Upcoming Events and Opportunities


UK Secondary Education and Korea, A Roundtable Discussion

Date: 16th October 2019 (Wednesday)
Time: 2.00 PM – 4.00 PM
Where: ABTVI, Adelphi Building (ground FL),
University of Central Lancashire, Preston


  • Mr Aaron Wilkes - Author at Oxford University Press, History Teacher, St. James Academy
  • Dr Ed Griffith - Principal Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies, University of Central Lancashire
  • Dr Michael Maddison - Independent Educational Consultant, Director of the Maddison Education Consultancy,   Associate Vice President of the Historical Association, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and formerly Ofsted’s National Lead for history
  • Dr Niki Alsford - Reader in Asia Pacific Studies, Director of International Institute of Korean Studies, University of Central Lancashire
  • Dr Owen Miller - Lecturer in Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London
  • Mr Richard McFahn - ITE History Lead Tutor, University of Sussex
  • Students in Korean Studies

Any further questions regarding this event, please email

Dr Sojin Lim: slim4@uclan.ac.uk

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"謝謝史明老師! Remembering Su Beng 1918-2019: Taiwan and its 400 Year History"

Date: 28th October 2019
Time: 4.00 PM – 5.00 PM

A roundtable discussing 400 years of Taiwan History and Su Beng’s life and achievements as one of Taiwan’s long standing independence activists.


  • Dr Niki Alsford
  • Dr Adina Zemanek
  • Dr Ti-han Chang
  • Dr Lara Momesso

Post-Election analysis in Taiwan round table Conference

Date: 30th November 2019
Time: 3:00pm - 5.00pm
Location: Adelphi Building, Lecture Theatre 4

Introducing a round table discussion on Post Taiwan Elections by;

  • Prof Peter Hays Gries - Director of the Manchester China Institute and Professor of Chinese Politics at Manchester University
  • Michael Danielsen - Chairman of Taiwan Corner
  • Dr Lin Fei-Fan - President of Taiwan March Foundation
  • Tao Wang - PhD student at the University of Manchester
  • Dr Dafydd Fell - Reader in Comparative Politics and Director of the Centre of Taiwan Studies, SOAS

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UCLan Student Research Internship

The Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP) is recruiting UCLan student research intern under the UCLan Undergraduate Research Internship Programme (UURIP) scheme.

Applications open on 5 April 2019, and deadline is 5 May 2019.

Find out more details here.

A great scholarship opportunity for MA Asia Pacific Studies or MA North Korean Studies at UCLan

The Asia Pacific Institutes in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies is looking for talented students who are interested in our MA courses in Asia Pacific Studies and North Korean Studies. The successful applicant will receive a full tuition fee waiver.

Find out more about the scholarship here

To apply, please send an email including your undergraduate transcript (or predicted grade from appropriate referee), your 500-word plan for the MA dissertation and the name of at least one referee, to Dr Sojin Lim (SLim4@uclan.ac.uk). The title of the email should be “[MA Scholarship] APS/NKS (delete as appropriate) your full name”.

Application deadline: 8 July 2019

Graduate Intern 

UCLan is looking to recruit a Graduate Intern to work at the Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP). The only eligibility is that you need to be a UCLan graduate.

Find out more about NEPCAP

Find out more about the opportunity

Closing date is 31st January.

Apply here