SOAS University of London

Centre of Korean Studies

Crime and Punishment in Chos┼Ćn Korea

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED

Date: 27 September 2013Time: 10:00 AM

Finishes: 27 September 2013Time: 5:30 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 116

Type of Event: Workshop

Programme
Time/DateDescription
10.00-10.15Coffee and Gathering
10.15

Welcome Remarks

  • Charlotte Horlyck, Chair of the Centre of Korean Studies
  • Jaehoon Yeon, Head of Korean Section/Project Leader of the SOAS-AKS Overseas Leading University Programme for Korean Studies
10.30-12.00

Session 1

  • Anders Karlsson, Introduction: Studying the Legal History of Chosŏn Korea
  • Kim Ho, The Justice of Punishment: Tasan Chŏng Yagyong’s Criticism of Ming and Qing Period Judicial Precedents
  • Han Sanggwon, The Character and Operation of ‘Public Crime’ (kongjoe公罪) in the Chosŏn Period (In Korean, an English-language abstract will be provided)
12.00-13.30Lunch Break
13.30-15.00

Session 2

  • Sim Jaewoo, Neung’ji Cheo’cham (凌遲處斬): The Most Extreme Death Penalty in Chosŏn Korea
  • Kim Jisoo, A Double-Edged Sword: Judicial Torture as a Tool of Both Punishment and Oppression in Late Chosŏn Korea
  • Pierre-Emmanuel Roux, Beyond Hagiography: The Punishment of Catholics in Nineteenth Century Chosŏn Korea

 

15.00-15.30Coffee
15.30-16.30

Session 3 

  • Anders Karlsson, Virtuous or Vile? Ideology and Gender in Chosŏn-Period Punishment
  • Andrew Jackson, ‘The Barbarians are Close!’ The 1728 Musin Rebellion and the Post-Rebellion Legal Morass
16.30-17.30Concluding Discussions

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