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Welcome Back to the Fall Semester!

August 14, 2019

Weclome Back to the Fall Semester at Harvard!
Whether you spent the summer in Korea or are thinking about going to Korea next summer, we welcome you to drop by the Korea Institute to learn about our upcoming events and resources that the Korea Institute offers. We very much look forward to getting to know you or reconnecting with you after you've returned. We are located in CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St. on the 2nd floor. The Korea Institute main office is located in room S228. Please also check out the...

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Paul Chang named Joy Foundation Fellow (2019-2020), Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

May 10, 2019

Paul Y. Chang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, has been named Joy Foundation Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Each year, the Radcliffe Institute hosts leading scholars, scientists, and artists from around the world in its renowned residential fellowship program.

To view the full list of recipients and their projects for the academic year 2019-20, visit the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study web site...

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Announcing the 2019-20 Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Studies at the Korea Institute, Harvard, Dr. Douglas Gabriel

April 5, 2019

The Korea Institute is pleased to announce the Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Studies for academic year 2019–20: Dr. Douglas Gabriel.

Douglas is set to receive his PhD in Art History from Northwestern University in June 2019. His dissertation, Over the Mountain: Realism Towards Reunification in Cold War Korea, 1980–1994, examines connections between the visual art of the minjung democratization movement in South Korea and the work of state-sponsored artists in North Korea. During the late Cold War period, he demonstrates, artists on both sides of...

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2018 OIE International Photo Contest- Four Korea Photo Prizes!

February 13, 2019

2018 OIE International Photo Contest - Four Korea Photo Prizes!

On Friday, February 8, 2019 in the Lamont Forum Room in Lamont Library, the winners of the 15th Annual International Photo Contest were chosen. This award ceremony and reception was hosted by the Office of International Education (OIE). The photographs are from Harvard College students who have studied, worked, interned or done research abroad in the past year.

1. The Korea Institute Special...

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Application Deadlines for 2019 Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea are Coming Up!

January 23, 2019

Application Deadlines for 2019 Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea are Coming Up!

Harvard Summer School in Korea (HSS Korea) Program Application-- Due Thursday, January 31, 2019 Info and the online application via the Harvard Summer School Website: https://www.summer.harvard.edu/study-abroad/seoul-south-korea...

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Undergraduate Student Voice: Maria Tirnovanu, '20, "Let's Only Walk the Flower Road"- My Time in Korea

December 17, 2018

Maria Tirnovanu, '20, Social Studies, "Let's Only Walk the Flower Road"
Maria shared about her trajectory from Harvard to Korea, as well as her varied experiences in Korea. Please watch this 6 minute video clip of Maria from a Harvard Worldwide Week Pechakucha Presentation event held on 10/22/18.

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