November 23, 2022

Ann Heylen on the digitization of scholarly publishing in East Asian popular culture research

On 6 December 2022, Ann Heylen, Professor at the Department of Taiwan Culture, Languages and Literature, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), and Executive Director of the […]
November 8, 2022

CEDITRAA AT SITUATIONS 2022 Conference

Casandra Chistinean was part of this year’s interdisciplinary conference titled “Situations 2022 – Global Content Provider: Korean Film and TV Drama Industry and Entertainment”. “Situations: Cultural […]
November 8, 2022

4th Korean Popular Culture Workshop in Frankfurt, 16/11/2022

The 4th edition of the Korean Popular Culture Workshop will take place on the 16th of November 2022 between 4 and 6 pm CET. The event […]
October 10, 2022

CEDITRAA AT BUSAN FILM FESTIVAL 2022

As part of her field research for CEDITRAA, Casandra Chistinean attended the 17th edition of the Busan Film Festival. She attended screening venues with open talks […]
July 10, 2022

Workshop “Popular Music Production and Regulation Online”

From 14 to 15 July 2022, Alexander Peukert, associated CEDITRAA member, Goethe University Frankfurt, and CEDITRAA member Ute Röschenthaler organise an interdisciplinary workshop “Comparative Perspectives on […]
March 28, 2022

A Key to Korea‘s Compressed Modernity

Hwang Sok-yong is one of South Korea’s most widely read and most prolific writers. The author of more than a dozen novels and the hugely popular, ten-volume “Jang Gil-san”, an epic about […]
March 4, 2022

In a world in which power lies in the control of brands, Putin seeks power through the acquisition of lands

Is there a connection between Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine and the emerging new world order of cultural production? Yes there is, and it […]
February 17, 2022

Call for Contributions until 28/02/22: BTS, a Critical Reader

Responsible Contact Person at CEDITRAA: Casandra Christinean Dr. Frances Gateward, one of the guest lecturers of last year’s Korean Popular Culture Workshop, and her research team […]
January 20, 2022

Dynamic Optimal Distinctiveness in South Korean Films

The sub-project investigates optimal distinctiveness under the contingency of time, focusing on South Korean films and using Computer Vision to elicit the novelty of films.