Posts Tagged ‘Kim Jong-un’
Is the succession process to Kim Jong-un complete, or still very much in train? Sino-NK’s chief editor analyzes a recently-unearthed speech by the supreme leader.
Robert Winstanley-Chesters examines the scaling and rescaling of important political and narrative messages in 2014 and 1964, including the vital role played by group meetings at different institutional levels.
Warsaw calling Pyongyang: this Yongusil reviews the recent output of Polish academic institutions and publications focused on East Asia—in particular that of Dr. Nicolas Levi.
Coverage of the fallout from the purge of Jang Sung-taek has been both abundant and fascinating, and this is particularly true for Chinese readers. Sino-NK newcomer Emile Dirks makes sure that the rest of the world doesn’t miss out on the energetic media expression of Beijing’s alarm at unusual North Korean conduct.
The Unhasu Orchestra has disappeared from North Korean cultural life. Adam Cathcart and Steven Denney explore that orchestra’s role (and that of the AP) in diplomacy within North Korea’s political repertoire, in a newly-published scholarly article for the North Korean Review.
In part two of an expansive funded research project, Sino-NK continues its look into the ideological framework of North Korean statecraft. This part also includes an extensive introduction on the relationship between ideology and lived reality.
Sino-NK is a 2013-2014 grantee of the Seoul-based Academy of Korean Studies. In this, the first part of an expansive funded research project, the research team looks at the ideological framework of North Korean statecraft: Songun.