2010s – Present

2020.03.
Inaguration of  Dr. Shin-wha Lee (Professor of the Political Science and International Relations) as the twelfth director
2017.09.
Initiation of SSK (Social Science Korea) Project Team funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (“Conflict and Coordination of Market Economy and Democracy in the Age of Inequality”)
2017.03.
Inauguration of Dr. Hong-Kyu Park (Professor of the Political Science and International Relations) as the eleventh director
2015.09.
Inauguration of Dr. Nae-Young Lee (Professor of the Political Science and International Relations) as the tenth director
2014.12.
Initiation of Research Project for Humanities and Social Sciences funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (“Dynamics of Political Resistance in Authoritarian Regime”)
2014.09.
Initiation of SSK (Social Science Korea) Project Team funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (“Political Economy of Inequality and Social Integration”)
2012.03.
Inauguration of Dr. Byung-Kon Kim (Professor of the Political Science and International Relations) as the ninth director
2011.05.
Initiation of SSK (Social Science Korea) Project Team funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (“Unequal Democracy: Comparative Study”, “Multicultural Challenges and Sustainable Democracy”)
2010.05.
– Agreement on Academic Partnership with National Chengchi University, Taiwan
– Initiation of Joint Research Project funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (“East Asian Community and Multicultural Coexistence”)
2010.03.
Renamed the Peace & Democracy Institute

2000s

2009.12.
Peace Studies Listed by the National Research Foundation of Korea
2009.11.
Initiation of Project for Supporting Social Science Research funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (“Searching for New Governance in South Korea Democracy: Institution in conjunction with Value System)
2009.06.
Winning a research contract funded by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities, and Social Sciences (“Impact of Green Energy in International Relations”)
2008.12.
Initiation of Project for Supporting Social Science Research funded by National Research Foundation of Korea (“Emergence of Neo-pastoral Society and Change in Political Participation”)
2008.03.
Inauguration of Dr. Hyeok-Bag Im (Professor of the Political Science and International Relations) as the eighth director
2007.12.
Peace Studies Listed Candidate by the Korea Research Foundation
2006.09.
Inauguration of Dr. Byung-Kook Kim (Professor of the Political Science and International Relations) as the seven director
2002.09.
Inauguration of Dr. Sung-Hak Kang (Professor of the Political Science and International Relations) as the sixth director
2002.07.
Initiation of Project for Supporting Basic Arts and Sciences funded by the Korea Research Foundation (3 years)
2002.06.
Initiation of Project for Supporting Core Institute funded by the Korea Research Foundation (6 years)

1990s

1998.10.
A student debate on “Investigation of Consciousness on the Future of Sino-Korean Relations”
1998.09.
– Inauguration of Dr. Jeong-Nam Jo (Professor of Political Science and International Relations) as the fifth director
– Making CD-Rom of PDI publications
1995.07.
Inauguration of Dr. Jin-Young Seo (Professor of Political Science and International Relations) as the fourth director
1993.03.
Inauguration of Dr. Seung-Jo Han (Professor of Political Science and International Relations) as the third director
1991.03.
Inauguration of Dr. Sang-Yong Choi (Professor of Political Science and International Relations) as the second director
1990.08.
Agreement on Academic Partnership with Institute of Developing Economies, Japan

1980s

1988.11.
The 1st Academic Conference (“Korean Philosophy of Peace and Condition and Approach for Peace in the Korean Peninsula”)
1988.10.
Agreement on Academic Partnership with Peking University, Yanbian University, and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
1988.09.
Agreement on Academic Partnership with Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute for US and Canadian Studies
1988.03.
Establishment of the Peace Institute and inauguration of Dr. Ho-Jae Lee (Professor of Political Science and International Relations) as the first director