Taiwan’s Collective Memory of Japan: Around the Horn

By | August 31, 2015

Collective memory of Japan’s imperial expansion in the first half of the 20th century differs from country to country. To be better understand how Japan is collectively remembered in Taiwan, Steven Denney goes “Around the Horn,” in new series of loose and informal but considered and knowledgeable scholarly interactions and engagements.

Unpacking Beijing’s “Sinocentric Narcissism” during the Loudspeaker Crisis

By | August 25, 2015

Sino-NK translates a key editorial about how recent events along the Korean DMZ might impact the Chinese-North Korean relationship.

Charismatic Politics: Kim Jong-suk’s Supporting Cast of Female Fighters

By | August 25, 2015

Following in the footsteps of Kim Jong-suk and the rest of North Korea’s revolutionary pantheon was a group of hitherto nameless fighters. With Women of Korea in hand, Robert Winstanley-Chesters inscribes the stories of their lives and extraordinary deaths.

Yongusil 73: Complex Networks, the State, and Civil Society in South Korea

By | August 24, 2015

Sino-NK’s managing editor, Steven Denney, and co-editor, Christopher Green, contributed to a recently published book on network complexity, the state, and civil society in Northeast Asia. This Yongusil recaps their contribution and discusses their findings.

Yongusil 72: The End of Ethnic Nationalism? A Review

By and | August 10, 2015

Change is afoot within the national conscious of the (South) Korean body politic. Sino-NK’s Steven Denney and Christopher Green review the latest piece of scholarship devoted to explaining the latest changes and variations in Korean nationhood and nationalism.

Yongusil 71: Tiempo Devorado addresses Corea del Norte in “Invisible Transitions”

By | July 30, 2015

From the heart of Catalonia, a journal hosted by the Autonomous University of Barcelona makes trans-continental connections by considering North Korea and its invisible transitions.

Yongusil 70: Korean Studies, the Copenhagen Interpretation and BAKS Papers 16

By | July 30, 2015

The British Association of Korean Studies has released the 16th manifestation of its august journal, BAKS Papers. The Yongusil plants its eyes firmly on the pages.