Bill Skillend Prize 2019

The British Association of Korean Studies is extremely pleased to announce the Bill Skillend Prize 2019. This prize is awarded in commemoration of the late Professor Bill Skillend to an undergraduate student submitting an outstanding dissertation on a Korea-related topic. Professor Bill Skillend was a pioneer in the study of Korean language and literature and responsible for the introduction of… Read more →

Book Launch: Korea’s Premier Collection of Classical Literature: Selections from So Kojong’s Tongmunson

Korea’s Premier Collection of Classical Literature: Selections from So Kojong’s Tongmunson translated, annotated, and with an introduction by Dr. Xin Wei and Dr. James B. Lewis What: A book launch to mark the publication of the first English-language study of Korea’s most important literary collection; see the attachment for a fuller description Where: Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford (tel: +44… Read more →

Sungkyunkwan University: TENURE TRACK in “Korean Language and Literature”

The Department of Korean Language and Literature in Sungkyunkwan University invites applicants for a TENURE TRACK position in All fields of “Korean Language and Literature” to start in September 1, 2019. □ Application Period : 5 April 2019- 18 April 2019 □ Guidelines for Faculty Recruitment Qualified candidates should register their applications in S.K.K.U Pool System. □ e-mail : fainsa@skku.edu… Read more →

The UCLan Asia Pacific Institutes Scholarship for the MA in Asia Pacific Studies or MA in North Korean Studies

The Asia Pacific Institutes in the School of Language & Global Studies is looking for talented students who are interested in our MA courses in Asia Pacific Studies or North Korean Studies. The successful applicant will receive a full tuition fee waiver. This opportunity is open to anyone already holding a good BA (Hons) or graduating no later than July 2019… Read more →

SoKEN 2019 Call for Papers for Workshop–University of Central Lancashire, UK

SoKEN 2019 Call for Papers for Workshop Korea at the Crossroads: Economic Development, Political Dynamics, and Social Changes in the Contemporary Korean Peninsula University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 1-2 November 2019 SoKEN annual workshop in 2019 will be held at University of Central Lancashire, which celebrates its 5th anniversary of the International Institute of Korean Studies (IKSU). The workshop will… Read more →

Associate Professor in International Relations–Australian National University

The Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at ANU is advertising for an Associate Professor in International Relations with expertise in Korea. For further information and instructions please follow the links below. The contact for this position is Matthew Davies. Please share widely. Classification: Academic Level D Salary package: $141,416 AUD – $150,324 AUD per annum, plus 17% superannuation Terms:… Read more →

Postdoctoral fellowship in Japan’s and/or Korea’s contemporary society, Lund University

Applications are now open for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Japan’s and/or Korea’s contemporary society at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University. Starting date 15 August 2019 or as per agreement. The person employed is expected to work independently but should also cooperate with other researchers within the subject. The postdoctoral fellow should participate in and… Read more →

11th meeting of NAJAKS (Nordic Association for Japanese and Korean Studies), Helsinki, Finland, 28-29 May 2020

The 11th meeting of NAJAKS (Nordic Association for Japanese and Korean Studies) will be held at the University of Helsinki, Finland on 28-29 May 2020. We welcome abstracts for papers on any aspect of Japanese and Korean Studies including, but not limited to;     -History     -Philosophy, History of Thought, and Religion     -Political Science and International Relations     -Sociology… Read more →

2019 Korea Foundation Fellowship For Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Research in European Region

Program Outline – KF Fellowship for Graduate Studies(GS) program is aimed to foster a new generation of Korean Studies scholars by providing scholarship support to students who are currently enrolled in an MA or PhD program in Korean Studies. – KF Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research is designed to support the full-time research of rising scholars who have recently earned a… Read more →

2018 WORKSHOP: The Agency of Korean Women

The BAKS Council celebrates the centenary of the expansion of suffrage to British women in 1918 by taking up the workshop theme of ‘The Agency of Korean Women’. The enfranchised UK electorate expanded from 7.7 million in 1912 to 21.4 million in 1918. Men benefited as well from the Representation of the People Act, because it extended suffrage to all… Read more →