CEAS hosted a public lecture by Republic of Korea Consul General Han Dong-man at 6:00-7:30 pm on October 2. The venue will be Irvine Auditorium at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.



“A Vision of the Inter-Korea Relations and the U.S. Korea Alliance”

A Public Lecture by

Mr. Han Dong-man

Consul General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco


Co-sponsored by

The Center for East Asian Studies, Middlebury Institute of International Studies and

The Gentrain Society of Monterey Peninsula College


Irvine Auditorium, Middlebury Institute of International Studies

6:00-7:30 pm, Thursday, October 2, 2014


Mr. Han Dong-man has been serving as Consul General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco since May 2013. Consul General Han received his Bachelor’s at Yonsei University in Korea and his Master’s in International Organization Law at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris, France. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1985 and has held Secretary posts in Algeria, the United Kingdom, and Australia as well as in the Office of the President in Korea. In 2002, he served as the Director of the Security Policy Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and as Consul at the Korean Consulate General in New York. He also served as the Ministry-Counsellor at the Korean Embassy in Washington D.C. Prior to his post in San Francisco, he served as the Director-General of the International Economic Affairs Bureau of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2011 – 2013). Consul General Han received the Order of the Service Medal in 2012 and he has written four books, including The Next 10 Years of Korea, an insightful look at the future of Korea on the international stage for the next decade to come. He is married and has two sons.

Open to the Public

For inquiry, contact Prof. Tsuneo Akaha, Middlebury Institute of International Studies; (831) 647-3564.