Research-centric project-based Korean studies in Melbourne

Korean Australians
Korean-born Australian singer-songwriter Dami Im was runner-up of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest; Yang Hi Choe-Wall is a Korean Australian academic, writer and researcher specialising in Korean literature of Chos┼Ćn period (1392-1910); Yvette King is a Korean Australian television presenter and entertainment journalist. All images CC BY-SA 3.0, 4.0.

This research project (Academy of Korean Studies Seed Grant, A$276,000, 2020-23) aims to raise the quality, impact, and profile of Korean Studies through high-impact multidisciplinary research collaborations and public engagement activities.

Outcomes / activities

A national survey focusing on Asian immigrants and their use of traditional and digital media will be conducted in October 2020.

Other research and engagement activities involving Asia studies, media and communication studies, business management, and urban planning scholars are currently being discussed.