Publications

Edited volume: Global impact of South Korean Culture – Hallyu unbound (Rowman and Littlefield Publishing House) – September 2014.

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Searching the Sameness and Otherness through Hallyu in the Balkans and Central Europe. Wiener Beiträge zur Koreaforschung VII (2015), pp. 83-98, ISBN 978-3-7069-0874-0, ISSN 1998-989X.

Maps of Desire – The Impact of Hallyu in Central and Eastern Europe. In Proceedings – The 14th International Conference – CEESOK 2015, Edited by Maria Soldatova, Ekaterina Pokholkova, Moscol State Linguistic University, Moscow, 2015, pp.201-210, ISBN – 978-96-2015-002-2.

Geographies of East Asia in Europe-Ways of Perceiving and Assessing the Uniqueness of Hallyu. Dálný Východ (Far East), Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, vol 1/2015,  pp. 22-39, ISSN: 1805-1049.

Studying Hallyu in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges for empirical research. Anthropological Research and Studies, No. 4/2014, pp. 30-46 – ISSN – 2360-3445.

Reconstructing Social Identities in the Balkans and Central Europe through Popular Culture. Anthropological Research and Studies, No. 3/2014, pp. 22-23-  ISSN – 2360-3445.

Conferences

International Conferences

Reflections on the “Field” in Hallyu studies: Entaglements and dillemas of comparative research in Korean studies. Paper presented at the 15th International Conference CEESOK “New Trends in Korean Studies”, organised by Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, October 21–21, 2016.

Hallyu and “imagined communities” of Korean fans – A comparative analysis of the countries from the Visegrad Group. Paper presented at 2016 KASEUS International Conference “The ROK’s MPD and the ‘Visegrad 4+1’ Cooperation”, organised by KASEUS, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 7 July 2016.

Studying Hallyu in Central and Eastern Europe: Challenges for empirical research. Paper presented at The Viennese Korean Days, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, 4-5 December  2015.

Maps of desire – The impact of Hallyu in Central and Eastern Europe. Paper presented at the 14th Central and Eastern Europe Society of Koreanology International Conference in Moscow (CEESOK-2015), Moscow, Russian Federation, 29-30 October 2015.

Ways of representing “otherness”: A comparative analysis of South Korea’s popular culture influences in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Paper presented at the 4th Conference on Korean Screen Culture- Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS),-University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 29 – 30 May 2015.

Historical Trends of Framing International Relations. An Analysis of Romanian Media Representations of Korea-Russia Relations. Paper presented at the Conference ”Exploring the new trends of socio-cultural changes in Korean and Russian societies”, Saint-Petersburg State University, Sain Petersburg, Russian Federation, 9-10 April 2015.

Geographies of East-Asia in Europe – Ways of perceiving and assessing the uniqueness of Hallyu. Paper presented at the Conference ” Winning Central Europe: Spread and Reception of the Korean Wave in the Czech Republic and the Adjacent Countries”, The Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic,  28-29 November 2014.

Searching the Sameness and Otherness through Hallyu in Balkans and Central Europe. Paper presented at The Second Middle East  WAHS Conference ”Cultural Geography of the Hallyu: Mapping the World through Korean Popular Culture”, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 13-15 May 2014.

Romanian Conferences

Receptarea literaturii est-asiatice în România. Note de teren [Reception of East Asia litterature in Romania. Some field-notes]. Paper presented at the conference “Cartea-Obiect. Istorie culturală, strategii de marketing și tehnologii multimediale” [Book as an object. Cultural historym marketing strategies and multimedia technologies], Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 7-8 November 2014.

Geographies of Hallyu in the Balkans and Central Europe. Paper presented at the Conference ”Korea’s Soft Power Strategies in the World”, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 30-31 May 2014.

Reconstructing Social Identities in the Balkans and Central Europe through Popular Culture. Paper presented at the Conference ”Individual, Family, Society – Contemporary Challenges”, “Francisc I. Rainer” Anthropology Institute of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, “Constantin Radulescu Motru” Institute of Philosophy and Psychology of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Institute of Sociology, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University, Bucharest Romania, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Targu-Mures, Romania, 27-28 May 2014.

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