Sexual Violence & War in East Asia
Join us for a bybrid conference with talks by scholars from South Korea, Australia and Germany.
|26 November 2021|
Zoom link: https://ucph-ku.zoom.us/j/64696782477Room: 9A.1.01 Nanna Berg Auditoriet
|Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Dr. Barbara Wall, University of Copenhagen
|10:10-10:30||Bearing the Unbearable: Survival strategies and agency of the Korean “Comfort Women”
Dr. Yonson Ahn, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
|10:30-10:50||Narratives of Wartime Sexual Slavery in Peacetime China
Dr. Louise Edwards, University of New South Wales, Australia
|10:50-11:10||Challenging the Global Human Rights Regime: Transnational Significance of the “Comfort Women” Redress Movement
Dr. Na-Young Lee, Chung Ang University, South Korea
|11:10-11:30||Commemorative Politics: Affect and Activism in a Transnational Frame
Dr. Vera Mackie, University of Wollongong, Australia
This conference is part of the new MA program in Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen and organized by Beata Switek (Japan Studies), Bo Ærenlund Sørensen (China Studies), Ravinder Kaur (Modern South Asian Studies), Barbara Wall (Korea Studies), Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen.
The 2020 Korean Studies Grant Program of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2020-V-007) and the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen have generously supported the event.
Everybody everywhere is welcome!
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