The Seoul Lab Workshop "Urban Aspirations in Seoul: Religion and Megacities in Comparative Perspectives"

Workshops, conferences 2017

  • Start: Jan 23, 2017 09:30
  • End: Jan 25, 2017 11:00
  • Location: Institute of Korean Studies, Free University of Berlin (Fabeckstr. 7, 14195 Berlin)
The Seoul Lab Workshop "Urban Aspirations in Seoul: Religion and Megacities in Comparative Perspectives"
Presenters: Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity) ▪ Doyoung Song (Hanyang University) ▪ Hyun Mee Kim (Yonsei University) ▪ Jin-Heon Jung (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity) ▪ Nicholas Harkness (Harvard University) Discussants: Selected Faculty Members from Institute of Korean Studies, Freie Universität Berlin


For more details please contact vdvoffice(at)mmg.mpg.de.




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Monday, 23 January 2017 ▪ Workshop
09:30-09:40 Welcoming Remark
09:40-10:40 Peter van der Veer: “Seoul-Berlin in Comparative Perspectives”
10:40-11:40 Jin-Heon Jung: “(Post)Cold War Aspirations of Korean Refugee-Migrants in Seoul and Berlin”
11:40-12:00 Break
12:00-13:00 Nicholas Harkness: “The Social Semiotics of Aspiration in Seoul”
13:00-13:50 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Hyun Mee Kim: “Becoming a City Buddhist among the Young Generation in Seoul”
15:00-16:00 Doyoung Song: “Seoul Mosque: An Aspiration of Foreign Religion”
16:00-16:20 Break
16:20-17:20 Discussion
17:30-18:30 Break
18:30-19:30 Publication Planning

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 ▪ Fieldwork on Berlin Aspiration
09:30-11:00 Holocaust Memorial
11:00-13:00 Neue Wache
13:00-14:00 Break
14:00-16:00 Merienfelde Camp
16:00-18:00 Dong Xuan Center
18:00-19:00 Break
19:00-20:00 Wrap-up Discussion


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