Call for expressions of interest in hosting 11th KSAA biennial conference in 2019.

Dear KSAA members,

This is an invitation for anyone who is interested in hosting the next KSAA 2019 at their institution. Continue reading


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Call for Papers: 5th KSAA Postgraduate Workshop at the UWA (Perth), 19-20 November 2018

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

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KSAA Dinner at ASAA, Sydney, on 3 July

Dear Colleagues,

Many thanks to all of you who have confirmed your attendance to the KSAA Dinner on Tuesday 3 July after the subregional keynote by Professor Andrew Kim. There is no formal Sub-Regional Association meeting for KSAA as our biennial AGM takes place during the KSAA main conferences, but we will have a short informal meeting in the same room (ABS SR 2020) to update you all on current and upcoming KSAA activities before heading out for dinner. Continue reading

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Korea-Australia Relations during a Time of Transition Symposium – ANU, 15 June

Korea-Australia relations during a time of transition Symposium

Recent developments on the Korean peninsula are promising an end to a stalemate in peace negotiations between North and South. The political and economic implications for the two Koreas and their allies are enormous and they are challenging alliances. In association with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and with its generous support, the ANU Korea Institute is hosting a one-day Symposium on the future of the Korean peninsula, security in the region, and Korea-Australia relations. Featuring key analysts from Australia and Korea, it seeks to identify the pathways to success and the possible causes of failure.

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Historic summit and beyond: inter-Korea summit and strategic partnership — lunch talk by H.E. Ambassador Mr Lee Baeksoon (ANU, this Friday 11 May)

Join H.E. Mr Lee Baeksoon, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Australia, in an important discussion on the implications of the recent inter-Korea Summit.

The historic inter-Korean summit between President Moon Jae-in and Chairman Kim Jong Un on Friday, 27 April 2018 is creating a new order on the Korean peninsula and the Northeast Asia region. Continue reading

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