PyeongChang 2018; Introduction to South Korea (2)

The Korean Culture Lectures are a series of lectures by the Cyber University of Korea on the history, people and culture of Korea.


  • Introduction
  • Korean Wave, Hallyu
  • Korea, Koreans, and their ethnic identity
  • A brief history of Korea
  • Korean language, Hangeul
  • Korean marriage, family, and kinship
  • The roots of international marriages in Korea
  • Beliefs and Religions of Koreans
  • Korean education and upward mobility
  • Japanese colonial policy and its impact on modern Korea
  • Korea’s economic miracle: From foreign aid recipient to donor
  • Korea’s long road toward democracy: Modern history of Korea
  • The Korean “national character”
  • Korean culture as paradox
  • The Korean essentials

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Website Cyber University of Korea