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CfA: Policy Paper Workshop

for advanced doctoral candidates, post-docs, and junior scholars from the Korean Studies with a social science focus in Europe

News vom 12.02.2020

Date and Time: 17 March (Tue), 09:00-17:00
Venue: Otto-von-Simson Str. 11, 14195 Berlin, Germany

The Institute of Korean Studies (IKS) invites participants for the policy paper writing workshop. The workshop is for advanced doctoral candidates, postdocs, and junior scholars from the Korean Studies with a social science focus in Europe, who want to pursue the career at think tanks/public policy organization or develop their skill for writing a policy paper.

In this workshop, junior researchers have an opportunity to understand what the policy paper is and how to write a good policy paper. They learn how to approach to writing policy paper with their agenda and ideas. 

The methods of the workshop consist of lecture, interactive presentation, group work, individual work on participants’ policy paper and discussions. The language is English. 

We are delighted to announce that selected participants will be funded return airfare within Europe, accommodation (1 night) and meal during the workshop. 

The application period runs from 12 February 2020 to 23 February 2020. (23:59:59, Berlin)

Submit the following documents in one PDF file to hyungyung.kim[at]fu-berlin.de

  • Letter of Motivation

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • List of Publications if you have

Contact : Dr Hyun Gyung Kim

  • Phone: +49 (0)30 838 63562

  • Email: hyungyung.kim[at]fu-berlin.de



Dr Alexandra Sakaki

Alexandra Sakaki is a senior research associate in the Asia division at SWP (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik), an independent think tank that advises Germany’s parliament and federal government on foreign and security policy issues. Her research focuses on Japanese as well as Korean foreign and security policies. Having studied East Asian Studies and International Relations at Princeton University (USA) and at the University of Cambridge (UK), she received her doctorate in political science at the University of Trier (Germany). Before joining SWP in 2012, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Duisburg-Essen. She has authored numerous policy papers as well as articles in such journals as International Affairs, West European Politics, Pacific Affairs, East Asia and the Japanese Journal of Political Science. Her second, co-authored monograph Reluctant Warriors: Germany, Japan, and their U.S. Alliance Dilemma (Brookings Institution Press) was published in November 2019.

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