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15 June 2023 | 12.15–13.45 h | AREA Occasional Lecture Series | Martin Gehlmann | Student Evaluation Examinations in Chosŏn Local Schools

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 […]

Save the Date: Korea Day 2023 in Bochum

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 […]

Guest Editors: An Huy Tran & Aimi Muranaka

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 […]

31 January 2023 | 12.15– 13.45 h | rescheduled AREA Occasional Lecture Series | James B. Lewis | Aspects of a macro-economic model for Chosŏn Korea: The vicissitudes of a physiocratic state

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 Day 2022 | Retrospective

https://www.area-ruhr.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/o_220912_DKM_Quer_Sub_Log_Start_fin.mp4   AREA Day 2022   Ende 2021 startete die AREA Ruhr ein neues alljährlich stattfindendes Veranstaltungsformat; den „AREA Day“.  Zielsetzung ist sich auf  „Auf die Spuren Ostasiens in NRW“ zu begeben und diese Erkundungen einem breiten Publikum vorzustellen.  Veranstaltungsort war das Museum DKM in Duisburg, welches über eine exquisite und in Deutschland einzigartige  Sammlung […]

14 October 2022 | 16.15 – 17.45 h | AREA Occasional Lecture Series | Shih, Chih-yu | Intellectual History of China and Chinese Studies: The Perspectives of Post-Chineseness

Prof. Dr. Shih, Chih-yu (National Taiwan University, Taipeh) Intellectual History of China and Chinese Studies: The Perspectives of Post-Chineseness Abstract: The seemingly distinctive notions of China, China scholars, and China scholarship constitute one another in practice. This intellectual history project that stresses the encounter and choice of China scholarshas discovered individualized tracks of growth as well […]