Thanks to SEED, altogether three carousel lectures on research about things Korean shall be offered at Palacky University Olomouc from 2018 to 2020. Every year in the summer semester, seven internationally recognized scholars and experts come to Olomouc to present research-based teaching and to demonstrate how they inquire into special aspects of premodern, modern, contemporary or even future Korea.

First lecture series

23 February – 18 May 2018

Legacies and heritage: Aspects of premodern and modernizing Korea and their lasting (or imagined) relevance for today’s Korean society


Second lecture series

15 February – 10 May 2019

Issues defining contemporary Korea


Third lecture series

28 February – 24 April 2020

Between Nostalgia and Nausea: Attitudes towards the Past in Contemporary Korea