2022 Book Talk Series #11
Zainichi Korean Women in Japan: Voices
Author: Jackie Kim-Wachutka (Ritsumeikan Univ.)
Moderator: You Jae Lee (Univ. of Tuebingen/Kyujanggak)
Discussants: Vera Mackie (UOW), Soo Hugh (Showrunner of Pachinko)
Time: December 8 (Thu.) 10AM
Venue: via ZOOM  [Online Registration Link]

Junior Fellow

  • Eligibility
    • Any Ph.D. degree candidate at non-Korean university with a research focus on Korean Studies (preferably using the Kyujanggak Archive materials)
    • ※ A minimum of six-month residence at Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies (KIKS) is required.
    • ※ Former Kyujanggak Junior Fellows are not eligible to apply.
    • ※ Citizens or permanent residents of non-Korean countries are given preference in selection.
  • Benefits
    • Research grant up to KRW 9 million (1.5 million paid monthly for maximum 6 months until February, 2024)
    • ※ Grants, stipends or other forms of payment from other institutions during the fellowship are not permitted.
    • Access to libraries
    • Research space
    • Administrative support (Insurance is the applicant’s responsibility)
  • Period of Appointment
    • The term of appointment will be between 6 months and 1 year, and may begin from March 1, 2023 at the earliest.
    • ※ Upon being selected, junior fellows must confirm their fellowship period to the International Center for Korean Studies (ICKS) and set their dates of entry to and exit from Korea.
    • ※ The fellowship appointment may be cancelled if a junior fellow disregards his/her confirmed fellowship schedule by adjusting it arbitrarily without prior consultation with the ICKS.
    • ※ The term of appointment can be extended, upon application and review by the KIKS committee, once for up to 12 months without extension of grant.
  • Obligations
    • Presentation: one presentation of research findings at the KIKS every six months
    • Report on research results: one 10-page written report on the outcome of the fellowship research within a month from the conclusion of the fellowship
    • Acknowledgement of support: citing the affiliation with the KIKS when publishing any work done during the fellowship period, and providing the ICKS with a printed copy of such publication
    • Participation in events: active participation in academic events such as symposia, colloquia, book talks, and workshops hosted by the KIKS, and full cooperation in ICKS affairs (upon request and limited to 5% of the fellowship period)
    • Residency requirement: The total length of stay outside Korea during the fellowship period may not exceed 30 days. A pre-departure consultation with the ICKS about the destination, duration, and purpose of stay outside Korea is required.
    • ※ Submission of a research article to the Seoul Journal of Korean Studies (SCOPUS & ESCI-indexed), published by the KIKS, is strongly encouraged.
  • Application Procedure
    • How to apply:
      ① Submit an online application form through the ICKS website within the application period
      ② Have your letters of recommendation sent to the ICKS either by email or by post within the application period
    • Documents required for application:
      ① Curriculum vitae
      ② Outline of thesis proposal (approx. 5 A4 pages; research topic and methods must be specified)
      ③ Sample research (approx. 10 A4 pages)
      ④ Two letters of recommendation (one from the applicant’s current academic supervisor, the other from a Seoul National University faculty who will supervise the fellowship research)
    • ※ If using email, the recommenders must send the letters to the ICKS( If using postal mail, the recommenders must seal the envelops with their signatures and send the letters to the ICKS (#451 Bldg.103 Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies, Seoul National University, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826 Republic of Korea)
    • Application due date: November 30, 2022 09:00(Korean Time, GMT+9)
    • Announcement of result: by December 15, 2022 via email
  • ※ For further information please contact us at  ( tel. +82-2-880-9378 )