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Gyeonghoeru Palace at Gyeongbokgung

Photo by Jacob Rosen. (Cropped)

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Seoul from Namsan Tower

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Hangang Bridge

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Upcoming Events

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[Non-CKS] Navigating Korea's Esport and......

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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[Non-CKS] Cultural Lens on North......

Thursday, December 7, 2023
3:00 PM - 6:15 PM

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Food, Governance, and Military Performance......

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
4:00 PM(Pacific Time)

Study abroad opportunity
Korea University 2024 International Summer Campus
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The Center for Korean Studies will be selecting nine undergraduate students to participate in the Korea University International Summer Campus program this summer with tuition waiver and housing. Application Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Student Support
Korean Studies Conference Support Grant
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The Korean Studies Conference Support Grant supports UCLA Ph.D. students to present Korean studies-related research at academic conferences and events.

2023 UCLA CKS "Comfort Women" Creative Project Contest
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Through this creative project contest, CKS aims to educate the UCLA community on ongoing issues pertaining to “comfort women” from Korea, Taiwan, China, the Philippines, and elsewhere, who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during the Pacific War.

Visiting Scholars Program
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Each year, the UCLA Center for Korean Studies welcomes scholars from universities and institutions throughout the world, who are drawn to UCLA for its dynamic research environment.