Kyujanggak International Symposium

13th Kyujanggak International Symposium on Korean Studies, 2020



  • Time : November 6, 2020 (Friday) ~ November 7, 2020 (Saturday)
  • Venue : Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies
  • Every year at the beginning of November the Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies organizes an academic event to commemorate the founding of Kyujanggak in 1776 by King Chŏngjo. This year the commemoration will coincide with the 13th international symposium on Korean studies. The symposium brings together more than 30 leading scholars in various fields of Korean studies to present their latest research.
  • All members of the academic community are cordially invited to this event.

[For Reference] 2019 Program

Session 1 “Imagining Others, Constructing Selves: Koraen and Its Representations”
Session 2 “Meeting & Sharing: Culture & Art in Korean Gardens”
Session 3 “Nation Building by Christians in Cold War Korea Following Liberation: Ideologies, Politics, and Activities”
Session 4 “The Conceptual History of Hyang'yak(village code): changing view from ruling & control to autonomy & order”
Session 5 “Issues in Liberated Korea: Stalled Efforts to Shed Colonial Legacies”
Session 6 “Chosŏn's Topography of Learning during King Chŏngjo’s Reign: Power, Knowledge, and Books”
Session 7 “Intersectionality & Korean Media Culture”