School of East Asian Studies
Our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.
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The School has a strong focus on collaboration in multi- and inter-disciplinary research and staff members are actively engaged in research and publication at international levels of excellence.
Spotlight East Asia @ Sheffield
Spotlight East Asia @ Sheffield connects researchers and students from the School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield, with the outside world.
The hand of China reaches here: how Beijing pushes Uyghurs to spy on each other overseas
Dr David Tobin shares his research that surveyed more than 120 Uyghurs living outside China.Financial Times
Dr Gemma Ballard reviews Whale by Cheon Myeong-kwan
Our very own Dr Gemma Ballard reviews Whale by Cheon Myeong-kwan, which is one of six novels to have been nominated for the International Booker Prize 2023The Conversation
Kim Jong-un is using this bizarre method in North Korea
Kim Jong-un is using this bizarre method in North Korea to ensure 'survival of the Kim family' - Dr Sarah Son, discusses the recent push by the North Korean government to promote the country on social media and how the videos may be misleadingohmymag.co.uk
Dr Mike Prentice discusses exploring working life and culture in corporate South Korea
Dr Mike Prentice discusses exploring working life and culture in corporate South Korea and how these companies exist within a traditional framework of organisational cultures of 'distinction' and hierarchies in the country
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