Events and department seminar series

Our research events and seminar series invites leading experts on East Asia from around the world and aim to provide a setting for intellectual debate, sharing ideas and collaboration.

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Department seminar series

Our departmental seminars are open to anyone who has a keen interest in East Asia whether you are an academic in the field, a student or a member of the public who would like to learn more about the region. Our seminars aim to provide a setting for intellectual debate, sharing ideas and collaboration.

*Please note: All our seminars and event will be run online until further notice

Time and Date title booking and further information

Friday 11th Jun 2021

13:00 - 14:30

SEAS Seminar Series: Postage Stamps as Historic Documents: The Semiotics of the First Post-Liberation Issues

by Professor James H. Grayson. Emeritus Professor of Modern Korean Studies, SEAS

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Friday 28th May 2021

13:00 - 14:30

SEAS Seminar Series: Music, South Korea, and the Global Cold War
By Hee-sun Kim, Professor of Ethnomusicology, Kookmin University, and Hyun Kyong Hannah Chang, Lecturer in Korean Studies, SEAS, University of Sheffield

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Thursday 17th December 2020

12:00 - 13:30

Watching North Korea from the Sky: Geospatial Mapping in Human Rights Monitoring
By Dr Sarah Son, Lecturer in Korean Studies, SEAS

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Tuesday 1st December 2020

12:00 - 14:00

National images of East Asia: From popular music to national stigma
By Dorothy Finan, PhD student, School of East Asian Studies and Dr Kristian Hauken, Teaching Associate in East Asian Studies, School of East Asian Studies

This event has now passed. you can watch a recording of each presentation at the links below

Critical perspectives on the “global” success of J-pop and K-pop idols

The “Comfort Women” Issue Japan’s Changing Stigma Management Strategy

Friday 13th November 2020

12:00 – 13:30

Steering Eldercare Service Development in China
By Dr Christina Maags, Lecturer in Chinese Studies, University of Sheffield
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