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“Climate change and the future of East Asia” John Feffer and Emanuel Pastreich (October 30, 2014)

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“Climate change and the future of East Asia:

First steps towards a new civilization”

John Feffer

Director

Foreign Policy in Focus (Asia Institute senior associate)

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Emanuel Pastreich

Associate Professor

Kyung Hee University (Director, the Asia Institute)

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Date: Thursday October 30, 2014

Time 6:30-8:00 PM

Climate change, taking the form of spreading deserts, yellow dust, rising oceans and changing local biospheres, poses a tremendous challenge to Northeast Asia. Two figures central in the debate about the long-term response to this challenge will lead this open discussion in English for members of the Seoul community. The talk will address the fundamental shifts in our habits and culture demanded by this crisis.

The specific issues of climate change and human civilization in East Asia will be at the center of this discussion.

Location:

World Culture Open Korea

월드컬처오픈코리아

서울특별시 중구 순화동 2-6 N빌딩 1층 오렌지컨테이너

02-6958-8870

http://www.worldcultureopen.org/ko

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