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EASG Seminar with Dr. June Park
Microsoft Teams

Dr. June Park is a 2021-22 Fung Global Fellow of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies at Princeton University. In this seminar, Dr. Park discusses work related to her upcoming book DIGITAL TRADE WARS & CURRENCY CONFLICT: China, South Korea and Japan’s Responses to U.S. Protectionism since COVID-19. Using a framework of institutional variance, it investigates why the three countries have not acted the same upon encountering US protectionism pre- and post-COVID-19 and offers a mechanism for predicting policy moves. The seminar specifically focuses on how supply chains have been employed in competition between the US and China, and more locally between Japan and South Korea.

This event will be relevant to colleagues interested in the Asia-Pacific; regions and regionalisation; and international political economy. It is part of the East Asia Study Group (EASG) Seminar Series.

For further information and a Teams invite, please contact the EASG at; or visit our website at:

Seminar Title: The Weaponisation of Supply Chains in the Contactless Economy under COVID-19: The Role of the US-China Race for Supremacy in AI in the Japan-South Korea Chip War
Date: 2nd December 2021
Time: 09:00-10:00
Platform: Microsoft Teams