Gender in Modern East Asia: An Integrated History

Gender in Modern East Asia explores the history of women and gender in China, Korea, and Japan from the seventeenth century to the present.

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Gender in Modern East Asia: An Integrated History

Divine Domesticities: Christian Paradoxes in Asia and the Pacific

Divine Domesticities: Christian Paradoxes in Asia and the Pacific fills a huge lacuna in the scholarly literature on missionaries in Asia/Pacific and is transnational history at its finest.

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K-Pop: The International Rise of the Korean Music Industry

K-pop, described by Time Magazine in 2012 as “South Korea’s greatest export”, has rapidly achieved a large worldwide audience of devoted fans largely through distribution over the Internet.

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Red Love Across the Pacific

Red Love Across the Pacific examines the transnational movement that swept across the Asia-Pacific in the 1920s and 1930s as a combined form of political and sexual revolution for women and men,...

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Korea Institute

The Korea Institute meets its mission by

  • Extending and enhancing the teaching of the Korean language and a wide range of Korean-related subjects
  • Promoting original research and intellectual dialogue between Australia and Korea
  • Establishing a high-level annual policy forum held alternately in Australia and Korea
  • Providing fellowships for researchers and graduate students
  • Encouraging closer cooperation between Korean and Australian universities as well as with universities in the World
  • Regularly participating in the world-wide Consortium of the Centres for Korean Studies.
  • Promoting active participation by government, business and the public in the Institute’s activities.

AKS Project

AKS Project

The Transnational Humanities in Korean Studies (THKS) project, funded by the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS), aims to enhance and transform humanities research and teaching in the field of Korean Studies through theme-based and transnational approaches.

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Media Library


Korea-related media of historical-cultural interest are often hidden in libraries and private collections around the world. In response, the AKS Project has established the Pictori online media library, allowing users to browse, discuss and utilise images of interest to Korean Studies.

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