Book Talk (2021 Special Lecture Series #11)
South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonoy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers
Author: Scott A. Snyder (Council on Foreign Relations)
Moderator: Seong-Ho Sheen (SNU)
Discussant: Inyeop Lee (Washington and Lee University)
Time: October 22 (Fri.) 10AM
Venue: via ZOOM   [Online Registration Link]

Visiting Scholar

  • ※ Application for this position in the fellowship program is not open for the latter half of year 2021.

    • Eligibility
      • Any post-doctoral researcher affiliated with an overseas research institution who is working on topics related to Korean studies (preferably using the Kyujanggak Archive materials)
      • ※ A minimum of six-month residence at the KIKS is required.
    • Benefits
      • Eligibility for on-campus housing
      • ※ All housing-related expenses are the applicant’s responsibility. The ICKS facilitates application for the BK Residence Halls at SNU. Placement is not guaranteed.
      • ※ If you or your spouse own real estate in Seoul, you are not eligible to apply.
      • ※ Only your legal spouse and child(ren) are permitted to reside with you in the BK Residence Halls.
      • Access to libraries
      • Research space
      • Administrative support (※ Insurance is the applicant's responsibility.)
    • Position & Period of Appointment
      • Kyujanggak visiting scholars will be appointed as visiting researchers of SNU.
      • The term of appointment will be between 6 months and 1 year, and may begin from March 1, 2021 at the earliest.
      • ※ The fellowship period must begin on the first day of a month, in compliance with the appointment schedule of SNU.
      • ※ Upon being selected, visiting scholars must confirm their fellowship period to the ICKS and set their dates of entry to and exit from Korea.
      • ※ The fellowship appointment may be cancelled if a visiting scholar disregards his/her confirmed fellowship schedule by adjusting it arbitrarily without prior consultation with the ICKS.
      • ※ The term of appointment cannot be extended. Exceptions will be made for those supported by the NRF funding.
    • Obligations
      • Presentation: one presentation of research findings at a Kyujanggak colloquium 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:
        Submit an online application form through the ICKS website within the application period
      • Documents required for application:
        ① curriculum vitae
        ② research proposal (approx. 5 A4 pages; research topic and methods must be specified)
      • Application for this position is not open for the latter half of year 2021.
      • ※ For further information please contact us at (tel. +82-2-880-9378)