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Presentation for UAI board members at Kyujanggak, Seoul National University

On September 21st, 2018, presentations on the Sillok research and translation were held before the board members of the Union Académique Internationale (UAI) in a conference room at the Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies, Seoul National University. First, Hacksun Cha, a Sillok researcher and translator, made a presentation titled “The Current State of Sillok Translation […]

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Sejong le surdoué ? : A case study of the highly gifted governing a country

King Sejong had certain peculiar characteristics that affected his reign, which was characterized by such an abundance of political, cultural, scientific, and technological advancements that one keen observer termed it “Sejong’s one-man renaissance.” One can be easily overwhelmed by his success and simply conclude, “Well, he was a just genius.” But Sejong was a man […]

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Sillok Research to be Presented before the board members of the Union Académique Internationale

When: September 21st, 2018 | 10:00 – 11:50 am Where: Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies, Seoul National University Speakers: Tae-jin Yi & Hacksun Cha Since 2012, the Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty have been translated into English under the auspices of the National Institute of Korean History (NIKH). This project was initiated by then President of the […]