Other Resources & Groups
Korea Economic Institute of America (KEIA)
One of KEI's most important missions is to broaden and deepen understanding among Americans about developments in Korea and the value of the U.S.-Korea relationships. They have a podcast series, Korean Kontext, which features interviews on a wide range of topics of interest. One interview of particular interest is with Kevin O'Donnell, the first Peace Corps Korea Country Director.
The go-to site for people looking for information on living in Korea.
The Korea Society
The Korea Society is dedicated to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea. In pursuit of its mission, the Society arranges programs that facilitate discussion, exchanges and research on topics of vital interest to both countries in the areas of public policy, business, education, intercultural relations and the arts. Funding for these programs is derived from contributions, endowments, grants, membership dues and program fees.
A great bookstore - this link will take you to their main portal where you can select either the US store or the Korean store. Visit our Amazon Store and see the Seoul Selection page of books you can purchase from Amazon.
Royal Asiatic Society - Korea Branch 왕립아세아학회한국지부
The Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch (RASKB), founded in 1900, is the oldest organization in Korea specially designed to introduce people to the beauty of this land in all its many aspects. In addition to information about lectures and excursions, this website offers an e-book library, as well as a large selection of books about Korea for sale.
The Korea Food Foundation
Looking for good restaurants that serve Korean food (한식)? Or a nearby Korean grocery store....look no further...
Korean History: A Bibliography by Kenneth Robison
"The subjects include not only political, diplomatic, and economic history, but also historical linguistics, art history, literature, philosophy and religion, and overseas Koreans, for example. Chronologically, coverage concludes in the 1960s. For studies of South Korea's politics and economy, 1961 is the stopping point; for South Korean foreign relations, coverage continues through the 1965 treaty with Japan and the Vietnam War. Coverage of North Korea continues into the late 1960s. I have not sought to compile a comprehensive list for each subject. Rather, I have provided publications that have appeared since the publication in 1980 of the annotated bibliography Studies on Korea: A Scholar's Guide and recent publications not cited in that work. This bibliography, then, is both an updating of and a supplement to that venerable reference."
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