The Asian Studies Association invites you to a forum to discuss the future of Asian Studies in Australian universities. Continue reading
Category Archives: Seminars & workshops
UWA’s Korea Research Centre is organising a Postgraduate eWorkshop designed to provide a forum for those enrolled in a research degree course such as PhD, MPhil or MRes in Korean Studies to present their research, and receive feedback and mentoring from established international scholars in the field of Korean Studies. Continue reading
Call for Papers: 2021 Korea Research Collaboratory: Emotions — Attachment and connection in Korea’s past and present (Korea Research Centre at UWA).
Terms such as han (한), jeong (정) and perceived practices such as injeong juui (인정주의), yeon-go juui (연고주의) and inmaek (인맥) have been claimed (by some) as distinctly Korean experiences of attachment and connection that have created a dynamic sense of self that is relational, interdependent, and interconnected. Most often these terms have been studied in psychological, therapeutic, pastoral and sociological contexts. With this collaboratory, we wish to broaden the analysis of such concepts and their lived experiences to analysis within the arts, literature, media, historical and contemporary social practice, by focussing particularly on their expressive forms.
The Korean Studies Association of Australasia (KSAA) invites proposals for the Fifth Biennial Postgraduate Workshop on Korean Studies, to be held on November 19th-21st, 2018 at the University of Western Australia, Perth. Continue reading
Unravelling the Inter-Korean Summit
After a year of escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in have scheduled an inter-Korea summit meeting for April 27. This will be the first summit between the two Koreas since 2007. It signifies a major step forward in the inter-Korean rapprochement process that began with their joint-participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. Continue reading