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.
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.
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.
In a new “neutron star” of a book, sociologist Shine Choi delves into the many ways of seeing North Korea. Sino-NK reviews the argumentative battlefield.
A Roundtable Review of Suk-young Kim’s DMZ Crossing: Performing Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border
Suk-Young Kim’s new scholarly monograph on the performance and emotional perils of Korean division provokes a trio of responses.
A large gathering of European scholars working on Korea was bound to generate some intellectual heat. Sino-NK’s Director of Research chronicles productive sparks from the event.
For the ranks of Korean intellectuals and essayists, the zeitgeist of the 1930s and 40s was both fantastic and pessimistic in equal measure. Scholar Janet Poole intrepidly situates their writings, and their lives, in her new book. Reviewed here by Sino-NK.
The latest issue of #Shigak recaps and analyzes some of the top stories and reports between May and June, focusing on a labor dispute at Kia Motors, an Ivy League pipe dream, and the political and economic consequences of the MERS outbreak.