Lectures & Events

We have been organizing lectures and events since 2010 in order to educate and empower community members in the pursuit of becoming conscious and socially-engaged citizens of the world. See below for upcoming lectures and events, and scroll down to browse our Activities Archive.

ISC ACTIVITY ARCHIVE

• 2018 DMZ Tour
• 2018 Yongsan Base Tour
• 2017 Korean Peninsula Under Trump Lecture
• 2017 Feminist Study Group
• 2017 Feminist Lecture
• Jun. 27, 2016 A Night With the Venezuelan Ministry of People’s Power of External Trade and International Investment and Vice-Minister of People’s Power for Industry
• Jun. 25, 2016 “Reflections on the Sewol Ferry Tragedy and International Solidarity Forum for Peace and Democracy in Asia” International Forum
• Jun. 18-19, 2016 Open Lecture Series: Nonsan Summer Farming Exposure Trip
• Jun. 15, 2016 Tea Sale Fundraiser for Sewol Friends of Asia
• Jun. 14, 2016 2nd Education for Sewol Friends of Asia
• Jun. 7, 2016 1st Education for Sewol Friends of Asia
• May 25, 2016 Orientation for Sewol Friends of Asia
• May 22, 2016 Open Lecture series: Visit to Gwangju for the 36 Year Anniversary of the • • May 18 Democratic Uprising
• May 21, 2016 Participated in International Day Against Monsanto
• Apr. 15-16, 2016 Open Lecture Series: 2nd Year Memorial on the Sewol Tragedy “A Bus of Remembering and Waiting”
• Mar. 23, 2016 Bolivian Embassy: Day of the Sea
• Mar. 12, 2016 Open Lecture Series: Professor Han Hong Gu on Korea-Japan Relations and the Sexual Slaves of the Japanese Imperial Military
• Mar. 10, 2016 Discussion on the 1 year since the US executive order against Venezuela
• Mar. 7, 2016 Venezuela Embassy: 3rd Year Memorial for President Hugo Chavez
• Feb. 20-21, 2016 National March. for the Swift Recovery of Farmer Baek Nam Ki
• Feb. 18, 2016 Latin America Research Group: Meeting with Bolivia’s embassy
• Jan. 29, 2016 Participated in discussion for Climate Justice Alliance
• Jan. 24, 2016 6th Year of the Founding of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and Alacita Event
• Dec. 19, 2015 Report Back from the Venezuela Delegation and International Observers / ISC End of the Year Party
• Dec. 1-7, 2015 Sent international observers for Venezuela’s general election
• Nov. 17 – Dec. 2, 2015 Venezuela delegation trip
• Nov. 16, 2015 2nd Education for Venezuela delegation
• Nov. 5, 2015 Latin American Research Group: Report Back on Bolivia’s World People’s Forum
• Nov. 4, 2015 Attended Meeting on Joint Response to COP 21
• Oct. 30, 2015 Attended 21st Century Socialism Forum at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
• Oct. 19, 2015 1st Education for Venezuela delegation
• Sep. 17-18, 2015 Open Lecture Series: Gyungsan Cobalt Mine Visit
• Sep. 7-16, 2015 World People’s Forum on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth in Cochabamba
• Sep. 23, 2015 Latin American Research Group: The Impact of Diplomatic Relations Between Cuba and the US on South Korea
• Sep. 10, 2015 Bolivian Embassy Event: Celebrating 50 Years of Diplomatic Relations Between South Korea and Bolivia
• Sep. 5-6, 2015 Open Lecture Series: Sangju Farming Exposure Trip
• Aug. 15, 2015 Open Lecture Series: Lecture on the state of Northeast Asia by Special Writer Nam Mun Hee
• Aug. 6, 2015 Bolivian Embassy Event: Bolivian Independence Day event
• Jul. 29, 2015 Opening the Hugo Chavez Library at the Venezuelan Embassy
• Jul. 19, 2015 Open Lecture Series: Cheolwon Reunification trip
• Jul. 18, 2015 Meeting of all Mullae Garden plot members
• Jul. 7, 2015 Met with Venezuela’s Vice-Minister of Education
• Jul. 6, 2015 Venezuela’s Independence Anniversary Event
• Jun. 28, 2015 Mullae Garden Plot Group: Planted seedlings and applied organic fertilizer
• Jun. 25, 2015 Latin America Research Group: Latin America’s social movements  and political party (part II)
• Jun. 23, 2015 Attended event by the Venezuelan Embassy
• Jun. 18, 2015 Mullae Garden Plot Group: Dinner and presentation by president of the Urban Agriculture Network
• May 31, 2015 Mullae Garden Plot Group: Made mulch and organic fertilizer
• May 26, 2015 Latin America Research Group: Latin America’s social movements  and political party (part I)
• May 16, 2015 Open Lecture Series: Worker Managed Woojin Transport Co.
• May 7, 2015 Mullae Garden Plot Group: Planted seedlings
• Apr. 24, 2015 Mullae Garden Plot Group: Planted indigenous seeds
• Apr. 20, 2015 Latin America Research Group: The future of Venezuela’s 21st century Socialism in comparison to Socialism in the Soviet Union
• Apr. 16, 2015 Conclusion of the month long photo campaign in solidarity with the victims of the Sewol Tragedy
• Apr. 15-16, 2015 Young People’s Project: Visit to Haenam small village
• Apr. 11, 2015 (1st) Open Lecture Series: Meeting with the bereaved families of the Sewol Tragedy
• Mar. 31, 2015 Venezuela Embassy: Global petition campaign: “Obama, Venezuela is not a threat to the United States.”
• Mar. 31, 2015 Minkahyup 30 year general assembly
• Mar. 6, 2015 Venezuela Embassy: Commemoration and forum on the 2nd year memorial of President Chavez
• Feb. 17, 2015 Venezuela Embassy: Joint press conference denouncing the opposition parties attempts at a coup d’etat supported by the US
• Jan. 14, 2015 Bolivia Embassy: 5th year commemoration of the founding of the Plurinational State of Bolivia by the Bolivian Embassy
• Jan. 15, 2015 Ecuador Embassy: “Ecuador, a new paradigm for development”
• Dec. 13-14, 2014 KHEP: Migrants
• Nov. 15-16, 2014 KHEP: Workers
• Nov. 6-9, 2014 Coordinated the International Gathering for the Local Food National Conference in Yangpyeong
• Nov. 5, 2014 Organized 2nd Meeting between the Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and South Korea’s civil society organizations
• KHEP: Agriculture
• Oct. 11-12, 2014 Venezuela Delegation 1: Chuncheon visit
• Oct. 3, 2014 Interviewed Park Gyeong Suk, President of Solidarity Against Disability Discrimination
• Sep. 26, 2014 Organized 1st Meeting between the Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and South Korea’s civil society organizations
• Aug. 27, 2014 Published Korean edition for Latin America and 21st Century Socialism
• Aug. 13, 2014 1 day joint hunger strike for the Sewol Tragedy by the ISC
• Aug. 5, 2014 1 person protest against Israel’s violence against Palestinians
• Jul. 29, 2014 Interviewed Samsung Electronics Service Workers Union Kim Sunyoung / Latin America Research meeting – Book ‘The Venezuela Experiment’
• Jul. 6, 2014 Venezuela Delegation 1: Incheon visit
• Jun. 25, 2014 Latin American Research Group: Latin America and 21st Century Socialism
• Jun. 14-15, 2014 KHEP: Meeting with long-term political prisoner of conscience Kwon Nak-gi  and participated in the 6.15 Declaration celebrations
• May 14-15, 2014 KHEP: Gwangju visit for May 18
• Ap. 29, 2014 Latin America Research Group: Achievements of the 14 years since Chavez took power and Venezuela in 2014 (co-hosted with the Venezuelan Embassy)
• KHEP: meeting with historical woman figures of Korea’s labor movement and visit to Jeon Tae Il’s statue
• Ap. 12-13, 2014 Venezuela Delegation 1: Wonju visit
• Mar. 11, 2014 Venezuela Delegation 1: Report back
• Mar. 8, 2014 Korean History, Economy, and Politics (KHEP): 70s Women Workers play with English subtitles by the ISC
• Mar. 6, 2014 Venezuela Embassy: Joint press conference to denounce the violation of human rights on layover in Canada of the delegation to Venezuela and testify about the reality of Venezuela
• Feb. 15-28, 2014 Venezuela Delegation 1: trip to Venezuela
• Feb. 8, 2014 Venezuelan Embassy: 1st memorial event for the 1 year memorial of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
• Jan. 29, 2014 Interviewed struggling cleaning workers of Chung-Ang University
• Jan. 25-26, 2014 Venezuela Delegation 1: Workshop
• Jan. 5, 2014 Interviewed Railroad Workers Union Chief Vice-Chairman Park Tae Man at Jeogye Temple
• Dec. 3, 2013 Venezuela Delegation 1: First preparatory meeting at the Venezuela Embassy Residency
• Nov. 22-24, 2013 Held the Korean Politics, Economy, and Culture Weekend
• Nov. 9, 2013 Media Team: Interview of JEI union members Oh Soo Young and Yeo Min Hee and Catholic mass for laid off workers
• Oct. 24-27, 2013 Coordinated the International Local Food Forum
• Oct. 5-6, 2013 Media Team: Farming Exposure Trip to Chuncheon
• Aug. 15, 2013 8.15 Rallies
• Apr. 26, 2013 Peace Symposium
• Jun. 4-6, 2013 Media Team: Grand March for Peace
• May 17-18, 2013 Media Team: Gwangju visit for May 18
• Dec. 27, 2012 Venezuela Embassy: Solidarity night for the 200th year celebration of the Cartagena Declaration
• Nov. 24, 2012 Venezuela trip: Research trip report back
• Oct. 4 – 22, 2012 Venezuela trip: Research trip to Venezuela
• Aug. 5-Sep. 22, 2012 Venezuela trip: Research meeting
• Jul. 17-18, 2012 International FTA/TPP strategy meeting
• Jun. 16, 2012 Media Team: South-North reunification workshop
• May 23, 2012 ISC is registered as an non-profit organization
• May 19-20, 2012 Media Team: Gwangju visit for May 18
• May 12, 2012 Media Team: “Our Sister’s Garden and the KORUS FTA” (written by Ben and Kellyn) is published in Hankyoreh English Edition
• May 10 – Aug. 25, 2012 Preparation and discussion of FTA/TPP education materials
• Apr. 7, 2012 Media Team: Interview with workers from JEI struggle
• Mar. 17, 2012 Media Team: Half-price tuition workshop
• Feb. 11, 2012 Media Team: FTA workshop and protest
• Feb. 7, 2012 Media Team: WTO workshop and visit to Sister’s Garden Plot
• Jan. 27-19, 2012 ISC English camp for middle and high school students
• Jan. 14, 2012 Media Team: Orientation
• Nov. 13 – May 25, 2012 5th Policy Research Meetings: Playbook for Progressives
• Oct. 5-10, 2011 Coordinated Community Lectures on Urban Agriculture by Professor Fernandez (Cuba)
• Oct. 3-6, 2011 Hosted Reciprocity’s Dianne James Visit to Korea from Australia
• Sep. 3-4, 2011 Gangjeong Village struggle in Jeju Island
• Jul. 7 – Aug. 28, 2011 4th Policy Research Meetings: Food Sovereignty for People
• May 22 – Jun. 19, 2011 3rd Policy Research Meetings: 21st Century Socialism
• May 14 – 18, 2011 Gwangju Commemoration Visit
• Jan. 16 – May 1, 2012 2nd Policy Research Meetings: Ecological Revolution
• Jul. 4 – Nov. 28, 2010 1st Policy Research Meetings: Climate Change
• Jul. 1, 2010 Founding