Ep. 4 – Masha Roslyakova on Russo-Korean relations, challenges for non-native English speakers in Korea, and Moscow’s interests in Northeast Asia

A native of Moscow, Masha Roslyakova has a lot to say on the Russian community in Seoul. In this podcast we talk about Russia’s role in Northeast Asia, human trafficking in Korea, the difficulties she’s encountered as a non-native English speaker, and why Moscow does not want reunification. Masha is a KGSP Scholar pursuing her Read more about Ep. 4 – Masha Roslyakova on Russo-Korean relations, challenges for non-native English speakers in Korea, and Moscow’s interests in Northeast Asia[…]

Ep. 3 – Peter Ward on North Korea, South Korean Society, and Learning Korean

Peter Ward is an aspiring scholar of North Korean studies. He is Andrei Lankov’s research assistant, a masters student at Seoul National University, a researcher at the Asan Policy Institute, a writer at NKNews, and also an Englishman. His twitter handle is @rpcward89 Show Notes 1:19     on language learning in the UK 4:37    Read more about Ep. 3 – Peter Ward on North Korea, South Korean Society, and Learning Korean[…]

Ep. 2 – Manuel Azuaje-Alamo on Japan and Korea differences, East Asian literature, and language learning

Manuel Azuaje-Alamo is  a PhD. candidate at Harvard University. After studying at Shizuoka University (Japan), he obtained his BA from the University of Alberta (East Asian Studies Major, Comparative Literature Minor), and later was a visiting researcher at the University of Waseda (Japan). He also obtained a Masters degree from, and began a PhD. program Read more about Ep. 2 – Manuel Azuaje-Alamo on Japan and Korea differences, East Asian literature, and language learning[…]

Ep. 1 – Robert Kelly on Northeast Asian Security, International Relations, and the Koreas

Recorded one week before his now-infamous interview on the BBC, Robert Kelly (@Robert_E_Kelly) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Diplomacy at Pusan National University. Dr. Kelly’s research interests include international relations theory in East Asia, U.S. foreign policy in Asia and the Middle East, Korean Foreign Policy, and international financial Read more about Ep. 1 – Robert Kelly on Northeast Asian Security, International Relations, and the Koreas[…]