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Statement on Anti-Asian Discrimination, Racism, and Violence

April 8, 2021

The Korea Institute, alongside Harvard’s Asia-related departments, institutes, and centers, stands in solidarity with the Asian and AAPI communities in condemning violence and harassment wherever they are taking place. Sadly, these recent incidents are part of a long history of scapegoating and discrimination against foreign and immigrant communities. As such, we denounce them along with other racial injustices wherever and whenever they occur.

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Winners of the AY 2020-21 Korean Language Program Achievement Awards!

March 8, 2021

The Korean Language Program is delighted to announce the AY2020-2021 Korean Language Achievement Awards to recognize devotion and excellence in learning the Korean language and culture to the advanced level at Harvard University, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. With this recognition, a prize and certificate recognizing the achievement is awarded to the most outstanding students. In so doing, we hope to inspire more students in the field of Korean studies to understand the value of acquiring Korean language and cultural expertise.... Read more about Winners of the AY 2020-21 Korean Language Program Achievement Awards!

Statement on Academic Integrity (Updated on March 18, 2021)

February 19, 2021

The Executive Committee of the Korea Institute endorses a formal statement written by Professors Carter Eckert and Andrew Gordon in response to the recent publication by Harvard Law School Professor J. Mark Ramseyer. In doing so, we wish to amplify two crucial points at the heart of our mission at Korea Institute: to understand the historical context of events of significance to the region and population, and to establish this understanding through the scholarship of the highest quality and integrity.

We would also like...

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Announcing two new Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Korea Institute, Harvard University for AY21-22.

November 13, 2020

We are pleased to announce two new Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Korea Institute, Harvard University for AY21-22.

Global Korean Diasporas Postdoctoral Fellowship
With generous support from the Jeffrey D. and Jean K. Lee Fund, the Korea Institute at Harvard University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the study of global Korean diasporas.
Applicants whose research focuses on Korean ethnicity, migration, race, and/or citizenship are especially encouraged to apply.... Read more about Announcing two new Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Korea Institute, Harvard University for AY21-22.

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Undergraduate Student Voice: Anne Lheem, '21 "Finding Beauty in the Unexpected" Destination:World PechaKucha Presentation

October 21, 2020

Hear from Anne Lheeem, class of '21 in Social Anthropology, the recipient of a Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Grant to Seoul, Korea during the summer of 2019. Anne shares how her first foray into ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea changed her as a researcher, scholar, and person, and how it influenced her decision to pursue graduate studies in anthropology with a focus on Korean studies, as well as, her decision to also want to pursue medicine. She also discusses how she's been able to continue her fieldwork remotely under the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares how...

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