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2021 IKSU Korean Studies Summer School

Registration is now open for UCLan’s first Korean Studies Summer School:

2021 IKSU Korean Studies Summer School

Date: 28 – 30 June, 2021
Time: 9.00 AM – 4.00 PM (UK Time)
Venue: Online (MS TEAMS)

2021 IKSU Korean Studies Summer SchoolThe International Institute of Korean Studies (IKSU) at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), UK, 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).

To register for the 2021 Summer School, please complete the registration form

2021 Summer School will be held online through MS TEAMS.

Details about how to access to the Summer School will be sent to those who have registered, near to the time.

Registration deadline: 15 June 2021


28 June 2021 (Monday)

  • 9.00 AM – 9.20 AM / Opening Session
    Niki Alsford, University of Central Lancashire
  • 9.30 AM – 10.50 AM / International Relations Session
    South Korea’s Foreign Policy Choices: Understanding the Geostrategic Dilemma – Ed Griffith, University of Central Lancashire
  • 11.00 AM – 12.20 PM / Career Development Session
    Korea and the International Organisations: UNRISD – Ilcheong Yi, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
  • 2.00 PM – 3.20 PM / History Session
    Five Keys to Understanding Contemporary Korean History – Michael Seth, James Madison University

29 June 2021 (Tuesday)

  • 9.30 AM – 10.50 AM / Film Session
    The Transformation of South Korea Film – Andy Jackson, Monash University
  • 11.00 AM – 12.20 PM / K-Pop Session
    More Than A Wave: The Global Impact of K-Pop – Tamar Herman, Journalist, Author of BTS: Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • 2.00 PM – 3.20 PM / North Korea Session I
    From Traditional Security to Non-Traditional Security – Sojin Lim, University of Central Lancashire
  • 3.30 PM – 5.00 PM / Optional Session
    Korean Language Taster Session – Gigi Choi, Preston Sejong Institute

30 June 2021 (Wednesday)

  • 9.30 AM – 10.50 AM / North Korea Session II
    North Korea and Europe – Jim Hoare, Chatham House
  • 11.00 AM – 12.20 PM / Urbanisation Session
    Speculative Urbanisation and the Politics of Displacement in Gentrifying Seoul – Hyun Bang Shin, London School of Economics
  • 2.00 PM – 3.20 PM / Politics Session
    Why There Is No Populism in South Korea (yet!) – Hannes Mosler, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 3.30 PM – 4.00 PM / Closing Session

This programme is subject to change.


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