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Seminar: Everyday Lives and Economic Conditions in the DPRK
Date: 23 October 2013 

School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU cordially invites you to attend a Seminar:

Everyday Lives and Economic Conditions in the DPRK

Matthew Reichel
Pyongyang Project

23 October 2013
CPD 1.21, Centennial Campus (5PM-6PM)

Speaker’s Biography:  Matthew Reichel received his BA from Brown University in 2009 with degrees in International Relations and East Asian Studies. At Brown, Matthew served as the coordinating director for the Strait Talk Symposium and directed a two Freeman Foundation-funded socioeconomic and media research projects in China, Kyrgyzstan and Korea. After graduating in 2009, he co-founded Pyongyang Project, a Vancouver, Canada based education and capacity building organization dedicated to responsible engagement with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) and China's Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, where he currently serves as its Executive Director. Matthew has visited the DPRK over twenty-five times and has worked with multiple domestic institutions, including Kim Il Sung University, the Pyongyang Technology Services Centre, the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League, the Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, and the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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