Tuesday, April 21, 2009

India-Korea Roundtable II

Centre for East Asian Studies

School of International Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Cordially invites you

India-Korea Roundtable II

“India-Korea Economic Cooperation in the Midst of Global Slowdown”

Time: 9.30 A.M.-5.00 P.M.

Date: 24 April 2009

Venue: Committee Room # 001

School of International Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi


09.30-09.40 a.m.: Welcome speech by Prof. Srikanth Kondapalli, Chairperson, CEAS/SIS

09.40-09.50 a.m.: Opening remark by Prof. Y.K. Tyagi, Dean, SIS, JNU

09.50-10.00 a.m.: Inaugural address by Minister Han Kwang-sup, Korean Embassy in India

10.00-10.15 a.m.: Keynote speech by Shri Shashank, Former Foreign Secretary, Government of India

10.15-10.30 a.m. Coffee/Tea Break

1O.30-12.15 p.m. Session–I: India-Korea Business Cooperation

Chair: Shri Shashank, Former Foreign Secretary

  1. Mr. Park Minjoon, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), New Delhi. “Case Study for Korea-Indian Business Collaboration”.
  2. Mr. Kim Taeshik, Director, Korea Tourism Organization, New Delhi. “Tourism Exchange between India and Korea.
  3. Dr. Srabani Roy Choudhury, Associate Professor, CEAS/SIS. “Comparative Study of Business Culture between India and Korea”.


12.15-1.45 p.m. Luncheon @ SIS

1.45-3.15 p.m. Session–II: Global Financial Downturn: Impact on Bilateral Cooperation

Chair: Dr. Gurbachan Singh, Associate Professor, JNU

  1. Dr. Jitendra Uttam, Korean Studies, CEAS/JNU. “India-Korea Economic Cooperation in the Era of Global Slowdown”.
  2. Dr. Oh Hwaseok, Visiting Faculty, JNU. “Two Currency Crises: India and Korea”.
  3. Dr. Amita Batra, Associate Professor, JNU. “Global Financial Downturn: Comparative Experience of India and Korea”.


3.15-3.30 p.m. Coffee/Tea Break

3.30-5.00 p.m. Session–III: Techno-Economic Cooperation between India and Korea

Chair: K. Santhanam, Former Director IDSA.

  1. Mr. Lee Daewoo, POSCO Research Institute (POSRI), New Delhi. “Technology Cooperation between Korea and India.
  2. Dr. Aradhana Agarwal, Reader, Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi. “Building Technological Capability for Industrialization: A Comparative Analysis of the Indian and Korean Experiences”.
  3. Dr. Madhav Govind, Assistant Professor, Centre for Science Policy, JNU. “National Innovation Systems in India and Korea”.


7.00 - 8.00 p.m. Dinner @ JNU New Cafeteria

Concluding Remarks: Dr. Jitendra Uttam, Korean Studies, CEAS/JNU

Vote of Thanks: Dr. Oh Hwaseok, Visiting Faculty, Korean Studies, CEAS/JNU

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