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European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 20.2

Special Section: Adaptation and Resistance In and Around South Korea: The Cases of Migrant Workers, Diasporas, Laborers, and Online Feminist Activists 1 YOUNGMI KIM, University of Edinburgh Special Introduction: Adaptation and Resistance In and Around South Korea: The Cases of Migrant Workers, Diasporas, Laborers, and Online Feminist Activists 7 HAERAN SHIN, Seoul National University The…

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EJKS Issue EJKS 20.1

European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 20.1

Research Articles 1 DONGGUE LEE and SANGWOO HAN, Sungkyunkwan University and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Families in the Household Registers of Seventeenth-Century Korea: Capital, Urban and Rural Areas 35 PATRICK VIERTHALER, Kyoto University A Reconsideration of the New Right’s Formative Period (2003–2008): Conservative Experiences, Mass Media and Cultural Memory in Po… Members Please login for full…

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EJKS Issue European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 19.2

European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 19.2

Special Section: North Korean Popular Culture 1 KEITH HOWARD, SOAS University of London Special Introduction: North Korean Popular Culture 7 PETER MOODY, Columbia University From Production to Consumption: The Socialist Realism/Personality Cult Divide in North Korean Popular Music 37 ROWAN PEASE, SOAS University of London A Cross-Border Life and Legacy: Zheng Lücheng 57 PEKKA KORHO……

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The Drama in the Sentence: Sequence as a Crucial Challenge for Literary Translation from and to Korean (Page 1-41)

Abstract In translation, carefully-crafted sentences are exposed to myriad dangers. This is because translators tend to prioritize syntactical fidelity at the expense of sequence, that is, the order of elements insofar as this relates to calculated progression, gradual disclosure of information, and cumulative development of meaning. But if sequence is turned around for the sake…

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Feminist Ethnography in South Korea: Documenting Conversion to Islam in “Multicultural” Korea and the Gendered Struggle for Belonging (Page 233-257)

Abstract This paper presents a feminist ethnographic account of the gendered struggle for belonging in “multicultural” Korea through an in-depth case study of a Korean Muslim woman convert and her family. Centering the informant and her family’s narratives, I explore the gendered implications linked to her conversion to Islam, her sense of belonging and how…

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Rethinking Hegemony and Neutralization in Korea: Multinational Diplomatic Engagements in the Run-Up to the Russo-Japanese War (1903–1904) – Page 97-126

Abstract This article demonstrates that the Russo-Japanese rivalry, far from being just another example of imperialist competition during the Age of Imperialism, can also serve as a useful case study of a diplomatic contest over a periphery between hegemonic powers. During this diplomatic tug-of-war, the Korean peninsula became the focal point of a contest between…

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