lee, The Fletcher School, "Five Myths about North Korea"

    Jim Walsh, MIT, “North Korea Past and Future: The Origins of the North’s Foreign Policy and the Dangers Going Forward”

Afternoon Session


There is no charge for this conference which includes a complimentary lunch and certificate of attendance for five hours of PDPs. Note: Multiple seminars or conferences on similar topics may be combined to meet the new PDP requirements from the Massachusetts Department of Education.

Registration opens March 17th.    Registration is ONLY via our website (NOTE: Each person must register individually.)   PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS AS WE WILL BE SENDING ATTENDANCE CONFIRMATION OUT ONLY BY EMAIL

Seminar is limited to 60 participants. Applications will be reviewed in the order of receipt, and some consideration will be given to first-time applicants. You will receive confirmation of acceptance and a schedule about two weeks before the conference.

Please remember that we often have a waiting list for these seminars. Hence, if you have been accepted, but find you are unable to come, PLEASE LET US KNOW a week in advance (or ASAP) so that we can invite someone off the waiting list. “No shows,” without previous notification, will be given a lower priority for future seminars.