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Visiting Researchers - Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen

Sun Cheol Jung
Sun Cheol Jung

Sun Cheol Jung

28 December 2021 - 28 December 2022
Mr. Jung is a prosecutor in South Korea. He is interested in 'International Crime Investigation Cases and Countermeasures in the Netherlands'. Through this study, he would like to contribute to the cooperation of prosecutors between South Korea and the Netherlands.

Yuhwan Kim
Yuhwan Kim

Yuhwan Kim

20 December 2021 - 30 June 2022
Mr. Kim's research interests focus on 'A study on the establishment and expansion of North Korean smart farming pilot complex based on ICT (The Dutch Model of Smart Farming)'. Mr.Kim is Deputy Director at the Ministry of Unification in Korea, and conducts his research under the Korean civil servants training programme.

Sookjin Kim
Sookjin Kim

Sookjin Kim

1 September 2021 - 31 August 2022
CEASG welcomes Ms. Sookjin Kim as a visiting researcher for September 2021 - September 2022. Ms. Kim's research interest focus on 'Value-added tax imposition & exemption system and improvement plan through comparison and cooperation between East Asian countries and European countries'. To contact Ms. Kim please use CEASG's general email: ceasg@rug.nl.

Eontae You
Eontae You

Eontae You

1 August 2021 - 30 July 2023
CEASG welcomes Mr. Eontae You as a visiting researcher for August 2021 - August 2023. Mr. You's research interest focus on the hydrogen economy in the Netherlands and he plans to make proposals for a Korean roadmap after examining the hydrogen policies, strategies and experience in the Netherlands and leading countries. Mr. You is a Senior Auditor / Special Audit and Investigations from South Korea. To contact Mr. You please use CEASG's general email: ceasg@rug.nl.

Ms Minjung Kim
Ms Minjung Kim

Minjung Kim

1 December 2020 - 30 November 2021
CEASG welcomes Ms. Minjung Kim as a visiting researcher for December 2020 - December 2021. Ms. Kim's research interests focus on "the admissibility of digital evidence in the criminal justice systems in the Netherlands and its related international institutions, also in relation to the Dutch Forensic Institute”. Ms. Kim is a Public Prosecutor from South Korea, and conducts her research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Ms. Kim's initial research counterpart during her stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Ms. Kim please use CEASG's general email ceasg@rug.nl.

Mr Mandar Jayawant
Mr Mandar Jayawant

Mandar Jayawant

2020-2021
CEASG welcomes economist Dr Mandar Jayawant as a visiting researcher for October 2020-December 2021. Dr Jayawant's research interests focus on "Supply chains and ‘good growth’: cashmere supply chains in Mongolia”. Dr Jayawant, who holds a PhD from the University of Stanford, is founding director of the Mongolia Opportunities Fund and has previously worked in Ulaanbaatar as the Asian Development Bank's deputy country director. To contact Dr Jayawant please use CEASG's general email ceasg@rug.nl

Heejung Cho
Heejung Cho

Heejung Cho

15 Octobober 2020 - 15 October 2022
CEASG welcomes Ms Heejung Cho as a visiting researcher for October 2020 - October 2022. Ms. Cho's research interests focus on "Regionally Based Innovative Growth in Response to the Fourth Industrial Revolution and GVC Restructuring (in Netherlands)”. Ms. Cho is Deputy Director at the Ministery of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) in Korea, and conducts her research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Ms. Cho initial research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Ms. Cho please use CEASG's general email ceasg@rug.nl.

Mr Woohyuk Choi
Mr Woohyuk Choi

Woohyuk Choi

2020 - 2021
CEASG welcomes Mr. Woohyuk Choi as a visiting researcher for January 2021 - January 2022. Mr. Choi's research interests focus on "Democracy, Human Rights and the Criminal justice systems in the Netherlands and its related international institutions”. Mr. Choi is Public at Anyang, South Korea, and conducts her research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Mr. Choi's initial research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Mr Choi please use CEASG's general email ceasg@rug.nl.

Mr. Jaekyeong Song
Mr. Jaekyeong Song

Mr. Jaekyeong Song

2020 - 2021
CEASG welcomes Mr Song as a visiting researcher for January 2020-December 2021. Mr Song's research interests focus on “Korea’s Employment Rate and Youth Employment". Mr Song is affiliated to the Economic Education and Public Relations Division of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, South Korea, and conducts his research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Mr Song's initial research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Mr Song please use CEASG's general email ceasg rug.nl.

Mr Mark Dickens
Mr Mark Dickens

Dr Mark Dickens

2021 - 2022
CEASG welcomes Dr Mark Dickens as visiting researcher for 2021-2022. Dr. Dickens has been teaching at the Department of History and Classics and the Religious Studies Program at the University of Alberta and is also affiliated with the Department of Nestorian Studies of the Kazakhstan Archeological Institute of the Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences. Mark, who wrote his MPhil and PhD degrees at Cambridge University (2003-2008), is working from Edmonton, Canada.

Mr. Jaehwan Kim
Mr. Jaehwan Kim

Jaehwan Kim

2020 - 2021
CEASG welcomes Mr Jaehwan Kim as a visiting researcher for February 2020-January 2021. Mr Kim's research interests focus on “the Netherlands prosecution system and its political neutrality". Mr Kim is a public prosecutor affiliated to the Seoul Prosecutors Office, South Korea, and conducts his research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Mr. Kim's initial research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Mr. Kim please use CEASG's general email ceasg@rug.nl

Changhee Lee
Changhee Lee

Changhee Lee

2019 - 2020
CEASG welcomes Mr Lee as a visiting researcher for December 2019- November 2020. Mr Lee’s research interests focus on "Human Rights of victims in Netherlands criminal law procedures". Mr Lee is affiliated to the Busan District Prosecutor's Office, South Korea, and conducts his research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Mr Lee's initial research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Mr Kim please use CEASG's general email ceasg rug.nl.

Muhadi Sugiono
Muhadi Sugiono

Mr Muhadi Sugiono

2018-2020
CEASG and GSG welcome Mr Muhadi Sugiono as visiting researcher and external PhD candidate at the University of Groningen. Mr Sugiono is affiliated to the Department of International Relations at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. He is currently writing a PhD on humanitarianism in EU foreign policy, focusing on case studies of EU policy in Somalia, Ukraine and Myanmar. He is an expert on security issues and actively involved in the international campaigns to abolish nuclear weapons. He has an interest in comparative regionalism especially comparing Europe and Asia. He is currently analyzing the Belt and Road Initiative in relation to China’s power and leadership in contemporary International Relations. Muhadi Sugiono can be contact by email: msugiono ugm.ac.id

Hiu Man Chan
Hiu Man Chan

Dr. Hiu Man Chan

May 2019
CEASG welcomes Dr. Hiu Man Chan of Birmingham City University (Birmingham School of Art) as visiting researcher in April 2019. Dr Chan specialises in creative industries collaboration between the UK and China, and is currently working as Research Assistant at the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts, Birmingham City University. She also writes for several international media on her research specialism as a columnist and specialist journalist. Dr Chan has previously partipated in CEASG conferences and is visiting CEASG under the Erasmus plus mobility training programme.

Seokkwan Kim
Seokkwan Kim

Mr. Seokkwan Kim

August 2018 - July 2020              
CEASG welcomes Mr Kim as a visiting researcher for 2018-2020. Mr Kim's research interests focus on "Violation of Criminal Law and Labour Law following the Wassenaar Agreement in the Netherlands". Mr Kim is affiliated to the Seoul Southern District Prosecutor's Office, South Korea, and conducts his research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Mr Kim's initial research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Mr Kim please use CEASG's general email ceasg@rug.nl.

Young Jae Kim
Young Jae Kim

Prof. Young Jae Kim

CEASG welcomes Prof. Young Jae Kim as guest researcher for July 2018. Prof. Kim is affiliated to College for Economics and International Trade of Pusan National University, Busan South Korea. Prof Kim joins CEASG under the PNU-Groningen Research Centre, a partnership between CEASG and PNU launched in 2013. Prof Kim will work with dr. Sunkung Choi of the Faculty of Economics and Business, on an a publication related to the effects of US trade protectionism on Korea-EU FTA. To contact Prof Kim please email us on: ceasg@rug.nl
Kuo-Chun Yeh
Kuo-Chun Yeh

Prof. Kuochun Yeh

CEASG welcomes professor Kuochun Yeh as 2017-2018 Taiwan Chair. Kuo-chun Yeh is Professor of the Graduate Institute of National Development at National Taiwan University and 2017-2018 Taiwan Chair at Ghent University and University of Groningen. In Groningen, Prof Yeh will guest lecture at various faculties and co-organize, with dr Frank Gaenssmantel, the Workshop on "EU foreign policy and the response from East Asia". Prof Yeh visits Groningen under the U4 cooperation with Ghent University, Uppsala University and University of Goettingen.
Byung-Wan Choi
Byung-Wan Choi

Mr. Byung-Wan Choi

1 January 2018 - 22 December 2018
CEASG welcomes Mr Choi as a visiting researcher for 2018. Mr Choi's research interests focus on female labor participation in Korea and the Netherlands. Mr Choi is Director of Public Contracts and Procurement Policy Division of the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of South Korea, and conducts his research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Mr Choi's research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Mr Choi please use CEASG's general email ceasg rug.nl.
Sunae Park
Sunae Park

Ms. Sunae Park

1 January 2018 - 22 December 2018
CEASG welcomes Ms Park as a visiting researcher for 2018. Ms Park is an alumna of EWHA Womans University (Law) whose research interests focus on domestic violence in Korea and the Netherlands. Ms Park works as a prosecutor in South Korea, and conducts her research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Ms Park's temporary research counterpart during her stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Ms Park please use CEASG's general email ceasg rug.nl.

Taeho Yong
Taeho Yong

Mr. Taeho Yong

1 January 2018 - 22 December 2018
CEASG welcomes Mr Yong as a visiting researcher for 2018. Mr Yong is an alumnus of Hanyang University, Seoul (Law). Mr Yong works as a prosecutor in South Korea, and conducts his research under the Korean civil servants training programme. Mr Yong's temporary research counterpart during his stay in Groningen is CEASG director international Tjalling Halbertsma. To contact Mr Yong please use CEASG's general email ceasg rug.nl.

Jung Suhyo
Jung Suhyo

Mr. Jung Suhyo

June 2016 -December 2016
Mr. Jung works at the Minstry of Interior and will conduct his research at the University of Groningen regarding "Activation of Smartwork and Government Innovation". He will work from the CEASG offices with research counterpart prof. Tjalling Halbertsma. Earlier, CEASG welcomed visiting researchers from the Korean Ministry of Justice, and the Korean Minister of Gender and Family Affairs.
Seonok Lee
Seonok Lee

Ms. Seonok Lee

September 2016
Seonok is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. She was born and grew up in South Korea. She is currently writing her doctoral dissertation on how the production of race and racial hierarchies is deeply intertwined with economic migration and global capitalism in contemporary East Asia. Her research involved working alongside foreign migrant workers in South Korean factories and interviewing foreign brides from Southeast Asian countries.

Dr. Gaby Bamana
Dr. Gaby Bamana

Dr. Gaby Bamana

May 2016
Gaby Bamana holds a PhD in social Anthropology at the University of Wales, UK, conducts research on Mongolia and Inner Asia. Dr. Bamana, who is fluent in Mongolian, is author of numerous articles and books on Mongolian culture including On the tea road, A journey into Mongolian life and culture (2011); "Articles Tea practices in Mongolia: A field of gendered power and meanings" (Asian Ethnology) "Dogs and Herders: Mythical Kinship, Spiritual analogy, and Sociality in rural Mongolia " (Sino- Platonic papers, March 2014); "Men on the right and women on the left: Symbolism and metaphor in Mongolian ger domestic space" (Mongolia Society Journal).


prof. Feng Duan
prof. Feng Duan

prof. Feng Duan

March 2016 - April 2016
Professor Feng Duan teaches Translation Studies at Sichuan University. He got his doctoral degree in Comparative Literature(2007) and MA(1990) in Linguistics from Sichuan University. His interests in scholarship include contemporary translation theories and 20th century Chinese translation history. Duan’s recent publications include “A Cross Disciplinary Analysis of ‘Cultural Translation’, “Cultural Translation and Culture as Translation: Review on Kate Sturge’s Ethnographic Translation Theory”, “Translation as Performance: Performance Theory and Translation of Chinese Ethnic Minority Oral Literature” and more.

Mr. Teahun Kang
Mr. Teahun Kang

Mr. Taehun Kang

September 2015- August 2016
Mr. Kang works as a prosecutor in the Republic of Korea and will conduct his research on human rights issues and, tentatively, North Korea. He will work at the CEASG offices with RUG research counterpart prof. Tjalling Halbertsma. In 2014 CEASG welcomed Mr. Jae Woong Lee as visiting scholar. Mr. Lee works with the Ministry of Family and Gender, Republic of Korea and conducted his research on “The social integration of married immigrant women and differentiation in related policy demands". Read more

dr. Chen Ruohong
dr. Chen Ruohong

Dr. Chen Ruohong - Beijing Foreign Studies University

September 2015 - February 2016
Dr. Chen Ruohong. is a visiting research scholar at Law School, the University of Groningen. Before coming to Groningen she has been working as Associate Professor of Law at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) in China. She was awarded Ph.D degree in June 2007 from University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) for her research on legal framework for international tax competition. read more

Ms. Jing Chang
Ms. Jing Chang

Associate Professor Jing Chang - Chang Zhi University

April 2015 - June 2016
On 9 April 2015 Globalisation Studies Groningen (GSG) and the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen (CEASG) both welcomed Associate Professor Jing Chang of Chang Zhi University, research visitor till June 2015. Ms Jing Chang will conduct research on governance in multicultural societies. Ms Chang received her doctoral degree in Tianjin Normal University, majoring Chinese and Foreign Political Institution and International Relations and is now an associate professor in Shanxi Changzhi University. Her research focuses on Multiculturalism, local governance and Comparative Politics. Read more

prof. Ni Yuping
prof. Ni Yuping

Prof. Ni Yuping - Tsingua University

February 2015 - July 2015
On February 2015 the Chairgroup Social and Economic History at the Faculty of Arts welcomed Prof Ni Yuping from Tsinghua University Beijing, research visitor till July 2015. During the visit, Prof Yuping will conduct his research on the fiscal history of Qing China, ca. 1644-1911 in comparison with European fiscal development during the same period. He will collaborate closely with prof. Maarten Duijvendak and dr. Martin Uebele. Read more

prof. Zuo Ting
prof. Zuo Ting

Prof. Zuo Ting - China Agricultural University

January 2015 - February 2015
During his visit, Prof Zuo will conduct his research and meet with colleagues of the University of Groningen to discuss cooperation in research and teaching between Groningen and the China Agricultural University. He will also give a public lecture on smallholders’ farming practices and environmental impact in China. Prof. Zuo Ting is the deputy dean of the College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD), and director of the Centre for China Eco-Compensation Policy Studies at China Agricultural University (CAU), Beijing. Read more

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