Congratulations! On 27 July 2023 Jihoon Chun has successfully defended her thesis on “Sangguk-sokpang 上國屬邦: Ch’ing-Choson 淸朝鮮 Confucian Protectorate, 1881–1895”. The whole AREA team applauds him on finishing the dissertation and wishes Jihoon Chun all the best for the future.
Die Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr, eine gemeinsame wissenschaftliche Einrichtung der Universität Duisburg-Essen und der Ruhr-Universität Bochum in den Ostasienstudien, sucht eine:n wissenschaftliche:n Mitarbeiter:in (w/m/d) (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L, 100%) für die Projektkoordination im BMBF-Projekt „China-Kompetenznetzwerk für den Wissenschaftsstandort Ruhr/Niederrhein (RNR).“ Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier:https://www.uni-due.de/karriere/stelle.php?kennziffer=245-23
Martin Gehlmann (Ruhr University Bochum) Student Evaluation Examination in Chosŏn Local Schools Abstract: The reform of the student evaluation examination (kyosaeng kogang 校生考講) at the beginning of the 17th century marks a break in the examination culture and educational history of Chosŏn Korea. In order to strengthen the underfunded military after the Japanese invasions of 1592, student evaluation […]
Du möchtest für einen Tag nach Korea reisen – ganz ohne Reisepass, Kofferpacken oder Jetlag? Dann merke dir den 28. Oktober vor! Die Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr und das Landesspracheninstitut (LSI) in der Ruhr-Universität Bochum präsentieren den Tag der koreanischen Sprache und Kultur in Bochum. Korea hat eine lange Geschichte, die über 4000 […]
AREA Ruhr doctoral researcher An Huy Tran and Dr. Aimi Muranaka (AREA Ruhr associated member) are the guest editors of the journal ASIEN (The German Journal on Contemporary Asia) 162/163 on “Transnational Flows of Contemporary Asia”. The publication is the outcome of a panel related to migration the two scholars chaired at the DGA’s biannual […]
James B. Lewis (Korean History (Associate Professor) and Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Oxford) Aspects of a macro-economic model for Chosŏn Korea: The vicissitudes of a physiocratic state Abstract: In a public display in the ninth month of 1390, the registers for the tax-exempt, prebendal private and public lands were burned in the […]
AREA Ruhr General Meeting 2022 Date: Wednesday 1st of February 2023 Time: 10 a.m – 12 p.m. ONLINE EVENT AREA Members will receive information about online participation via E-Mail.
On November 4th the final workshop of the AREA Ruhr doctoral program on Transnational Institutions and Transnational Identities in East Asia took place in a hybrid format. Most of the AREA Ruhr doctoral students took part physically and enjoyed meeting the professors and their peers and getting together as a larger group one final time. […]
On October 17th AREA Ruhr guest professor Prof. Chih-yu Shih (Taiwan National University) acted as main commentator at our doctoral workshop related to Chinese politics. Eight doctoral students presented on a wide range of topics/approaches, stimulating a lively discussion with Prof. Shih and among each other.
!!! Rescheduling!!! We regret to inform you that the lecture by Professor Lewis, announced for 13 December 2022, has to be rescheduled. We are currently trying to find an alternative date in early 2023 and will inform you as soon as rescheduling is accomplished.