Centre of Korean Studies Events
The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.
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- Piketty in Hell Joseon: Inequality, Polarization and Social Contention in a Neo-liberal Age
Dr Youngmi Kim (University of Edinburgh)
Drawing on Piketty’s insights into the origins of inequality in capitalist societies, the paper examines issues of income and wealth polarisation and dynamics of contention in early 21st century South Korea.
- Kingdom of Pines: State Forestry and the Making of Korea, 1392-1910
John Lee (Manchester)
An exploration of the longest state forestry system in world history, that of Korea’s Chosŏn dynasty, and its fundamental role in the making of state, society, and ecology on the Korean peninsula.
- Is digital feminism as public feminism in South Korea?
Dr JongMi Kim (Coventry University)
- UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Context of Korean Peninsula
Dr Sojin Lim (University of Central Lancashire)
Sustainable development and Korean Peninsula
- Dynamic Texts as Hotbed for Transmedia Storytelling: A Case Study on the Story Universe of The Journey to the West
Barbara Wall (University of Copenhagen)
Transmedia storytelling is often promoted as the future of storytelling.