The Melbourne Metropolitan Korean Studies Seminar Series Biannual Meeting

The Melbourne Metropolitan Korean Studies Seminar Series Biannual Meeting


On Friday 12th October, eleven scholars working on Korea related topics from the Melbourne area gathered at Monash University Caulfield campus to discuss closer research collaboration. Dr Adam Antoni Zulawnik, Dr Josie Sohn, Dr Lucien Brown, Dr Mohita Roman, Professor Bruce Jacobs, Dr Andy Jackson (Monash University) gathered together with Dr Jay Song (The University of Melbourne), Dr Danielle Chubb, Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings, Dr Jessica Walton (Deakin University), Dr Ben Habib (La Trobe University), and Ryan Gustafsson (RMIT) to discuss common interests and future possible cooperation. The morning session featured eight presentations on different topics including Japanese-Korean relations, politeness in Korean language and DPRK human rights, and the afternoon session concluded with a roundtable discussion about research and funding.

(Photo L-R: Ben Habib (LaTrobe),  Mohita Roman (Monash), Jay Song (Melbourne), Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings (Deakin), Bruce Jacobs (Monash), Andy Jackson (Monash), Adam Zulawnik (Monash).