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2021

January

29/01/21

February

05/02/21
12/02/21
18/02/21

March

19/03/21
  • Rescuing Art History from the Nation: Late Chosŏn Korea between Europe and Edo Japan
  • Prof J.P. Park (University of Oxford)
  • By introducing evidence that testifies to the late Chosŏn public’s active interest in Japanese art, this paper will point to the neglected exchange of art and ideas between early modern Korea and Japan, and expose how age-old academic conventions and nationalisms remain firmly fixed in the study of East Asian art history.

26/03/21
  • Epistolary Revolution in Chosŏn Korea
  • Asst Prof Hwisang Cho (Emory University)
  • While discussing his book The Power of the Brush: Epistolary Practices in Chosŏn Korea (Washington 2020), Hwisang Cho will give a survey of the “epistolary revolution” that shaped Korean society from the sixteenth century to the present.

May

28/05/21