Professor Dr Martina Deuchler FBA

Elected 2006

Fellow type
Corresponding Fellow
Year elected

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

SOAS, University of London Professor of Korean Studies

1991 - 2001

SOAS, University of London Senior Lecturer of Korean Studies

1988 - 1991

University of Zurich Lecturer of Korean Studies

1975 - 1988


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

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