Rethinking the History of Okinawa-Korea Relations: Consecutive Occupation and Control through the ‘Fear of Rape’ by Japanese and US Militaries

One Asia Talk Series (sponsored by One Asia Foundation)

한국과 오키나와 관계사의 재고찰: ‘강간공포 미일군사화의 연속성을 중심으로 (Rethinking the History of Okinawa-Korea Relations: Consecutive Occupation and Control through the ‘Fear of Rape’ by Japanese and US Militaries)

Speaker: Dr. Yunshin Hong (Hitotsubashi University)

  • Open to the public. All are welcome.
  • Language: Korean (Presentation), English (PPT Slides), Japanese (Q&A)
  • RSVP required (by June 6) to: mitol8274@gmail.com (Jinsung Kim)

Presentation 1: “군사화와 ‘강간공포’: 제2차 세계대전 오키나와인의 기억 속의 ‘위안소’ (Militarization and the ‘Fear of Rape’: ‘Comfort Stations’ as Remembered by Okinawans during World War II)”

Presentation 2: “기억의 공간화로 보는 오키나와의 역사의식: 오키나와 ‘위안소’ 지도와 ‘위안부’ 비석 (Historical Awareness in Okinawa as Seen in the Spatialization of Wartime Memories: The ‘Comfort Station’ Map and the Memorization of ‘Comfort Women’)”

Military airfield sites and comfort stations in Okinawa