Korean studies
Korean studies is an academic discipline, focusing on the study of Korea including the Republic of Korea, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and diasporic Korean populations. Areas commonly in...
Victor Cha
Victor D. Cha is an American academic, author and former national foreign policy advisor. He is a former Director for Asian Affairs in the White House's National Security Council, with responsibility ...
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North Korean Review
North Korean Review is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Institute for North Korean Studies (INKS), at the University of Detroit Mercy in the United States. The journal was es...
Brian Reynolds Myers
Brian Reynolds "B.R." Myers (born 1963) is an American journalist and associate professor of international studies at Dongseo University in Busan, South Korea, best known for his writings on North Kor...
Park Gyu-su
Park Gyu-su (박규수, 朴珪壽, 1807–1877) was a scholar-bureaucrat, a teacher, a politician and a diplomat of Joseon Dynasty Korea. He was known as a pioneer of the enlightenment group. Park Gyu-su was ...
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Sung-Yoon Lee
Sung-Yoon Lee (Hangul: 이성윤; hanja: 李晟允) is a scholar of Korean and East Asian studies, and specialist on North Korea. He is the Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies and Ass...
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Institute for North Korean Studies
The Institute for North Korean Studies (INKS) is a United States-based non-partisan, non-proprietary research center that was founded at the College of Business Administration at the University of Det...
North Korea Kidnapped My Daughter
North Korea Kidnapped My Daughter is a book by Japanese activist and Narkan founder Saike Yokota. The book is about her daughter, Megumi, who was kidnapped in 1977 at the age of 13, in an incident rel...
North Korean studies
North Korean studies is a sub-area of Korean studies. The only fully dedicated institution to the study area is the University of North Korean Studies, Seoul, but many universities run undergraduate c...
Shin Chaeho
Shin Chae-ho (1880–1936) was a Korean independence activist, historian, nationalist and the founder of the nationalist historiography of Korea. He is often referred to as “Korea’s greatest historian” ...
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Comrades and Strangers
Comrades and Strangers is the memoir of Michael Harrold, the first British person to reside in North Korea. The book was written to demystify North Korean society.
Harrold, who sought a year or tw...
Nikolai Kuehner
Nikolai Kuehner (also Kühner, Kuhner, Кюнер Николай Васильевич, 14 September 1877, Tiflis - April 5, 1955, Leningrad) was a prominent scientist known as Orientalist, Sinologist, Tibetolog, Manchurist,...
Korea Journal
The Korea Journal is a peer-reviewed, English-language academic journal focusing on Korean Studies. It was founded in 1961 and is currently published quarterly by the Korean National Commission for UN...
Roger Tennant
Father Charles Roger Tennant (Tasmania, 8 April 1919 - 30 June 2003) was an Anglican Priest, biographer of Joseph Conrad, and historian of Korea.In 1936 he came to England to study aircraft design wit...
Andre Schmid (academic)
Andre H. Schmid is a Canadian academic, author and Director of the Centre for the Study of Korea at the University of Toronto.
Schmid was awarded his Ph.D. at Columbia University in New York.
Yu Deuk-gong
Yu Deuk-gong (1749–1807) was a Korean scholar during the Joseon Dynasty. He is remembered today for his work in recovering the history of Balhae, which had not generally been considered part of Korea...
Nicholas Eberstadt
Nicholas Eberstadt (born 1955) is a political economist who holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a politically conservative think tank. He is a...
Charles K. Armstrong
Charles King Armstrong is an academic, historian, and a Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University.
Armstrong earned B.A. at Yale University in 1984; and then he con...
Academy of Korean Studies
Academy of Korean Studies (한국학중앙연구원, AKS) is a South Korean research and educational institute with the purpose of establishing profound research on Korean culture. It was established on June 22, 1978...
Pak Je-ga
Pak Je-ga (Hangul: 박제가; hanja: 朴齊家; 1750–1815) was a scholar of school of Practical learning (Silhak) in the late Joseon Dynasty. He was a student of Park Ji-won.
Pak Je Ga was a...
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The Aquariums of Pyongyang
The Aquariums of Pyongyang, by Kang Chol-hwan and Pierre Rigoulot, is an account of the imprisonment of Kang Chol-Hwan and his family in the Yodok concentration camp in North Korea.It begins with an i...
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Kim Dae-mun
Kim Dae-mun (fl. early 8th century) was a Silla historian. He was the governor of Hansan in 704. According to book 46, biography section of Samguk Sagi, he wrote several books.None of these works surv...
Tim A. Peters
The Rev. Timothy A. Peters, an American humanitarian aid worker living in Seoul, South Korea, operates Helping Hands Korea and is widely regarded as one of the world's most visible advocates for human...