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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies



Students interested in pursuing an MPhil in modern Korean history or International Relations should contact the relevant faculty members (see below) prior to applying.

More information on the progamme.


Faculty Members with Research Interests in Korean Studies


Dr Nuri Kim 

University Lecturer in Korean Studies

Research interests: Modern Korean History, historiography, history of knowledge, new religious movements


Dr John Nilsson-Wright 

University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations

Research interests: Cold War relationship between the USA & NE Asia, particularly Japan & the two Koreas; contemporary regional security issues, foreign policy & domestic politics