The second SoKEN conference agenda announced

Originally scheduled for April 2020, the 2nd SoKEN (Social Science Korean Studies European Network) Conference has moved online and takes place on 29 January 2021, courtesy of the Scottish Centre for Korean Studies at the University of Edinburgh. The conference is open to all, but pre-registration is required to get your personal Zoom link. Register here. Keynote […]

Edinburgh conference on Reunification of the peninsula and the March 1st Independence Movt

The Edinburgh Korean Students Society is holding a conference on 29 February 2020 to commemorate the March 1st Independence Movement in 1919 against Japanese colonial rule: Korea Conference: Exploring the Korean Independence Movement and the Reunification of the Korean Peninsula Saturday, 29 February 2020, 10:00-19:30 Lecture Theatre A | David Hume Tower | George Square […]

Call for Papers: SoKEN 2020, Edinburgh

Call for Papers for SoKEN 2020, Edinburgh, UK, ‪8-9 April 2020‬ The Social Sciences Korean Studies European Network (SoKEN) and Korean Studies, Department of Asian Studies, The University of Edinburgh invite paper and panel proposals for their upcoming conference Divided Societies on the Korean Peninsula Korean Studies in the Department of Asian Studies at the […]

Call for Papers: The 6th Yun Posun Memorial Symposium

Just received into my inbox, a call for papers for the 6th Yun Posun Memorial Symposium at the University of Edinburgh: Inequality in Global Cities, Seoul in Comparative Perspective Date: 8th – 9th October 2018 Venue: University of Edinburgh, Playfair Library Seoul, as any global mega cities, inequality persists, as marginalised individuals and communities include […]

Yun Posun Memorial Symposium in Edinburgh

Yun Posun (윤보선,  1897 – 1990), briefly President of South Korea between Syngman Rhee and Park Chung-hee, was an alumnus of Edinburgh University. This connection is being celebrated for the first time this year, which marks the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and the UK Yun Posun Memorial Symposium Korea-UK Partnering for the Future […]

Call for papers – Edinburgh conference 20-22 Sept

Call for Papers: 4th Korean Studies Graduate Students Convention (KSGSC) in Europe Edinburgh, UK: 20-22 September 2007 The School of Social and Political Studies at the University of Edinburgh (UK) is pleased to announce the 4th Korean Studies Graduate Students Convention. The event is hosted by the University of Edinburgh (UK) and will take place […]