Bill Skillend Prize 2020

The British Association of Korean Studies is extremely pleased to announce the Bill Skillend Prize 2020. 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 →

Lecturer in Korean Studies, tenable from 1 April 2020 at University of Manchester, UK

Job reference: HUM-15267 Location: Oxford Road, Manchester Closing date: 11/03/2020 Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum, depending on relevant experience Employment type: Fixed Term Department: Humanities Division: Modern Languages and Cultures Hours per week: Full Time Contract Duration: From 1 April 2020 until 30 June 2022 Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Korean Studies, which is tenable… Read more →

Korea-Europe Programme: Institute of Korean Studies (IKS), Freie Universität Berlin

Policy Paper Writing Workshop Date and Time: 17 March (Tue), 09:00-17:00 Venue: Otto-von-Simson Str. 11, 14195 Berlin, Germany The Institute of Korean Studies (IKS) invites participants for the policy paper writing workshop. The workshop is for advanced doctoral candidates, postdocs, and junior scholars from the Korean Studies with a social science focus in Europe, who want to pursue the career… Read more →

Kellogg College, Oxford, to host 8th World Congress for Hallyu

                                                                   Kellogg to host 8th World Congress for Hallyu Professor Chris Rowley, who is the UK President of the World Association for Hallyu Studies, received a conference fund from the Academy of Korean Studies to host the 8th World Congress for Hallyu in September 2020. The congress invites presenters of research results and papers from all over the world… Read more →

Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one academic year or one semester. The starting date of the visit should not be later than four years… Read more →

University of Central Lancashire-Partial Tuition Fee Waiver for MA courses

The School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies at the University of Central Lancashire is looking for talented students who are interested in our MA courses in Asia Pacific Studies or North Korean Studies. The successful applicants will receive partial tuition fee waiver. The scholarship is open to any nationality. There are six scholarships, each worth £ 3,450. Application requirements:… Read more →

James Joo-Jin Kim Program at the University of Pennsylvania-Postdoctoral Fellowships

The James Joo-Jin Kim Program at the University of Pennsylvania announces two Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowships in Korean Studies for the 2020–21 academic year. The postdoctoral fellowship is open to scholars who work in the humanities and social sciences, with research focused on Korea. Each fellowship will cover the 12-month period between August 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021 and… Read more →

University Lecturer in Korean Studies-Cambridge

The post is full-time. Appointment will be for a probationary period of five years and, subject to satisfactory performance, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter. The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Korean Studies in the Department of East Asian Studies, to begin on 1 September 2020. The successful candidate must have a… Read more →

Call for Papers – Coventry University

Call for Papers 2020 International Conference on “Korea’s global position”   The conference will be held on the 22d and the 23rd of May 2020 in Coventry. The Korean Studies Unit, Coventry University, invites proposals for panels, roundtables and individual papers to be presented. The theme of the conference is “Korea’s Global Position” and we expect comparative studies on Korea… Read more →