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Professor Dr Martina Deuchler FBA

About this Fellow

Founding Member of Association of Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE) BA Leiden University, 1957 PhD in History and East Asian Languages, Harvard, 1967 Research in Korea: 1967-69, 1973-75 Awards and Prizes: 1993: Wiam Chang Chi-yon Memorial Award for Korean Studies 1995: Order of Cultural Merit (Eungwan), Republic of Korea 2001: George L. Paik Scholarship Award, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea 2008: First Korea Foundation Award for Contribution to Korean Studies 2009: AAS Award for Distinguished Contribution to Asian Studies



Current post

  • Emerita Professor of Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer of Korean Studies, University of Zurich, 1975 - 1988
  • Senior Lecturer of Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London, 1988 - 1991
  • Professor of Korean Studies, SOAS, University of London, 1991 - 2001


Under the Ancestors' Eyes: Kinship, Status, and Locality in Premodern Korea Harvard Asia Center (Spring 2015)

The Confucian Transformation of Korea (1992) - Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 36, Harvard University

Confucian Gentlemen and Barbarian Envoys: The Opening of Korea, 1875-1885 (1977) - \ University of Washington Press

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.