The Centre for Australian Studies (CAS) at Yonsei University in Korea invites applications for the position of Visiting Lecturer in Australian Studies. This position is an initiative of the “Building a Teaching Base for Australian Studies in Korean Universities” which is supported by the Australia-Korea Foundation, within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
For more information, please see Word document here.
For many years the Korean Government’s Ministry of Education has run a very successful Teaching and Learning in Korea (TaLK) program that offers native English-speaking students and recent graduates the chance to stay in Korea and learn Korean in exchange for a few hours of teaching per day. The organisers are currently looking for new recruits to teach English to elementary students living in the rural areas of South Korea.
Please find a document describing the TaLK program here. Applicantions should be sent to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Canberra via regular mail during the period of 18 Sep – 30 Nov:
Embassy of the Republic of Korea
113 Empire Circuit
Yarralumla, ACT 2600
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea and Arirang TV are holding a video contest about Korea. Please download the documents below: by making a short video about your favourite Korean friend or Korean food, you can win one of many serious prizes! NB: the deadline is 7 October.
Poster in Korean (jpg); Poster in English (jpg); Overview in English (doc); Application form (doc).
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd today launched the Australia in the Asian Century South Korea Country Strategy. Consultations were held across Australia throughout April and May with business, academia, local government, youth groups, and community organisations participating in roundtables and ‘town-hall’-style public forums in each State and Territory capital. The government received over 250 submissions, over 80 of which related to South Korea. Download the strategy and view the submissions at: http://www.dfat.gov.au/issues/asian-century/. Comment on the strategy via Twitter using the hashtag #AsianCentury, and tagging @DFAT.
The 6th International Conference on Korean Studies will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile from 13 to 14 November this year (2013). The Call for Papers can be downloaded here.
The University of Auckland Korean Studies Program in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for two PhD and two Master of Arts (MA) scholarships in Korean Studies funded by the Academy for Korean Studies. Applications in all areas of Korean Studies will be considered but applicants specialising in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: Anthropology and Ethnomusicology, Korean Diaspora Studies, Political Studies. For more information, please download Word doc. here.
The Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) is pleased to announce that its 20th Biennial Conference will be held on 8-10 July 2014 at the University of Western Australia, Perth. Please check the conference website for more information. The KSAA encourages Korean studies students and scholars to take part in the conference.