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‘Feminist-A man who is kind to women’: Civil society’s involvement in language reform in South Korea

  • Dr Adam Zulawnik,

The Standard Korean Language Dictionary has increasingly been criticised for some of its gendered and racially biased definitions.

East Asia’s low spending model on welfare is no longer fit for tackling growing inequality

  • Dr Gyu-Jin Hwang,

Despite their economic ‘miracles’ most East Asian nations have fairly low levels of spending on welfare.

Reflections on Afghanistan’s economic development: Is China the answer?

  • Imran Zakeria,

If China invests in Afghanistan its economy would improve which is crucial to overall regional stability.

WEBINAR: How learning Asian languages changes your worldview

Panellists discuss gaining new levels of personal inter-connectedness and cultural understanding through language learning.

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