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Gyeonghoeru Palace at Gyeongbokgung

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Seoul from Namsan Tower

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Hangang Bridge

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Upcoming Events

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A Study on Criticism of......

Thursday, October 5, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Navigating a Disrupted Liberal International......

Thursday, October 19, 2023
3:00 PM(Pacific Time)

Study abroad opportunity
Korea University 2023 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: Friday, March 31, 2023.

Hybrid symposium
Today's Challenges: Transitions in South Korea-U.S. Relations, Koreans in the U.S. and Black-Korean Ties
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This hybrid symposium explores three interconnected topics in the broader framework of geopolitics in Asia and the United States domestic politics - i) Koreans in the United States; ii) South Korea-United States relations; iii) Black-Korean relations in the United States and South Korea.

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.