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Valérie Gelézeau lecture: “Landscapes of Power: Mass Housing at the Urban Core in South Korea”
08 Dec 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Valérie Gelézeau addresses in her research the various dimensions of space as a social construct in contemporary Korea, via different perspectives including urban geography, cultural geography, regional geography and geopolitics. She is the author of Ap’at’ŭ konghwaguk (“The Republic of Apartments” 2007), Atlas de Séoul (2011, a geographical monograph of Seoul as a megacity) and, with Koen De Ceuster and Alain Delissen, the co-editor of De-bordering Korea. Tangible and intangible legacies of the Sunshine Policy (Routledge 2013).
Jennifer Chun (Chair)
Director, Centre for the Study of Korea & Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Scarborough
Sungjo Kim (Discussant)
Historian, Course Instructor in Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, York University
Valérie Gelézeau (Speaker)
Associate professor at l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS, Paris), Affiliated fellow at the International Institute for Asian Studies (Leiden, The Netherlands)
Centre for the Study of Korea
Dr. David Chu Community Network in Asia Pacific Studies