BAKS Bursaries 2014–2015 announced

The British Association for Korean Studies administers two bursaries for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The deadline for both schemes this year is April 8th, 2014. 1) British Korean Society Post-Graduate Bursary Download details and form here. The British Korean Society, through the Bursary Committee of the British Association for Korean Studies, is offering four £1000 bursaries on a competitive basis to post-graduate… Read more →

New issue of BAKS Papers published

Volume 15 of our journal BAKS Papers is now available to buy from this website. Please click the link below to purchase. BAKS Papers volume 15 (2013) Buy BAKS Papers 15 ‘The Korean Peninsula in 2032′ Contents: Editorial Introduction, ‘The Korean Peninsula in 2032′ Hyun-Gwi Park, ‘The ‘Multicultural Family’ and the Politics of Selective Inclusion in South Korea’ Glen David… Read more →

CFP: Korean Cinema in a Transnational Context – Chinese-Korean Connections and Beyond

When not researched as national cinema, Korean cinema has been most often studied as South Korean cinema’s relation to former colonialist and contemporary rival Japan or the big Other of Hollywood. But Korean Cinema in a Transnational Context is multiple and rhizomatic. It is both North and South Korean, and its connections move in many other less-explored directions. In this… Read more →

PhD and MA Scholarships for Korean Studies at the University of Auckland

The University of Auckland Korean Studies Program in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for two PhD and two Master of Arts (MA) scholarships in Korean Studies funded by the Academy for Korean Studies. Applications in all areas of Korean Studies will be considered but applicants specialising in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: Anthropology and Ethnomusicology, Korean… Read more →

JEAS Conference 2013 – schedule now available

The Joint East Asian Studies Conference is organised by the British Association for Korean Studies along with the British Association for Chinese Studies and the British Association for Japanese Studies. This year it will be held at the University of Nottingham, 5-7 September. The draft schedule for conference presentations has now been published on the conference website and can be… Read more →

BAKS Bursaries 2013–2014

The British Association for Korean Studies administers a number of bursaries for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The deadline for all three schemes is Monday April 8th, 2013. 1) British Korean Society Post-Graduate Bursary Download details and form here. The British Korean Society, through the Bursary Committee of the British Association for Korean Studies, is offering two £1000 bursaries on a competitive basis… Read more →

CFP: Joint East Asian Studies Conference

JOINT CONFERENCE of The International Forum for Contemporary Chinese Studies and Joint East Asian Studies Conference Committee, UK (representing the British Associations for Chinese, Japanese and Korean Studies) University of Nottingham 5 – 7 September, 2013 EAST ASIAN SOCIETIES IN TRANSITION: CHALLENGES AND CONNECTIONS Plenary Speakers: · Prof Frank Pieke (Leiden University) · Prof Heonik Kwon (Senior Research Fellow, Trinity… Read more →

British Association for Korean Studies Annual Symposium 2012

Korea’s Place in the World: Now and Twenty Years Hence Date: 17 November 2012 Time: 9:30am – 5:30pm Venue: SOAS, University of London, room G3 What is the future for the Korean peninsula, north and south, in the world of 2032? What are some major drivers of change that will create the Korea of 2032? What are possible scenarios for urbanisation and Korean cities?… Read more →