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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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[Non-CKS] Science Fiction and East......

Thursday, April 18, 2024
11:00 AM

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Book Talk: "Your Utopia"...

Monday, April 22, 2024
4:30 PM

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[Author Talks] Starry Field: A......

Thursday, May 2, 2024
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Study abroad opportunity

Korea University 2024 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: Sunday, March 31, 2024.

New Grant

Grant for "Koreans in the World" Project
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The Center for Korean Studies receives grant for "Koreans in the World" project.

Student Support

Korean Studies Conference Support Grant
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The Korean Studies Conference Support Grant supports UCLA Ph.D. students to present Korean studies-related research at academic conferences and events.

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.

[Non-CKS] Student Opportunity

U.S. Congress - Republic of Korea National Assembly Exchange Program
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Applications are due Friday, April 12, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST

Student Contest

2024 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.