The Call for Papers for the 11th KSAA biennial conference, which will take place from 4 to 9 December 2019, in Perth (UWA) can be downloaded here.
Dear KSAA members and colleagues,
On behalf of KSAA, I am pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 Korea Foundation postgraduate and postdoctoral scholarships in Australasia are now open. Application instructions for the graduate scholarships can be found here; those for the postdoc scholarships can be found here, Applications should be lodged before the deadline via the Foundation’s portal: https://apply.kf.or.kr. Please forward this website to any prospective graduate students or recent PhD graduates you think might be interested in applying. For best possible chance of success, please refer carefully to the attached announcements regarding the eligibility and selection criteria. Continue reading
Dear KSAA members,
The executive committee members of the Korean Studies Association of Australasia (KSAA) express their solidarity with and support for the Sydney University academics recently singled out in the Daily Telegraph article ‘Degrees of Hilarity’, which seeks to undermine the value of teaching diversity as part of University curriculum. Continue reading
In association with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and with its generous support, on 15 June, the ANU Korea Institute hosted a one-day Symposium on the future of the Korean peninsula, security in the region, and Korea-Australia relations. Recent developments on the Korean peninsula are promising an end to a stalemate in peace negotiations between North and South. But the political and economic implications for the two Koreas and their allies are enormous and they are challenging alliances. Continue reading