Author’s Response to Sino-NK Roundtable on Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950–1992
Some scholars are reluctant to actively engage with critiques of their work. This is a dreadful shame, for it is only in so-doing that the rising tide of academic knowledge can raise all boats to a new and better level. Fortunately, it was in this very spirit that Charles K. Armstrong seized upon #ArmstrongRoundtable convenor Benjamin Young’s request for a response to our review of his latest work.
Yongusil 19 looks back to the first half of 2013 and Brian Gleason, Darcie Draudt and Steven Denneys’ appearance at the ASAN Plenum, rising star of the ROK’s think tank ecosystem.
Robert Winstanley-Chesters follows the trail of North Korean charismatic politics deep into the developmental realm, from fungus’ place under the Sunshine policy to the recently rebuilt Central Mushroom Institute.
This Yongusil journeys to Far Eastern Federal District for an illuminative exercise in the uncovering and utilization of marginalized resources and scholarship in the guise of Problemy Dalnego Vostoka.
South Korea appears to have a rich and varied mediasphere. However, over the last two years there has been conflict over the role of “jongpyeon” media companies TV Chosun, Channel-A, JTBC and MBN. The connection to inter-Korean relations is worth noting. Christopher Green explains.
The distorted divide in South Korea between left and right, conservative and progressive, shields a far more pronounced divide between the forces of democracy and… something else. A recent Hankyoreh column, deconstructed by Steven Denney.
Yongusil 17: One Dream, Three Nations: Adam Cathcart on “Double Defectors” at the 2013 Korea-UK Forum on the Peaceful Unification of Korea
Following ROK President Park Geun-hye’s succesful and unifying visit to London and Buckingham Palace, our Editor in Chief Adam Cathcart appears in London at the 2013 Korea-UK Forum on the Peaceful Unification of the Korean Peninsula.