Past Conferences

The International Workshop on the Landscape of Taiwan Studies and Korean Studies was held at the University of Central Lancashire during 25-26 June 2018. Over the two days, the twenty-one scholars invited to this event discussed the most salient issues concerning the status of the research in Korean and Taiwan studies and shared their interests and experience. This conference was funded by UCLan IKSU and the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) of the government of South Korea, and the Taiwan Representative Office in the UK sponsored the welcome dinner of the conference.

The conference was organised based on the following seven themes:

  • Field of Study and Research Resources
  • Historiography and History
  • Politics and Economics
  • Changes in Culture
  • International Relations
  • Changes in Society
  • Landscape of Taiwan Studies and Korean Studies

Speakers and discussants of the conference were (Alphabetical order):

  • Ann Heylen (National Taiwan Normal University)
  • Bi-yu Chang (SOAS, University of London)
  • Bruce Jacobs (Monash University)
  • Dafydd Fell (SOAS, University of London)
  • Isabelle Cheng (University of Portsmouth)
  • James Person (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Jeong-Im Hyun (University of Turku)
  • Jung-Sim Kim (Monash University)
  • Lara Momesso (University of Central Lancashire)

  • Melissa Brown (Harvard University)
  • Michael Hsiao (Academia Sinica)
  • Michael Seth (James Madison University)
  • Nataša Visočnik Gerzelj (University of Ljubljana)
  • Nicolas Levi (Polish Academy of Sciences)
  •  Niki Alsford (University of Central Lancashire)

  • Owen Miller (SOAS, University of London)
  • Sojin Lim (University of Central Lancashire)
  • Táňa Dluhošová (Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • Thomas Gold (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Virginie Grzelczyk (Aston University)
  • Wonhyuk Lim (KDI School)