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 Student

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

    • Eligibility
      • Any graduate student enrolled in an overseas university with a research focus on Korean studies (preferably using the Kyujanggak Archive materials)
      • ※ A minimum of six-month residence at the KIKS is required.
    • Benefits
      • Access to libraries
      • Research space
      • Administrative support (Insurance is the applicant’s responsibility)
    • Position & Period of Appointment
      • Kyujanggak visiting students will be appointed special researchers of the KIKS.
      • The term of appointment will between 6 months and 1 year, and may begin from March 1, 2021 at the earliest.
      • ※ Upon being selected, visiting students 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 student 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.
    • 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 research proposal (approx. 5 pages; research topic and methods must be specified)
        ③ sample research (approx. 10 pages)
        ④ 2 letters of recommendation (one from the applicant’s current academic supervisor, the other from an SNU faculty member 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 Korea)
      • 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)