Panelists will examine intra-Asian Korean migration in the context of two new books—Yoon’s The Cost of Belonging: An Ethnography of Solidarity and Mobility in Beijing's Koreatown (Oxford University Press, 2020) and Park’s Sovereignty Experiments Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860–1945 (Cornell University Press, 2019). Moderator Schmid is a researcher of 19th and 20th century Korea and East Asia.
Author Sharon Yoon is an assistant professor of Korean Studies at the Keough School of Global Affairs. The Cost of Belonging is scheduled to be released in November 2020.
Moderator: Andre Schmid, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
Discussant: Alyssa Park, Associate Professor of History, University of Iowa