Transnational Activism for Justice for the “Comfort Women”: Japanese, Korean and Indonesian Experiences
RSVP by Thursday 12 October 2023 at:
70th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice Agreement Roundtable
AUSTRALIA-KOREA RELATIONS AND PROSPECTS FOR PEACE IN THE INDO-PACIFIC 70 YEARS AFTER THE KOREAN WAR
RSVP by Tuesday 12 September 2023 at:
Curtin Korea Day
The Korea Research & Engagement Centre (KRC) is hosting the first CURTIN KOREA DAY on Thursday, September 14th 2023!
This event is open to all university students in WA with an interest in Korea and Korean studies.
KRC Seminar Series "Historically Hot: Japanese and Korean Masculinities in Popular Media"
Friday 25 Aug 2023 at 10am (Perth) in-person seminar on Curtin Bentley Campus (Building 211, Room 139) & via Webex
This in-person and online seminar focuses on representations of Japanese and Korean masculinities in popular culture. After two short presentations, the two presenters will discuss how analysing pop culture representations of Korean and Japanese masculinities can open up new avenues for theorising masculinity studies.
Call for Applications, the KRC Visiting Resident Research Fellowship 2023
The Korea Research Centre (KRC) of Western Australia invites applications for a short-term Visiting Resident Research Fellowship. Supported by a grant from the Academy of Korean Studies, the KRC offers one short-term Visiting Resident Research Fellowship per year.
The residency of each Fellowship will last for one week. During this week, the selected Fellow is required to be in residence in the KRC’s Perth office at Curtin University. Fellows will pursue their own research in the KRC’s collaborative environment and conduct one seminar on their current research before the end of their residency. Upon completion of the Fellowship, the Fellow is expected to publish one article acknowledging the support of the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2022-OLU-2250005).
Successful applicants will receive:
• one week residency at the KRC
• one round-trip flight to Perth up to the value of AUD$2,500 and accommodation at Curtin University’s campus hotel
• AUD$500 honorarium
• The value of the proposed seminar topic to Korean Studies research and development.
• The quality of the current research project undertaken by the applicant.
• The contribution this Fellowship will make to the applicant’s career development.
• Priority will be given to early career researchers and researchers returning from career breaks (such as parental leave).
• Alignment with the KRC strategic themes of bodies, security and defence, Korean popular culture in Australia, and ‘digital Korea’ is encouraged.
• Applicants from outside Australia are welcome to apply, but are asked to be aware of the budget constraints that allow for up to AUD$2,500 travel costs only to be covered.
• Note that this visiting fellowship cannot be combined with other funding sources that require arising publications to be acknowledged.
Expressions of Interest should include:
• a brief overview of their current research on Korea
• a proposal for their chosen seminar topic for presentation while at the KRC
• how this Fellowship at the KRC would contribute to their career development
Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae and Expressions of Interest to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 30th June 2023. Applicants will be informed of the status of their application by 10th July 2023.
Call for Applications, AKS-KRC Honours/Masters Scholarships 2023
AKS-KRC Honours/Masters Scholarships (2 x $5,000 per annum, 1 x semester scholarship $2,500)