On December 06, 2019, SNU GSIS invited Professor Kim Seonhyeok from Korea University to give a lecture on civil societies in Korea, Japan and China. Prof. Kim’s main research areas include democracy, civil society, social movement, comparative policy and so on. This lecture was sponsored by CAMPUS Asia, and not only the students from this program, but also students from GSIS came to the class to have a lecture and learn more about East Asian civil societies. The lecture began with the definition of “civil society,” how other countries interpreted it, how civil society works, and how it is organized and operated. In particular, professor introduces the process of making civil society with different political, economic and cultural diversity through comparative analysis.