European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 16

Abstract This article aims to explore the Japanese colonial government’s efforts to promote mass movements in Korea which rose suddenly and showed remarkable growth throughout the 1930s. It focuses on two Governor-Generals and the directors of the Education Bureau who created the Social Indoctrination movements under Governor-General Ugaki Kazushige in the early 1930s and the…

European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 17.1

Editor’s Note Swimming against the Brexit tide, The Papers of the British Association for Korean Studies has become, after sixteen volumes, the European Journal of Korean Studies. This first issue (though maintaining the volume numbers of the BAKS Papers) of the EJKS contains two fine research articles, one from Moscow and the other from Australia,…

European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 17.2

Editor’s Note In this issue, we are pleased to offer two research articles, three research notes, a number of book reviews, and a special research note. Much of our collection examines North Korea, and the remainder ranges from colonial times into contemporary South Korean politics and society. The scholarship on North Korean literature has been…

European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 18.1

Editor’s Note Saying goodbye is always a challenge. With this issue of the European Journal of Korean Studies, we say goodbye to the longstanding and much-loved cover design of the Papers of the British Association for Korean Studies. We have Professor Keith Howard to thank for the previous graphic iteration of the journal, whose generation…