Professor Kyung Moon Hwang

Professor Kyung Moon Hwang

Position: ANU Network Member

School and/or Centres: Research School of Humanities and the Arts


Researcher profile:

Kyung Moon Hwang is a Korea Foundation Professor in the School of Culture, History, and Languages. A historian of Korea, Kyung Moon Hwang has written extensively on the politics and culture of historical memory, conflicts, and debates in South Korea. In addition to several shorter pieces, he published a book, Past Forward (2019), of essays adapted from columns for The Korea Times newspaper from 2014 to 2017. He is currently completing a book, Fate and Freedom in Korean Historical Films, that analyses the changing portrayal of Korea’s past in feature films released over the last quarter-century. He has also published works on the structures of state and society in early modern Korea, from the 19th to early 20th centuries.

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