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Scottish CKS Spring Distinguished Lecture Series

University of Edinburgh

The Scottish Centre for Korean Studies has announced the programme for its Spring Term Distinguished Lecture Series. Publicity still seems to be Facebook only, and you need to visit their Facebook page periodically to get zoom registration links and lecture abstracts.

Here’s what we know so far:

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Wednesday 26 Jan Prof Nak-Chung Paik, Seoul National University
Modernity’s Double Project and Nation-Building Korean Style
16:00 pm – 17:30 pm Wednesday 9 Feb Dr Yewon Lee, Universitat Tubingen
Fighting Evictions in the Speculative City: The Politics of Class and Solidarity for Tenant Shopkeepers in Seoul
16:00 pm – 17:30 pm Wednesday 16 Mar Dr Jihye Kim, University of Central Lancashire
From Sweatshop to Fashion Shop: Korean Immigrant Entrepreneurship in the Argentina Garment Industry
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Wednesday 6 Apr Dr Eunhee Park, Seoul National University
South Korean Women’s Work. Finance, and Family Economy during the Cold War
16:00 pm – 17:30 pm Wednesday 6 Apr Dr Celeste Arrington, George Washington University
The Legalistic Turn in Korean and Japanese Governance Regarding Tobacco Control and Disability Rights

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