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 1, 2022

Cinema narrators as cultural entrepreneurs

On 25 February 2022, Matthias Krings and Solomon Waliaula (Mainz University) presented recent findings of their research project “Cinema narration in East Africa – an intermedial […]
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 […]
February 9, 2022

Hyginus Ekwuazi

Prof. Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi Professor of Broadcasting & Film at University of Ibadan, Ibadan/Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos Hyginus Ekwuazi heads the graduate programme in film production at […]
January 31, 2022

Yonson Ahn

Prof. Dr. Yonson Ahn Goethe University Frankfurt Prof. Yonson Ahn holds the Chair of Korean Studies and Deputy Executive Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre of East […]
January 28, 2022

Project – K Korean Film Festival 10th Edition 2021

The 10th Korean Film Festival Frankfurt took place from October 20th to 31st, 2021. To celebrate its 10th anniversary the motto of the festival was “Identity”. […]
January 28, 2022

The 3rd edition of the Korean Popular Culture Workshop

The 3rd edition of the Korean Popular Culture Workshop was organized online on 9 December 2021 and started at 17:00 CET. The 96 participants listened to […]
February 1, 2022

Transformation of the Korean Wave

January 31, 2022

Frauke Behre

Frauke Behre PhD student in Korean Studies,Goethe University Frankfurt Frauke Behre is part of the Korean Studies Department at Goethe University. With a background in empirical […]