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2016 문화정책 국제 컨퍼런스 2016 International Conference on Cultural Policy Research / 2016년 7월 5일 - 9일 / 숙명여자대학교

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Keynote speeches will reflect current public’s interest pertaining to cultural policy issues in Asian region. In the opening, Ian BURUMA who is a prominent journalist and professional writer in Asian history is invited to talk about relationship between the state and the culture from a comparative perspective. Music historian, Jiwon SONG, responds to his speech by illuminating the historical context of ancient Korean history of cultural policy making. Closing keynote of the whole conference will be made by Sharon ZUKIN, a renowned urban sociologist, who critically analyzes cultural strategies of a city where abundance of urban regeneration projects is taking place.
Both keynote speeches were made possible by the support of Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Metropolitan Government of Seoul.


Dr. Ian Buruma

Opening speech, Ian BURUMA

“Culture and the nation: from the Chinese emperor’s calligraphy to K-Pop”

Prof. Ian BURUMA is a professional writer and former journalist. He was educated in Holland and Japan, where he studied history, Chinese literature, and Japanese cinema. After a career in documentary filmmaking and photography, he worked as a journalist and spent much of his early writing career travelling and reporting from all over Asia. He was Cultural Editor of The Far Eastern Economic Review, Hong Kong (1983-86) and Foreign Editor of The Spectator, London (1990-91), and has been a Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg, Berlin, the Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington D.C., St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and Remarque Institute, NYU. He now writes about a broad range of political and cultural subjects for major publications, most frequently for The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Guardian, La Repubblica, NRC Handelsblad. He is currently Henry R. Luce Professor of Democracy, Human Rights, and Journalism at Bard College in U.S.A.
Prof. Ian BURUMA was awarded the 2008 international Erasmus Prize for making “an especially important contribution to culture, society or social science in Europe.” He was also awarded the 2008 Shorenstein Journalism Award, an annual award which “honors a journalist not only for a distinguished body of work, but also for the particular way that work has helped American readers to understand the complexities of Asia.” He was voted as one of the Top 100 Public Intellectuals by the Foreign Policy Prospect Magazines in 2008, and in 2010.
His book Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006) was the winner of The Los Angeles Times Book Prize for the Best Current Interest Book. Theater of Cruelty won the 2015 PEN Diamondstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. He is well known to Koreans for commenting on Asian history through his books such as The Wages of Guilt: Memories of Japan and Germany (1995) and Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013)

Responding by Jiwon SONG

“National tradition of Korean music policy”

Dr. Jiwon SONG studied Korean Musicology at Seoul National University. Her research focuses on music policy of the 18th century Joseon dynasty. She explores the meaning of national engagement of music policy that was prevalent form the 14th century to the 19th century, how it relates to and influences the music of modern society. Research interest is in historical thought of music, music history, and sociology of music. Recent expansion of research includes life of musicians, music sponsorship, international music exchange. She has published significant works in this field such as King Jeongjo’s Music Policy, The Orchestra of Joseon Dynasty: Performing the Melody of Universe, and Masters of Korean Music. She has served as director of research at the National Gugak Center, an institution for preserving and performing Korean traditional music. She now works at the Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies, Seoul National University.

Sharon Zukin

Closing speech by Sharon ZUKIN

“Cultural strategies of urban regeneration in the Instagram Age”

Prof. Sharon ZUKIN is professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of books on urban, cultural and economic change, including Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places (Oxford University Press, 2010; translated into Korean, Japanese, simplified and complex Chinese, Swedish, Italian, and Russian) and Global Cities, Local Streets: Everyday Diversity from New York to Shanghai (Routledge, 2016). She received the Lynd Award for Career Achievement in urban sociology from the section on community and urban sociology of the American Sociological Association, and the C. Wright Mills Book Award for Landscapes of Power from the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Dr. ZUKIN holds the Carol Zicklin endowed chair in the Honors Academy at Brooklyn College in 2015-16, is a visiting professor at Tongji University in Shanghai, and has recently been a distinguished fellow in the Advanced Research Collaborative at the CUNY Graduate Center.