2022 IKSU Korean Studies Summer School - Institute for the Study of the Asia Pacific
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2022 IKSU Korean Studies Summer School

2022 IKSU Korean Studies

Summer School

The International Institute of Korean Studies (IKSU) at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) launched Korean Studies Summer School in 2021. The IKSU Korean Studies Summer School is free to attend and open to all.

This Summer School is funded by the Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea (South Korea).

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Sign up for the school with their online registration form.

Date:20 -22June 2022/ Time: 9.30 AM –5.00PM(UK Time)

Venue: Hybrid (UCLan Campus& Online via MS TEAMS)


20 June 2022 (Monday) @ Foster Building Mitchell & Kenyon Cinema

9.30 AM –10.50 AM / Anthropology Session

  • Traditional Knowledge and Jeju Haeneyeo

Niki Alsford, University of Central Lancashire, UK.

11.00 AM –12.20 PM / History Session

  • The Kwangju Uprising and Democratisation in South Korea

Owen Miller, SOAS, University of London, UK.

2.00 PM –3.20 PM / International Relations Session

  • The Evolution of South Korea’s Foreign Policy Amongst External and Domestic Constraints

Marco Milani, University of Bologna, Italy

21 June 2021 (Tuesday) @ Foster Building Mitchell & Kenyon Cinema

9.30 AM –10.50 AM / K-Drama Session

  • Aliens, Mermaids and Cartoons: Neoliberal Gender Politics in 21stCentury South Korea Drama

Ji-yoon An, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

11.00 AM –12.20 PM / Urbanisation Session

  • Urban Development ‘Korean Style’

Hyun Bang Shin, The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

2.00 PM –3.20 PM / North Korea Session

  • North Korea and the Geopolitics of Development

Kevin Gray, University of Sussex, UK.

3.30 PM –5.00 PM / Optional Session

  • Korean Language Taster Session

Gigi Choi, University of Central Lancashire-Preston Sejong Institute, UK


22 June 2021 (Wednesday)@ Brook Building 438

9.30 AM –10.50 AM / Career Development Session

  • Korea and the International Organisations: UNESCAP

Sangmin Nam, United Nations economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Thailand

11.00 AM –12.20 PM / Politics Session

  • The 2022 Presidential Election in South Korea: Candidates, Campaigns, and Consequences

Hannes Mosler, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

2.00 PM –3.20 PM / Sociology Session

Comparative Analysis on the Formation of Individual and National Identity Among 1st and 1.5 generation North Korean Defectors in South Korea and the UK

Jeong-Im Hyun, University of Central Lancashire, UK

3.30 PM –4.00 PM / Closing Session

Sojin Lim, International Institute of Korean Studies (IKSU) at UCLan, UK


This programme is subject to change. Register via: online registration form.

Inquiries: IKSU-AKS@uclan.ac.uk

*You can opt in Korean Language Tester Session upon registration.