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Czech-Korean Encounters through the History

Han Hung-su - man behind the establishment of Czech Korean studies

Article by Andreas Schirmer and Jaroslav Olša, jr. describes the life and work of forgotten Korean historian, archaeologist and translator of Korean literature Han Hung-su (1909-?), who was behind the creation of Korean studies in Central Europe… more ►

Bibliography of Czech-language books on North Korea and the Korean War


A comprehensive bibliography of all Czech-language works on North Korea and the Korean War consists of several parts (see below) and samples of selected book covers of 1950s ideological pro-North Korean booklets published in then Czechoslovakia more ►

First Czechs in Korea

Overview of history of Czech contacts with Korea until the World War II with a special focus on Czech travellers visiting Korea in that period. The text was originally published in: „1901 Photographs of Seoul by Enrique Stanko Vráz and other… more ►