SOAS University of London

Japan & Korea Section, Department of East Asian Languages & Culture

Wonwoong Jeong

BA(Grinnell) MA(Columbia) MSc(LSE)
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Wonwoong Jeong
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Thesis title:
The dissolution of a Cold-War alignment: Korea-Japan relations, 1969-1979
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PhD Research

My thesis explores Korean-Japanese relations during the 1970s. It focuses on the process in which the two countries diplomatically conflicted in relation to the emergence of the detente in East Asia and its disappearance at the end of the decade.


Modern East Asia, East Asian International Relations, Cold War, Korea-Japan relations, radicalism, naval/maritime history