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Monash Uni’s Second Biennial Melbourne Metropolitan Korean Studies Meeting

Melbourne KS posterMonash University Korean Studies presents – Second Biennial Melbourne Metropolitan Korean Studies Meeting, 10:30 AM ~ 5:00 PM (AET), Online via ZOOM. Continue reading

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NLA move a threat to Korean studies

The NLA is preparing to abolish its 2016 curatorial mission in favour of one that is more directly focused on Australia and the Pacific and singles out China and (in a more limited capacity) Indonesia for continued curatorial support. While the move is presumably aimed at managing the negative pressure from its ever-dwindling funds, the NLA’s senior management has more or less sidelined the academic community in its drastic move. Continue reading

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KSAA strongly endorses statement adopted by the councils of AKSE and EAJS against COVID-19-related racism

The important statement below was adopted by the councils of AKSE and EAJS (European Association for Japanese Studies), and is strongly endorsed by the KSAA. For the original post, dated 25 May 2020, please click here.

Since the start of the COVID19 pandemic, Europe has witnessed a growing number of incidences of anti-Asian violence. East Asians are being physically assaulted on European streets, yelled at, subjected to verbal attacks and to a variety of discriminatory treatments including abrupt cancellation of rental contracts and denial of essential services, medical treatment included. Continue reading

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APSA Annual Conference 2020 Call for Abstracts

The Organising Committee in conjunction with the Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) are pleased to invite abstract submissions for the APSA Annual Conference 2020, which will be held at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia from the 21st to 23rd September 2020 (PhD workshop to be held on 20th September 2020). Continue reading

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CFP: Globalising Men’s Style conference welcomes papers related to Korea

The London College of Fashion Masculinities Research Hub are delighted to announce their forthcoming conference Globalising Men’s Style. Over the past two decades men’s style, fashion and grooming have enjoyed an accelerated expansion. At the same time, the hegemony of Western fashion capitals has been challenged by innovative menswear practices, street style, and high-end design emanating out of new centres of creative practice. Continue reading

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