Rehabilitation of Hwang Pyong-so?

In December 2017, I wrote an article regarding the dismissal of Hwang Pyong-so. Nevertheless, according to the daily newspaper Korea Joongang ilbo, as of now, Hwang Pyong-so (bio in french is available there), an aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and head of the North Korean Army’s General Political Bureau before being sacked last year, has been rehabilitated and made first vice department director of the Central Committee within the WPK.

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New sanctions against North Korea

The Trump administration announced today new sanctions targeting a Russian bank, two North Korean entities and one North Korean citizen for facilitating “illegal financial activity.”

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Call for papers of the research journal “Acta Asiatica Varsoviensia” (issue 31)

Acta Asiatica Varsoviensia invites researchers, scholars and authors to submit their original and extended research to publish in our peer reviewed international research journal. All submitted papers will be peer reviewed and published. Articles shall be sent at acta.asiatica@iksio.pan.pl.

Former issues are available there.

We invite proposals for articles, especially on the following themes:

  • Cultural issues in Asia,
  • Historical issues,
  • Korean Peninsula,
  • Linguistical issue
  • North-East Asia,
  • Theory in Asian cultures,
  • International relations in the Asian context.

Guidance about how to propose an article can be found in the online author instructions. We do use Harvard referencing.

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Presentation related to North Korean studies in Poland – event at University of Central Lancashire

I’m delighted to announce that on the 25th June, I will deliver a presentation related to current issues in North Korean studies in Poland at an International Workshop at the International Institute on Korean Studies on the Landscape of Taiwan Studies … Continue reading Presentation related to North Korean studies in Poland – event at University of Central Lancashire